Richmond Planet (Richmond, VA)

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Richmond Planet (Richmond, VA)

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1890, 1891, 1892, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1897, 1898, 1899, 1900, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1906, 1907, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1913, 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1919, 1921, 1922

Collection Items

Minerva Williams seeking information about her brother Alexander Sprattley
Minerva Williams seeking information about her brother, Alexander Sprattley, who was formerly enslaved by the Temple family.

Joseph Cheatham seeking information about his sisters Sarah Fowlkes and Martha Tissles
Joseph Cheatham seeking information about his sisters, Mrs. Sarah Fowlkes and Martha Tissles, who were last known to live in Richmond, VA.

W. Anthony Cole, Jr. seeking the whereabouts of George Smith
W. Anthony Cole, Jr. seeking information about George Smith who was last known have left New Orleans around 1872.

Unnamed widow of Charles Harris, Jr. searching for his mother Louisa Harris and unnamed sister
Unnamed widow of Charles Harris, Jr. (in care of Edward U. A. Brooks) searching for his mother Louisa Harris, who remarried a man Samuel Brown, and his unnamed sister who married a man name Budd.

W. R. Fields searching for his son Robert B. Fields
W. R. Fields seeking information of his son, Robert B. Fields, who was last seen in 1893.

William Tunstel seeking his brother McLeroy
William Tunstel seeking information of his brother, McLeroy, who was formerly enslaved by James Dixon before being sold to a slave trader who took him to NC.

Henry Lucas searching for his brother Allen Kelley
Henry Lucas seeking information of his brother, Allen Kelley, who he last saw in Richmond, Virginia in 1865.

Mrs. Mary C. Smith searching for her sisters Emily and Sarah Smith
Mrs. Mary C. Smith seeking information of her sisters, Emily and Sarah Smith, who were formerly enslaved by Mrs. Jessie Hare.

Bettie Johnson seeking information about her father Edwin Childs (1st of 2 ads placed)
Bettie Johnson seeking information about her father, Edwin Childs, who was formerly enslaved by Dr. Worthum.

Sandy Sprattly seeking information of her mother Canddis Sprattly and sister Manervie Sprattly
Sandy Sprattly seeking information of her mother, Canddis Sprattly, and sister, Manervie Sprattly, who she last saw at the end of the Civil War in Richmond, VA.

William Branch seeking information of John Branch
William Branch seeking information of John Branch, a maternal relative, who was formerly enslaved by Lawyer Woodson in Lunenburg, VA.

Mrs. Clara Baship (appears elsewhere as Bashop) looking for her daughter Patience Green (4th of 4 ads)
Clara Baship seeking information of her daughter, Patience Green, and her son, John William Harris.

Lucy Mead seeking information about her mother Patsy Reed and sisters Becky and Caroline
Lucy Mead seeking information about her mother, Patsy Reed, and sisters, Becky and Caroline. Lucy was formerly enslaved by Lewis Davis before being sold several times.

Mrs. Annie Polk searching for her brother Henry Hogue
Mrs. Annie Polk seeking information of her brother, Henry Hogue, from whom she was sold away before the Civil War. She mentions two or three more brothers, but does not name them.

Octavia Ethrington (formerly Octavia West) searching for her brothers Charley West and Willie West
Octavia Ethrington (formerly Octavia West) seeking information of her brothers, Charley and Willie West, who she has not heard from for 10- or 15-years.

T. A. McGahee (formerly William Page) seeking information about his unnamed sister and brothers
T. A. McGahee seeking information of his sister, who might have placed an ad in The Richmond Planet, and also information of his two brothers who he had not seen since the Civil War.

John Coleman seeking the whereabouts of his parents Nelson and Maria Coleman
John Coleman seeking information of his mother and father, Marie and Nelson Coleman, who were last known to be living in Manchester, VA.

Robert Bassey seeking information about his mother Louisa Bassey and siblings Julia, Susan, Dinah, and Solomon
Robert Bassey seeking information about his mother Louisa Bassey and siblings Julia, Susan, Dinah, and Solomon.

Rev. Thomas N. Allen seeking information about his father Robert Allen, his sisters Sarah and Margaret, and his son Calvin
Rev. Thomas N. Allen seeking information about his father Robert Allen, his sisters Sarah and Margaret, and his son Calvin. They were all formerly enslaved by William and Mack Burton in Chesterfield, VA.

Robert Johnson seeking information about unnamed friends
Robert Johnson seeking information about unnamed friends who he last saw near Detroit, MI.

Mary Ancell looking for Joseph Gray
Mary Ancell looking for information about Joseph Gray who was last know to be in Ruckersville, VA.

Josephine Draper Griffy searching for her father John Draper
Josephine Draper Griffy, looking for her father, John Draper, from whom she was separated when she was sold to Bill Wallace who took her to Tennessee.

Mary L. Hunter searching for anyone who left Covington, VA before the Civil War
Mary L. Hunter looking for anyone who left Covington, VA during the Civil War.

Lula Montgomery looking for her mother Millie, her two sister's Mary and Judie, and her father whose name she does not remember
Lula Montgomery looking for her mother, Millie, her two sister's, Mary and Judie, and her father whose name she does not remember. She was separated from her parents when she was sold as a young child.

Mrs. Amanda Wells searching for her father Cager Simms, mother Jennie, and several siblings
Mrs. Amanda Wells seeking information about her father, Cager Simms, mother, Jennie, three sisters, Lucy, Mandy, and Roxayana, and two brothers, Lewis and Cager. Her family was formerly enslaved by Burton Woods.
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