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  • Tags: slave trade

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Alexander Ward was sold in Huntsville, AL, in 1859. Left his father, John Ward, in VA.

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Mrs. Woodsen finds little sister, Mrs. Culton, of Bonne Terre, Missouri

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William H. Todd, Washington Court House, OH, finds his mother in Macon, GA, after writing to people in the South for many years in search of her.

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She was sold by slave traders. Had been looking for her since the Civil War.

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She was one month old when her mother was sold away. Found her family by placing an ad in a Richmond, VA newspaper.

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Nellie Butler searching for her sister, Diana Davenport. Butler also placed an ad for her in 1892, under name of "Dinah Davenport."

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.
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