William Love is looking for his lost son, Jackson. He left with General Sherman's army in March 1865, during the Civil War.
Sarah Oxley and her siblings in search of sister Dorcas
Eliza Cooke looking for son Greenwood Cooke
Richard Elliott is looking for sons, Willie and Champion.
James Hall searching for son, Wesley
John Wilson, of Colbert County, MD, searching for his children, sold in Richmond, VA
Fillis Dudley, Wilmington, NC, searching for her children, Lemuel and Eliza Dudley
William H. Gilchrist, of Carthage, IN, searching for his family
Kilby White, Onslow County, NC, searching for son, Caesar
Peter and Peggy Vinson searching for daughter, Emma, commonly called "Poss," age about 14. Formerly belonged to Mr. Chas. Henderson.
Malinda Davis searching for her father, who "formerly belonged to" Mrs. Jane White of Onslow County, NC
Lev Hall was sold away from Guilford County, North Carolina, in 1839. He was formerly enslaved by Elijah Witty and is looking for his mother Tempy Witty and siblings.
Williams was sold to a Mississippi planter when a boy. Reunited with his mother, in Asheville, North Carolina, on Christmas Day 1892.
Marlow searching for Rev. Green, a preacher and doctor who was married near Excelsior, North Carolina
She was formerly the slave of the Rev. Bannister Jarvis, of Powell's Point, Currituck County, North Carolina
They belonged to the estate of Esther Meekins and were carried from Roanoke Island, North Carolina, into the Confederate lines in 1861, during the Civil War.
Isham Richardson, described as being an albino, was taken from his father when "the Federal army came through" during the Civil War. He is believed to be somewhere in the North.
Tecy "formerly belonged to" Dr. Banks, Wake County, North Carolina. He sold her to Fabius Rand in Clifton, Wilcox County, Alabama, about 11 or 12 years earlier [ca 1855].
Mary Williams searching for her daughter, Harriet Hayes, and two grandchildren, Mansa and Helen, who were taken from the Raleigh, North Carolina, area to Richmond, Virginia, and sold there in 1863, during the Civil War.
Pinkney was mustered out of the U.S. service at Fort Macon, North Carolina, in May 1868, when he was last heard from.
Ad placed in Wilmington, North Carolina. Smith was a "colored" discharged soldier. [A Civil War veteran?]
Motte, and the child's mother, searching for a four year old "colored boy" who "strayed" away. Ad placed in Wilmington, North Carolina, two weeks before the Civil War ended.
Joanna Hamilton searching for her sons, aged 12 and 8 years, who were supposed to be in Catawba County, NC.
He was born in Moore County, North Carolina. Was last heard from in St. Augustine, Florida, in 1885.
Bowen, born in North Carolina, went to Hartford, Connecticut, and enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1863, during the Civil War. Bowen, or his heirs, are entitled to a "small estate."
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