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Richmond Planet Mar 29 1902.jp2
Married "long before John Brown's Insurrection." Husband, of Harpers' Ferry, VA [now Harpers Ferry, WV], sold to Richmond, VA. Has not heard from him since.

1902 Brooks. The Richmond Planet Jul 19.jp2
Susan Brooks was born in Kinston [Kingston?], VA. Daughter of Jeffrey and Delsie Miller. Sold as a small child, in a "drove led by Mr. Trice or Price." Belonged to Philip Miller's estate.

1902 Coles. The Richmond Planet July 19 1902.jp2
Jane Coles was "a slave owned by Beverly Caesar." Daughter of Rhody Harvey. Sister of Malinda, Jerry, and Samuel Harvey. Jane sold at age 19.

Richmond Planet. Jan 18 1902.jp2
Charlie Oliver (born Dandridge Vius) searching for his grandfather. Charlie was sold in 1859. His grandfather was free all his life and a barber in Richmond, VA since 1855.

Richmond Planet April 12 1919.jp2
Virginia Rice searching for relatives of her mother, Lucy Fisher. Her mother, her grandmother Harriet Fisher, and her great-grandmother, Kate Winfrey, were all slaves of Winfrey/Winfreys family of Richmond, VA. Searcher's maternal grandfather was Bob…

Richmond Planet. Oct 5 1907.jp2
Mollie Curren searching for her uncle, Lewis Smith, her aunt, Sallie Anne Thorp, and her aunt, Patsy Thorp. Patsy was sold during slavery.

Memphis Daily Appeal. July 11 1878.jp2
Worden Scott and Mary A. Scott searching for Worden's father, John Scott

Philadelphia Inquirer Feb 27 1868.jpg
John Thomas, executor of George Hazzard, Philadelphia, PA, searching for children of George Hazzard and Cynthia Hazzard, sold as slaves in Virginia many years ago.

The Colored American Washington DC. This Mar 21 1903 version is best image quality. This ad ran for several months..beginning Sep 6 1902.jp2
Betty Reynolds, Atlanta, GA, searching for brother, Saunk Joyce, sold in Mecklenburg, VA, several years before Civil War
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