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April 10, 1898
LAST SAW SON WHEN HE WAS SOLD.
Aged Negro of East Boston Advertising
for News of Brothers and Son, Who
Were Sold Before the War.
In one of the weekly papers devoted
to the interests of the colored people,
and published widely throughout the
country as a religious paper, recently
appeared a peculiar advertisement, which
July 23, 1900
A Former Slave's Appeal.
The following pathetic appeal is printed
in the Star of Zion, Chariotte, N.C.,
and is from a former slave who wants to
find his relatives, 37 years after they were
"Information wanted of my mother, sister
and brother. My mother's name was
Lucy Jennings, and was a servant of Dr.
March 18, 1883
ANY INFORMATION OF A COLORED PERSON
by the name of Fannie Williams, will be gladly
received by her sister Jennie Thomas, at 171
August 19, 1917
MR. AND MRS. JOHNNIE DILLARD, of Lynchburg, Va., wish to find their nine children, Mollie, Daniel, John, Millie, Tom-my, Malinda, Jimmie, Mauncy and Margaret Jane (all colored), who when last heard of were sold by negro traders. Write information to Mamie Stuart, rear of 355 Walnut street, Atlanta, Ga. Will pay all expenses.
June 10, 1893
I would like to know the whereabouts of my
twin brother, his name is Willie Williams; we
were born in Marrietta, Ga., he left when I was
at the Union depot, in Atlanta, Ga., and went
to Louisiana, the last I heard of him. Any information
concerning him will be gladly received
by Willie Williams. Lithia Springs, Ga. 6 10
February 21, 1884
MR. EDITOR--I wish to inquire
about my people. My sister
belonged to Sallie Drone in Atlanta,
Ga. Her name was Isabella. I
left her in Chattanooga in 1862.
Sister Ellen also belonged to Mrs.
Drone. Mother belonged to the
same family, and lived about six
miles from Atlanta. I had brothers
George and Giffel. Address me at
June 11, 1892
I would like to inquire for my relatives
separated from me in slave times. My mother and
her three daughters were taken from Warrenton
county, Georgia, and carried to Grenada,
Miss., in 1860. My mother's name was Lydia
Bell, and my sisters' names were Rosetta Bell
and Helen Bell, and my name was Ann Bell.
We belonged to widow…
October 3, 1891
I would like to know the wereabouts of my
mother My original name was Francis Fuller,
and I lived in Green county, Ga. My
mother was taken from Daid county to the
state of Louisiana Her name was Mahalie
Hall. My uncle, Dave Hall, and an aunt whose
name was was Julia Hall, was taken with her.
Their mother, who was left in Green…
July 1, 1885
I wish to inquire through your
paper for my two aunts, who lived
in Atlanta, Ga. I heard from them
once since Christmas, but not
knowing the number of the street
they lived on, or any one to direct
in care of, they don't get my let-
ters. Now if any of your readers
know anything of them they will
confer a favor by notifying them…
July 18, 1891
Lucindy Millsap, a colored wo-
man near Conyers, Ga. wishes in-
formation of her two brothers,
London and Anderson Bass, who
ran away with Gen. Sherman's
army in 1864. London Bass was
totally blind and was led off to At-
lanta, Ga., during the seige of that
place, by his brother Anderson,
making the remarkable trip
March 24, 1866
INFORMATION wanted of my mother,
Sylvia Williams, who formerly belonged
to James Maxwell, Esq,, of Augusta,
Ga. She was owned first by Dr. Degarr.
I have not seen her for nine years. I
formerly belonged to the above Maxwell.
Any person that can give me word of her
will be thankfully rewarded Address
The Colored Tennessean, Box…
August 6, 1892
WASHINGTON MOSEBY-I wish to find my father
Washington Moseby. I last heard from him about
twelve years when he was living in Memphis, also.
his brother Jimmy Lee. Address, Mattie P
Moseby, 71 Gullatt street, Atlanta, Ga. 4-1.
February 21, 1891
MARY WILSON—Any information of my mother
Mary Wilson will be gratefully received by the un-
dersigned. When last heard from she lived at 116
W. Harris street Atlanta, Ga. Address, R. D.
Ware, 509 Central ave. Minneapolis, Minn.
September 6, 1902
Please Help Me Find My Brother
Saunk Joyce was sold in Mecklenburg, Virginia several years before the civil war to Cunnigan a Negro trader. His mother. Willie, was a slave on the Joyce plantation. He had One sister Betty, who is very anxious to find hlm. Any information will be gladly received.
MRS. BETTY REYNOLDS.
44 Parker street, Atlanta,…
December 08, 1866
Cinda White, desires to hear of the
whereabouts of her Children, Sally, Jane,
and Hercules, Hercules was sold in Atlanta
by Jack Wallace, about three years ago and
taken to Tennessee: the girls was sold to
James McDaniel in Thomaston Ga. about
the same time. Address; Lucinda White,
Duncan St Charleston So. Ca
July 12, 1890
Any one knowing the whereabouts of
one Ellis Dennis Kemp formerly of
Atlanta, Ga., and when last heard of was in
Cincinnati will confer a great favor by
informing his sister Mrs. Elizabeth
Pettiford, 111 S Lincoln street, Chicago, Ill.
February 2, 1882
TEXAS, BOX 78.
DEAR EDITOR ---- I wish to inquire for my people through your paper. My name is Isabella. I and my brother Jesse were brought from North Carolina by Dr. Mills. We were sold in Madison county, Mississippi. My sisters, Martha and Rosanna, were bought at the same time by a trader named John Ford, and was sold in Louisiana. Our…
January 19, 1882
DEAR EDITOR ---- I wish to know
the whereabouts of my people, 1st.
Brother Anderson Turner and his
wife Delilia, children, Henrietta
and John Turner, his mother was
Edith who went to Mark Alexander
by marriage, his wife father
name was Philip and her mother
Sarah. 2d. My daughter Lucy
Turner was sold to James Turner,
April 1, 1880
DEAR EDITOR ---- Please allow me
space in your valuable paper to inquire
for my brothers and sisters.
We belonged to Mr. John R. Goff.
of Tucker county, West Virginia.
I was sold to Wm. Elliott, of same
State. My sister Louisia was sold
to Bob Kid, and was sent here to
Louisiana. My brothers' names
are Jerome, Thomas, Jacob,…
October 14, 1865
OF Caroline Dodson, who was sold from
Nashville Nov. 1st, 1862 by James
Lumsden to Warwick, (a trader then in
human beings), who carried her to At-
lanta, Georgia, and she was last heard of
in the sale pen of Robert Clarke, (human
trader in that place), from which she was
sold. Any information of her where-
July 15, 1886
INFORMATION WANTED OF MY TWO
sisters, Louisa and Harriet Walton,
daughters of Frank and Mary Walton.
They were born in Rutherford county,
North Carolina, near Rutherfordton, at
Uncle William Johnson's, after whose
death they were sold to one Bill McKes-
son. The last account ever heard of them,
Louisa was at Atlanta, Ga., sister Harriet…
December 15, 1866
Information wanted of my mother, Harriet
Jones. When last heard of she was in Madison,
Florida, living with Oscar Jones, her master; and
also of my brothers, Squire and Joe, and my sis-
ter Edwina. I was sold by Cy. Robertson to
Lewis Schofield, of Atlanta, Ga. Any informa-
tion will be respectfully received by