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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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Johnson's first husband, Geo. Perry, escaped from Fleming County, KY, to Canada 43 years earlier [ca 1830]. Johnson and their child were went with him but were caught and taken back to Kentucky, where they remained in slavery until the Civil War.…

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Quindy Relf escaped from slavery. His wife and their five children were later manumitted in Virginia and went to Ohio. They are searching for him. An antebellum ad.

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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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Henry Wilson, butler to four Illinois governors, finds his sister, Mrs. Hattie Webb. They were separated in 1864, when Wilson and his mother escaped from Missouri to Illinois during the Civil War.

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They are "mulatto" and from the Creek Nation. They escaped, presumably to the North, from Maysville about ten days after the Civil War battle there.

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Andrew Jackson, Baxter, WV, searching for Anty Jackson's sons. Anty Jackson bought his freedom by working in the gold mines.

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Margret Young, sold and separated from her family in 1861, was reunited with her son Dowen Young as Christmas gift. Margret and her three children lived, all slaves of John Arthur, in Clay County, MO near the town of Liberty when the civil war broke…

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Fanny Ward searching for her parents, Melvina and Issac Trumbull; brothers Jacob and Charley, and possibly her 7 other siblings; and a unnamed child. Her brother Charley cut off his own arm upon learning he was to be sold.

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Clarissa Reed searching for her mother, Pearline; stepfather, Sam; and siblings Sophronia, Fannie, Morgan, and Anderson. She was sold for cutting off two of her young boss's fingers.

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James Ferguson, Steubenville, OH, wants to learn about his father, Allen Clark, who escaped slavery in Orange County, VA, and joined Union army

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David Young searching for his stepfather's parents and siblings Partheney, Emily, Joanna, Charles Henry, and possibly a brother John, although that could also be the stepfather's name.

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David Young searching for his parents Prescilla and Charles Bradford; brothers Charles, Henry and Webster; and sisters Patheney, Emma and Joan.

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James Calloway searching for his son, Jemmy Calloway

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George Johnson is lookig for his brother-in-law Houston McLemore, the son of Jim and Adline McLemore.

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Rachel Hackett searching for Sarah Jane Hackett, Ellen Hackett, and their half-sister Mary Elizabeth Hackett.

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Frances Parker searching for her brothers Thomas and Amiger Moton.
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