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  • Tags: slave trade- Louisiana

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.

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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.

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Boyd placed this ad in 1841, twenty years before the Civil War. Her daughters had been sold about twenty years earlier [ca 1821] by George Boyd, of Nashville, to Blount Robertson, of Louisiana.
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