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  • Tags: speculators

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Washington Stills was sold in South Carolina and brought to Mississippi by John Parks and Allen Vance, speculators.

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They belonged to Andy Austin, at or near Chillicothe, MO. Frances was sold to a speculator 27 or 28 years ago [ca. 1856 or 1857].

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Hampton was sold away from her mother, in Richmond, Virginia, during the Civil War.

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Charlotte, who lived in Sacramento, CA, in 1870 placed this ad looking for her family members. Charlotte's father was owned by Joe Powell of Kentucky, who also owned Charlotte and sold her to a speculator in Louisiana.
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