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John Strander searching for his sons
John Strander, Washington, Yolo County, CA, searching for sons. Believes some moved from St. Clair County, IL to California.

Mrs. L. M. Spencer (white) searching for Katie Williams
Mrs. L. M. Spencer searching for Katie Williams and her daughter, Gussie. Williams was once the "property" of the Spencer family.

George Harris and Mary J. Brooks reunite and remarry after 45 years
Harris and Brooks were separated by sale in 1859 in Louisiana. They found each other in 1904 and remarried in Fresno, California.

Charlotte Powell looking for her father, Sam Mosely,  mother, Elizabeth, three brothers, Harvey, Amos, and Isaac, and two sisters, Rebecca and Lucretia
Charlotte, who lived in Sacramento, CA, in 1870 placed this ad looking for her family members. Charlotte's father was owned by Joe Powell of Kentucky, who also owned Charlotte and sold her to a speculator in Louisiana.

Green Morgan and Prudence Croan reunited and remarried after 30-year separation
Green Morgan and Prudence Croan [Prudence Brown?] remarried in Versailles, KY, in 1889. They had been separated there in 1858, when Prudence was sold and taken to a Louisiana plantation.
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