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Bennie A. Smith, who married Hattie Smith (nee Whitfield) is searching for Charlie, Granderson, and Isaac Whitfield, his in-laws.

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Rachael Sharp is looking for her sister Melvina and her brothers, Sam and John, who were last seen in Chicot, VA, where they were enslaved by Susie Sharp

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Mahalia Johnson is searching for her mother, Betsey Ann Taylor

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Anderson had been enslaved in Lee County, MS, by Mason Anderson. His father, Richard Anderson, and sisters, Polly and Rachael, were sold.

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Hannah was sold from the auction house of N.B. Hill, of Richmond, VA, one year ago [in 1864, during the Civil War].

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Scott, from Humboldt, TN, is in Memphis. His wife and daughter had come to Memphis two months earlier, in August 1868, and he hopes to meet them there.

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Paine left four years ago [ca. 1870, during Reconstruction] to work on the railroad, below Chattanooga, TN.

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Wright, of Knoxville, TN, "left" his children at Fairfax Courthouse, Culpeper County, VA. He "belonged to" Judge John C. Greene. His wife, Betsy, "belonged to" John Stone, 12 miles from there.

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His children were named Lucinda, Malinda, James, Myner, Charles, Kate, George, Isy, and Hamp. Wright was raised in Culpeper County, VA. His first master was Jack Greene, a judge in Richmond, VA. His second master was John Stone.

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They "are somewhere in the South." [They were presumably sold south before the Civil War]. Their names were Charles Thomas, Henry Wright, James Nelson, Minor Franklin, Isaac Williams, Hamp Conway, and Luncinda.
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