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Rosa Belle Lewis seeking her sister Mary Ellen Lewis
Rosa Belle Lewis seeking information of her sister, Mary Ellen Lewis, who was last known to be in somewhere Baltimore County, MD.

Unnamed person looking for Eliza Larkman
Unnamed person seeking information about Eliza Larkman who was formerly enslaved by Richard Griffin.

Mrs. Mary Myers looking for her husband Wade Thornton Myers
Mary Myers seeking information about her husband, Wade Thornton Myers, who has not been seen for five years.

Agnes Watts searching for her son John Warren Watts
Agnes Watts seeking information about her son, John Warren Watts, who was last known to be in an Army hospital in Petersburg.

Parker Moore and Sarah Moore searching for Aaron Moore
Parker Moore and Sarah Moore searching for Sarah's husband, Aaron Moore, of Belair, MD. Went missing during the Civil War, while traveling to Baltimore to claim exemption from the draft.

Ann Barnet searching for son, Theodore Barnet
Ann Barnet, Baltimore, MD, searching for son, Theodore Barnet. During the Civil War.

Perry Watts searching for family
Perry Watts, Jefferson, TX, searching for family in St. Mary's County, MD

Harriet Jones searching for Walter Harris, also known as Walter Jones
Harriet Jones searching for Walter Harris/Walter Jones, enlisted in the First Regiment of U.S. Colored Troops

Anderson Montgomery searching for her children and sister
Anderson Montgomery searching for her children, Martha Ann Montgomery, Susan Montgomery, Jane Montgomery, and Nace Montgomery, and her sister, Martha Ware

Martha Hawkins searching for her son Isaac Martin Van Buren Hawkins
Martha Hawkins searching for her son, Isaac Martin Van Buren Hawkins. He went south with a New York regiment, Civil War.

Wm. H. Graves searching for his son William C. Graves
Parents of William C. Graves, age about 13, searching for him. Missing since July 26, 1864. During the Civil War.

Mary Joyce searching for John Joyce
Searching for John Joyce. Went missing on way from Ellicott's Mills, MD, to Baltimore, MD, five or six weeks ago [in summer 1865, several months after the Civil War].

Catherine Anderson looking for information about John Anderson
John Anderson's widow, Mrs. Catherine Anderson, searching for information regarding fellow members of his company during the Civil War [presumably to apply for a Civil War widow's pension].

John Vincent Thomas searching for Stewart/Sidmon family
Thomas searching for Charles Stewart, John Stewart, Henrietta Sidmon, or any of their children. They were sold South before the Civil War by the McTavish family.

Arthur Larkman searching for his sister, Eliza Larkman
Eliza was formerly "owned" by Richard Griffin. Sold to Miss Mary Emack, who came to Baltimore in 1860. Mother's name was Deborah.

Samuel Toogood searching for family
Samuel Toogood searching for Priscilla, Elizabeth, Sarah, Ellen, Henry, and Alfred Toogood. They "belonged to" Moses Lawrence of Anne Arundel County, Maryland.

Attorney Chas. Cowles Tucker searching for Elizabeth Jackson
Chas. Tucker searching for Elizabeth Jackson, widow of Henry Jackson, late of Washington, DC. [Possibly related to a Civil War widow's pension.]

Unnamed man searching for his wife Mrs. Mary Jane Bowser
Unidentified man searching for his wife Mrs. Mary Jane Bowser, late of Richmond, VA. Information can be received at Johnston's Barber Shop.

Emily Holmes searching for her husband Solomon Holmes
Emily Holmes searching for her husband Solomon Holmes of Dorchester County, Maryland.

Ann Whaley
Whaley, age 101, wrote to the mayor of Baltimore in search of her family. Her mother, Minta Whaley, "was owned by Capt. Peter Whaley."

T. & W. searching for an unnamed woman formerly enslaved by Mrs. Worthington
Searching for a "colored woman," formerly "owned" by Mrs. Worthington, who lived in the family of D.C. Croxall about 15 years ago [ca 1852].

Cupid Blue and Kitty Blue searching for daughter Millie Blue
Millie Blue, age 14, left her home in Howard County, Maryland. Parents fear she was enticed away.

Unnamed searching for Eli Signo
Eli Signo lived with Mrs. Lyon, Baltimore, Maryland

Edward Williams searching for Sarah Williams
She left her home in Baltimore on Monday. Has not yet returned.
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