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Unnamed father searching for his daughter Rachael
Unnamed father searching for Rachael, who was sold in Montgomery, AL, in spring 1864, by Mrs. Mary Ann Baldwin of Mississippi.

Charles Stewart searching for his sister Sarah Stewart
Charles Stewart searching for his sister Sarah Stewart who was enslaved by Charles Miffleton, of King George County, VA.

Stephen Calhoun and his mother, Judy Calhoun, searching for family
Calhoun and his mother searching for numerous relatives in Franklin County, North Carolina.

Charles Stewart searching for two of his sisters Fannie Stewart and Harriet Stewart
Charles Stewart searching for Harriet Stewart and Fannie Stewart. They were sold to a speculator in Alabama about 30 years earlier [ca 1840].

Bazil Butler and Celestia Butler searching for Thomas and Arthur
Thomas and Arthur were brought from Virginia 20 years earlier [ca 1847] and sold between Mobile and Montgomery, AL

Bill Dudley searching for his father Austin Dudley
Bill Dudley searching for his father Austin Dudley who left occupied Selma, AL, with Federal raiders, near the end of the Civil War. Has not been heard from since.

John Wesley searching for his brothers Tom, Daniel, and Manual Nowlan
John Wesley searching for Tom, Daniel, and Manual Nowlan, who moved from Virginia to Alabama since the Civil War with Matthew B. Nowlan.

Unnamed person searching for Columbus Coursey
Unnamed person searching for Columbus Coursey asks that anyone with information about his whereabouts to contact the Freedmen's Bureau office in Nashville, Tennessee.

John Milton Anderson searching for his people
Anderson has not seen his family since 1863. His brother, Edmond, killed at Fort Pillow, during the Civil War.

Katie Hubbard searching for her father Berket Doncler/Ben Berket
Katie Hubbard's father left Jasper County, Mississippi, in 1867 [during Reconstruction]. He went to Mobile, Alabama, where he changed his name from Berket Doncler to Ben Berket.

Martha searching for her children
Martha, formerly of Elkton, Tennessee, searching for her children in Alabama. Martha formerly was enslaved by Mrs. Dolly Camps and her children were enslaved by Camps' daughter and grandson.

Harriet Burton/Harriet Felder searching for her parents and sisters
Burton is in Montgomery, Alabama, in 1900, searching for her father, Mat Burton, her mother, Milinda Burton, and her sisters, Cinthy Burton and Mitildy Burton

R.M. Moore searching for Mr. Ed Gholston
Left for Keyton, Alabama [ca. 1906] and not heard from since. Searcher is W.M. [Worshipful Master] of Crispus Attucks Lodge No. 122. [a black Masonic lodge], Dale, Alabama. Gholston was a member of this lodge.

Mrs. Jane Drake/Jane Shanklin searching for her son, John Gardner
Mrs. Drake last saw her son in Nashville, Tennessee, in 1864 [during the Civil War]. She formerly belonged to Mr. Shanklin.

Mrs. Alice Young searching for her mother and sisters
Young, of Washington, DC, is searching for her mother, Mrs. Candace Quinn, and sisters, Mrs. Ella Barby and Mrs. Missouri Walker.

Milton Anderson searching for his folks
Anderson left Lee County, Mississippi, during the Civil War, to join the Federal Army.

Alvin Steele searching for his mother Sarah Steele and his sister Harriet Steele
Alvin Steele was carried from Huntsville, Alabama, to Canton, Mississippi, during the Civil War. He returned to Huntsville in 1895 in search of his mother and sister.

Mrs. Sarah Daniels searching for her siblings Hezekiah, William Capers, Robert, and Laura
Mrs. Sarah Daniels searching for her brothers Hezekiah, William Capers, Robert, and sister Laura. A white Methodist preacher named Ledbetter carried them from South Carolina to Alabama at the time of the Civil War.

Mr. George Noels is searching for his sister, Martha Noels
They parted over forty years ago [ca 1868, during the Civil War or Reconstruction], at Pine Bluff, Arkansas.

Mr. Alexander Buford searching for his folks
Mr. Alexander Buford was born in the Big Cove at the foot of Big Mountain [Big Cove, Madison County, AL]. He "left" there before or during the Civil War.

Mrs. Lydia Gee searching for her sons, Stephen Gee and Albert Gee
The last heard of them they were in St. Louis, Missouri.

King Lee Chapman searching for Mrs. Bell Lee Chapman
She is the sister of Mr. Ben F Batts of Nashville, Tennessee.

I.Z. Moore searching for Mrs. Della Moore
Her husband was Jack Moore. She was at Pensacola, Florida, when last heard from.

Geo. W. Donagan searching for Geo. Robertson
Edward W. Robertson went to Springfield, Illinois, in 1899. He was killed by a train on his way to Peoria, Illinois. Donagan is searching for his father, near Huntsville, Alabama, so he can inform him.
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