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DailyMORepublican_18660919_Pope_Maria.jpg
He "formerly belonged to" Dr. Pope, near Augusta, AR. He is supposed to be in St. Louis or Louisville.

ST.LOUISREPUBLICAN_18760714_CLARK_JULIA.jpg
She and her brothers, Reubin and William Gibbins, were raised in Hopkins County, Tennessee. Her brothers were set free when John Gibbins died. Reuben went to Centralia, Illinois.

LIVINGSTONJOURNAL_18670511_PAGITT_PRESTON.jpg
His wife was Ann Pagitt. Their children were John Alexander Calhoun, Casandra Jane McDaniels, and Mary Lydia Frances. They were taken from near Liberty, Virginia, to Alabama, ten years ago [ca. 1857]

BUFFALOCOMMERCIAL_19000116_JOHNSON_DIANA_MRS.jpg
Johnson wrote this information wanted letter to the county clerk in Buffalo, NY. Johnson, daughter of Jack and Hannah Hellard, was born in Rowan County, NC. She was sold away from her mother in 1840 and brought to Alabama, and from there to Texas, in…

NEWORLEANSDAILYPICAYUNE_18710506_ALEXANDER_ELLEN.jpg
Sons lived in New Orleans, LA. They were formerly owned by Mr. McPheeters McCutchen, of Augusta County, VA.

OWENSBOROMONITOR_18740506_STOWERS_MARY.jpg
Stowers was separated from her son 28 years earlier [ca 1846], when she was sold from Owensboro, KY, to Shelby County, KY, and then again from Shelby County to Alabama. In 1874, several years after the Civil War, she went to Evansville, IN, in search…

ST.JOSEPHWEEDKLYGAZETTE_18940130_FOUTS_ABSALOM.jpg
Postmaster in Washington, DC, searching for Fouts/Faust, of St. Joseph, MO, "regarding some slaves her formerly owned." His son-in-law "Doc" Daniels's reply, stating that Fouts/Faust died in 1875, was also published.

HUNTSVILLEJOURNAL_18960306_DRAKE_JANE.jpg
Mrs. Drake last saw her son in Nashville, Tennessee, in 1864 [during the Civil War]. She formerly belonged to Mr. Shanklin.
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