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  • Tags: slave trade- Virginia

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

Alexandria VA Gazette. May 26 1866.jp2
Fanny Harris searching for her children, James, Jane, and Louisa Harris. "Have been in the South for several years." [They were presumably sold South]. Formerly "belonging to Mr. Frederick Foote, of Prince William county."

Richmond Planet Mar 15 1902.jp2
Braxton Mitchell, Spring Hill, KS, searching for his brothers and sisters.
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