The Colored Tennessean (Nashville, TN)

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The Colored Tennessean (Nashville, TN)

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1865, and 1866

Collection Items

Henry Hill seeking information about his wife Lucy Blair (1st of 2 ads)
Henry Hill looking for his wife, Lucy Blair, who was formerly enslaved by William Blair.

Samnel (likely Samuel) Jones seeking his sons Dock and George
Samnel Jones looking for his sons, Dock and George, who were formerly enslaved by Nathaniel Potter.

An unnamed person searching for his parents David and Lucy Morgan and siblings
An unnamed person looking for his parents, David and Lucy Morgan, sisters, Hannah Davis, Catharine, and Savannah Morgan, and brother Charles Levi Morgan. They were all formerly enslaved by William Morgan.

An unnamed parent searching for their son Michael Kinnard
An unnamed parent searching for their son, Michael Kinnard, who was formerly enslaved by Philip Fall who hired him out to a man named Griffin.

Susan Huddleston searching for her son Jetson
Susan Huddleston looks for her son, Jetson, who was formerly enslaved by Mr. Dolhite who sold him to Thomas Ford.

John Milton searching for his father Dick Richardson, brother Edward, and sisters Lucy and Polly (1st of 3 ads)
John Milton looks for his father, Dick Richardson, brother Edward, sisters Lucy and Polly, who were formerly enslaved by Mason Anderson. He is searching for his uncle John Anderson and his wife Fanny Anderson.

Armistead Bogle searching for his sister Edmond Bogle
Armistead Bogle seeking information about his sister, Edmonia Bogle, who was formerly enslaved by John Scruggs.

Richard Gray seeking information about Moses Lumly and Polly Noel
Richard Gray looking for Moses Lumly who was formerly enslaved by Dr. John Hicks and sold south to William Lumly. Gray is also seeking information about Polly Noel who was last known to live in Vicksburg, MS.

Eliza Ann Ratlif looking for her sons George, William, and Bearty Lewis
Eliza Ann Ratlif seeking information of her sons, George, William, and Bearty, who were formerly enslaved by Mrs. Nottingham.

Martha Keller searching for her father Byrd Keller
Martha Keller looks for her father, Byrd Keller, who was last known to be living in Bowling Green, KY.

David Hadley seeking information of Melissa Flowers on behalf of her uncle Sanders Flowers
David Hadley, on behalf of Sanders Flowers, seeking information of Melissa Flowers who was last known to be in Nashville, TN.

Hannah Barnett looking information about her daughter Martha James
Hannah Barnett looking for her daughter, Martha James, who was last known to be in Montgomery, AL. Martha was formerly enslaved by Dr. Barnett before she was sold to Mr. John James.

Robert Williams seeking information about his son Daniel
Robert Williams is looking for his son Daniel.

Matilda Clairborne looking for Henry and Elizabeth Normant and their children Nelson, Lemon, Granville, Virginia, and Parthenia
Matilda Clairborne searching for Henry and Elizabeth Normant and their children Nelson, Lemon, Granville, Virginia, and Parthenia who were all formerly enslaved by James Normant.

C. J. Johnson seeking information Susan Hineway's granddaughter Ann Elizabeth Sykes (1st of 2 ads)
C. J. Johnson searching for Ann Elizabeth Sykes who was formerly enslaved by George Cunningham and subsequently sold several times.

David Lofflin seeking information about Alex Lofflin
David Lofflin looking for Alex Lofflin who was formerly enslaved by John Lofflin and last known to be in Murfreesboro, TN.

Patty Brown searching for her husband John Williams
Patty Brown is looking for her husband John Williams who she last saw in Greenville, Tennessee in 1863.

Henry Hill searching for his wife Lucy Blair (2nd of 2 ads)
Henry Hill seeking information about his wife, Lucy Blair, who was formerly enslaved by William Blair.

Lucinda Lowery searching for her daughter Caroline Dodson
Lucinda Lowery looking for her daughter, Caroline Dodson, who was sold by James Lumsden to a speculator in 1862.

Charity Moss searching for her sons James and Horace
Charity Moss is looking for her sons, James and Horace, who were formerly enslaved by David Moss before they were sold away from each other.

Ben and Flora East seeking information about their daughter Polly and son George Washington
Ben and Flora East are looking for their children, Polly and George Washington, who were carried away by their enslaver Thomas Sample.

Thornton Copeland looking for his mother Betty
Thornton Copeland looking for his mother, Betty, who he last saw in Fauquier County, Virginia in 1844.

C. J. Johnson searching for Ann Elizabeth (2nd of 2 ads)
C. J. Johnson looking for Ann Elizabeth who was formerly enslaved by George Cunningham before being sold multiple times. Ann Elizabeth is the daughter of Lithy Jane Johnson and granddaughter of Susan Hineway.

Henry Tippin and/or Henry Russell seeking information about Lucinda Russell and her children
Henry Tippin and/or Henry Russell seeking information about Lucinda Russell and her children. They were formerly enslaved by William Russell before being sold south.

Saml. Dove searching for his mother Areno, sisters Maria, Neziah, and Peggy, and his brother Edmond
Saml. Dove searching for his mother Areno, sisters Maria, Neziah, and Peggy, and his brother Edmond, who were all owned by Geo. Dove of Rockingham County, Shenandoah Valley, VA. They were sold in Richmond, after which Saml. and Edmond were taken to…
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