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Stowers was separated from her son 28 years earlier [ca 1846], when she was sold from Owensboro, KY, to Shelby County, KY, and then again from Shelby County to Alabama. In 1874, several years after the Civil War, she went to Evansville, IN, in search…

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They "belonged to" Andy Austin, at or near Chillicothe, MO. Frances was sold to a speculator 27 or 28 years ago [ca. 1856 or 1857].

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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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Would like to find her folks.

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Would like to find his family members. "I have been to sea for twenty years."

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Louis is looking for his mother he has not seen in 30 years.
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