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  • Tags: slave trade- Virginia

Lee Barton, of Houston, Mississippi, was separated from his wife in Virginia by sale 38 years earlier [ca 1853]. He found her in 1891 and they remarried.

David Walke sold away from his wife, Nancy Gibbs, 32 years ago [ca 1839], taken from Norfolk, Virginia, to New Orleans. Walke returned to Norfolk and they reunited in 1871.

Nathan Branch, the "oldest colored man" in Evanston, Illinois, learns that his brother lives in Macon, Georgia. They were separated by sale in 1833, in Chesterfield County, Virginia.

Anderson and Pryor were separated before the Civil War. They found each other and remarried in Hagerstown, Maryland, in 1905.

Cox and his wife were separated by sale in 1855. Reunited in 1879.

Mrs. Lucy King searching for her brother, Wallace, and sisters, Minnerva and Juda Braxton, children of Robert Braxton and Malvina Braxton. They were sold from Hampton, VA.

Sun. New York NY. Sep 9 1888.jp2
Sophia Brown, daughter of Harriet King and Isham King, was sold from Virginia to Mississippi.

1902. Richmond Planet. Apr 19 1902.png
Mother, Frances Woodson/Frances Bowles, sold from Goochland County, VA, to Florida.

National Republican. Washington DC. May 20 1875.jp2
Emmanuel and Caroline Jacobs searching for their son. He was "a slave of Daniel R. McNeal," Hardy County, VA. "Sold to Southern traders" before the Civil War.

New National Era. Washington DC September 29 1870.jp2
Martha Ward searching for her sister, Rosetta McQuillin. She was sold from Norfolk, VA, to a Frenchman in Mobile, AL, about 30 years ago
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