Mrs. Jane Olbey searching for her son, Ledyard G. Robbins, who was last known to be in Providence, RI.
George Lewis Browne looking for his siblings, Frank and Susan Brown, who were sold from Charlottesville, VA.
Mrs. Martha Ashston, Washington, DC, searching for Mrs. Mary Ware and her husband Thurban Ware, of Baltimore and Chicago
Basil Tillman, New York, NY, searching for sisters, Caroline Thomas and Amelia Gant
John Broadus, Colfax, IA, searching for brother Eugene Broadus, Washington, DC
Chloe Clark, Norfolk, VA, searching for her son, Freeman Clark
Harriet Olivier, New Iberia, LA, searching for her father, Isaac Sumner. "Left" VA 40 or 50 years ago. Possible euphemism for fugitive slave.
Ann Eliza Marbly, Nashville, TN, searching for her parents, Dollie and Jack Hicks, and other relatives
Mary Virginia Thornton, Dover, NH, searching for mother, Hannah Gatewood, and siblings, Ester Washington, Winna Thornton, and Sarah Ann Thornton, formerly of Millbank, King George County, VA
Charlotte Brock, Lexington, KY, searching for son, Alonzo Brock. He was taken to Memphis, TN in 1859.
Harriet Smith, formerly Harriet Russell, searching for sons, Henry Russell and Llewellyn Russell. They were sold from Alexandria, VA to AR in 1858.
Charles Gatson, Beaufort, SC, searching for his children, sold by Charleston, SC slave trader to MS or LA in 1861.
John Lane, Middletown, CT, searching for his mother, Mary Cartmore, of Nelson County, KY; his sister, Frances Cartmore; and his brother, William Cartmore
Jesse S. Cowles, New Haven, CT, searching for his mother, Sarah Cowles and his siblings, William Cowles, Charles Cowles, Carter Cowles, Mildred Lewis, Josephine Cowles, and Martha J. Cowles.
Sampson Alexander, of Victoria, Canada, searching for his father, brothers, sister, cousins, and friend, all formerly of Washington, DC
Willis Wright searching for his mother Mrs. Lucy Kennedy (formerly Lucy Wright). She was last known to live in Mobile, Alabama.
Lucy Kirby, of Norfolk, VA, searching for her son Richard Kirby aka Dick Kirby. Sold two years before the Civil War.
Thomas Arthur Everick, New York, NY, searching for his parents and siblings, of Florida and then Winnsboro, SC area
Richard Bradley, Rotherwood, TN, searching for his mother, sisters, and brother, sold from Hawkins County, TN to Aberdeen, MS, about 1856
Washington Thompson, New York Mills, NY, searching for his father, Joseph Thompson
Henrietta Jones, from Port-au-Prince, Haiti, searching for her daughter Georgianna Jones (2nd of 2 ads placed)
Henrietta Jones, from Port-au-Prince, Haiti, searching for her daughter Georgianna Jones.
Henrietta Jones, Port-au-Prince, Haiti, searching for her daughter, Georgiana Jones, Washington, DC
Unnamed, Washington, DC, searching for Billy Brown, former servant in the Hall family
Mary Kile/ Mary Kyle, Argenta, AR, searching for her brothers, from Culpeper Courthouse, VA
George Simpson searching for George Simpson, a slave in Clay County, MO, who enlisted in Civil War regiment
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