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MAYSVILLEEVENINGBULLETIN_18911127_FOLEY_ALEXANDER.jpg
Foley, of Natchez, Mississippi, found his wife in 1891 in Carrollton, Kentucky. They had been separated by sale [in Virginia?]

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Easton, of Indianapolis, Indiana, found his mother, Clara Clounch, of Paducah, Kentucky. They were separated by sale when he was seven years old.

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Freeman was sold in Dover, Tennessee, in 1863, during the Civil War. Reunited with her mother in 1892.

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They ran into each other in 1867. From Fleming County, Kentucky. Joshua bought his freedom in 1849. Solomon escaped to Canada in 1837.

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Reunited in Janesville, Wisconsin. Hiram Jefferson was separated from his family after the capture of Fort Donelson, during the Civil War.

JUNIATASENTINELANDREPUBLICAN_18911111_LAWRENCE_FRANK_E.jpg
Lawrence's parents were separated during slavery [ca 1855]. Found his father in 1891.

CINCINNATIDAILYSTAR_1879_01_23_CORKLEY_JACK.jpg
Corkley, a Louisville, Kentucky, railroad porter, found his mother in Louisiana. She was sold away from him when he was a year old.

BOSTONPOST_1876_02_22_THOMPSON_GEORGE.jpg
Thompson, of Newport, Rhode Island, escaped from slavery in Frederick, Maryland, 46 years earlier [ca 1830].

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Harris and Brooks were separated by sale in 1859 in Louisiana. They found each other in 1904 and remarried in Fresno, California.

RICHMONDDEM_18860225_HARRIS_ALBERT_AND_MARIAH.jpg
They were separated, in Kentucky, by sale 37 years earlier [ca 1849]. Albert Harris found his wife after searching since the Civil War.
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