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  • Tags: slave trade- Maryland

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Newspaper article about Milla Dawsey's search for her family. Includes transcription of Dawsey's two Christian Recorder ads. Dawsey, from Calvert County, Maryland, had not seen her brothers or son since they were sold away from her.

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Daughter reunited with her parents, Newtown, Maryland. She "belonged to the Rush estate," from which she was sold 20 years earlier [in ca 1855].

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Forbes and his mother were sold in Maryland in 1850, to Green Andes, and taken to Mississippi. Forbes' parents: George Henry Forbes and Henrietta Forbes. Grandparents: Barney and Winnie Moore.
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