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  • Tags: migration (post-emancipation)

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Amy Morris, aka "Mrs. Frenchy," grew up enslaved in Hancock County, GA, near Sparta, GA. Beginning at age 14, she was sold several times, in Georgia, Mississippi, and Arkansas, before she escaped during the Civil War. Previously, she and her first…

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Davis's friends are searching for her. She formerly "belonged to" Dr. West, of Hinds County, MS. Was last heard from in Richmond, VA. Contact Rev. P.B. Price, Richmond, VA.

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He left Wake County, NC, in August 1866. He was in Harnett County, NC, when last heard from. Ad placed in 1867, during Reconstruction.

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Rebecca came to Baltimore, MD, from Essex County, MD, in May 1873. Ad placed later in 1873, during Reconstruction.

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Dolly last seen on July 4, 1872, when she left for Baltimore from Vuo de L'Eau, Virginia (near Norfolk, Virginia). Ad placed in 1872, during Reconstruction.

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Merrill arrived in Baltimore from Newtown, Maryland, in May 1867, during Reconstruction.
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