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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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Brown wrote to the Clerk of Court, Washington, DC, for information. He was sold away from Washington, DC, 40 years earlier [ca 1846].

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Dianna Johnson searching for her relatives who she left in North Carolina. Her mother's name was Hannah Hellard, her sisters Jinsey, Flora, and Lucy, and brothers John, Benjamin and Miles Calvin. Her father was Jack Hellard. Her mother had twins but…

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Bill Gross is searching for his mother, three brothers, and sister. His parents were named Jim and Kitty Caruthers. His brothers were Jim Whiting and John and George Caruthers. His sister was named Rachael Rose. They all belonged to a man named…

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Jack Collins (Henry Warren) searching for his mother, Katie Lee, and/or sister Mariah.
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