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Mrs. McDora Dungee looking for her father Allen Bradford
Mrs. McDora Dundee looking for her father, Allen Bradford, who was a barber on a boat running from Montgomery to Mobile in 1863.

Robert Warren and Charity Atwater reunited after 53 years and remarry
They married "according to slave laws" in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 60 years earlier [ca 1837]. They were separated by sale seven years later. Reunited and remarried in Oskaloosa, Iowa, in 1897.

Henry Tolliver finds his father, Alfred Tolliver, after 55 years
Tolliver, of Des Moines, Iowa, was sold away from Daviess County, Missouri, at age 9 [in ca 1848]. In 1903, he learned that his father lives in Leavenworth, Kansas, and visited him.

Charles Owens searching for his brother Harry Bowen
Bowen escaped from slavery, near St. Francisville, MO, in 1859. He presumably went to Chicago and, from there, to Canada.

Sarah Borras searching for Steve Martin
Sarah Borras is looking for her missing brother, Steve Martin.

W.H. Pitzer
W.H. Pitzer is looking for his sister, Maud Pitzer.

W.H. Milligan
W.H. Milligan providing his address to the many people who asked for it.

James Heater
James Heater stole a neighbor's horse and buggy.

John Carr
John Carr is looking for his son, Laurence Carr.

Mrs. Julia Winn found her sister Mrs. Emery
Mrs. Julia Winn and her sister, Mrs Emery, found each other 50 years after being separated. They were reunited by a mutual relation, Mrs. James Bown.

Charles M. Dutcher looking for witness Logan Welch
Charles M. Dutcher searching for Logan Welch who witnessed a car accident in Iowa City, IA. The ad gives a physical description of Welch and of the event.

Mrs. Millie Harden looking for her sister Mrs. Anna Davis
Mrs. Millie Harden looking for her lost sister, Mrs. Anna Davis, who was last known to be traveling to Des Moines, IA.
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