The Evening Star (Washington, DC)
The Evening Star (Washington, DC)
1862, 1863, 1864, 1866, 1867, 1871, 1873, 1874, 1876, 1882, 1886, 1899, 1905
Unnamed, Washington, DC, searching for his son, about age 5, who "strayed away or was taken from his home." During the Civil War.
Dr. Bonner, from City Point, VA, searching for his wife, Lucretia T. A. Bonner, who left Mason's Island (now Theodore Roosevelt Island, DC) in 1864, during the Civil War.
Unnamed woman searching for her husband Henry Johnson. believes he is in Richmond, VA, and asks him to advertise his location in The Evening Star.
Unnamed woman searching for her daughter Lucy Gleed who lived with [belonged to] the widow Carter in Oakland, VA.
Joseph Hamilton searching for his wife, Eliza Hamilton. Leave information with George E. H. Day, Washington DC.
Unnamed mother from Washington, DC, searching for her son Stephen Jones.
Kesiah Abell searching for her daughters, Frances Taylor and Margaret Abel [aka Margaret Abell] (2nd of 3 ads placed)
Unnamed, Washington, DC, searching for their daughters, Frances Taylor and Margaret Abel [aka Margaret Abell]. [Kesiah Abell's name is inferred from other ads she placed in search of her daughters]. Ad placed in March 1865, during the Civil War.
Kesiah Abell searching for her daughter, Margaret Abell [aka Margaret Abel] (1st of 3 ads placed by Kesiah Abell)
Kesiah Abell searching for her daughter, Margaret Abell, who was formerly enslaved by Jacob Melvin.
Caroline Hall searching for her daughter Josephine Hall.
Mrs. Virginia Waugh, Washington, DC, searching for Washington Magruder, age 87
William Woods wrote a letter to the DC Chief of Police in search of his mother, Mrs. Flora Woods. Woods served in the navy from 1872 to 1878.
Henry Lucas seeking information about his wife Louisa Lucas and their three children who were last seen in Fredericksburg, VA. They left there with intention of meeting him in Washington, DC.
Charity Dilashaw seeking information about her son Donob Dixon who was supposed to be in Washington, DC.
Pearl Smith searching for John Smith and his daughters Ora Smith and Sarah Smith who lived on Tom Blanton's place, near Fredericksburg, VA.
Brown wrote to the Clerk of Court, Washington, DC, for information. He was sold away from Washington, DC, 40 years earlier [ca 1846].
Kesia Able searching for her daughter, Frenes Taylor, who, when last heard from, was in Richmond, Virginia.
Margaret, age 13, ran away from her mother. Ad placed in Washington, DC, in June 1865, two months after the Civil War.
John, age six, left home in Georgetown, DC, and had not been seen for eight days. In 1873, during Reconstruction.
Frederick Frazier seeking information about the whereabouts of his children who were supposed to be in Washington, D. C.
John Woodford seeking information about the whereabouts of his nephew who lives in Washington, D.C.
Mrs. Elizabeth Johnson seeking her husband who she has not heard from since before the Civil War.
Carolina Thomas searching for her son Aron Thomas who was enslaved by Lucinda Cutler in Dinwiddie County, VA.
Patsey Spotsey searching for her daughter Millie Spotsey who left Jackson Morten's farm in Orange County, VA, where her parents lived, "when quite a small child." Ad placed in 1871, during Reconstruction. [Race is not indicated, but the veiled…
James and John Curtis were bound to Robert Earl, proprietor of a livery stable in Washington, DC, as minors.
Ralph Thomas searching for information about Eudora Johnson, age 12, who was last seen in Washington, D.C. where she "strayed" from her home.
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