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  • Tags: family separation

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They belonged to James Duncan, near Russellville, Logan County, Kentucky, and were separated 46 years ago [ca 1846].

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Smith, of Indianapolis, Indiana, is searching for her brother. They were separated during slavery.

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Dick "was the slave of Edward Bush, a negro trader, who was our father." Montgomery was sold in or near Nashville, Tennessee, when a child, and taken to Missouri. Her brother was sold to someone in Texas.

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Bell had 27 children but only knows the whereabouts of three. She had been enslaved by Montgomery Bell, at Bell's Iron Works in Dickson County, Tennessee.

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Lee Barton, of Houston, Mississippi, was separated from his wife in Virginia by sale 38 years earlier [ca 1853]. He found her in 1891 and they remarried.
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