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- Searchee is exactly Grenada, MS
April 3, 1884
MR. EDITOR--I wish to know of
the whereabouts of my brother,
Elerson Williams. Last knowledge
of him he was at Sardis, Miss., Dec.
1883. Mother and father's names
are James and Mary Williams.
There are four brothers and four
sisters of us, of whom Elerson is a
twin brother to Henderson, who is
now at Lehrton, Sunflower county,…
November 27, 1884
MR. EDITOR––I wish to inquire
for my uncle. I haven't heard
from him in about five years. His
name is Calvin Stewart. He was
down in Mississippi to see his Bro.
Jerry Jackson. He lived in Ar-
kansas [Arkansas] during the war. His owner
was a widow lady, Widow Cook.
He has relatives John Stewart,
Justin Stewart, Bof. Stewart and…
May 21, 1885
MR. EDITOR--I wish to inquire
for my son, Sandford Terrell. The
last time I heard from him was in
1883, at which time he was in New
Orleans, and I was in Arkansas,
but now I am in Mississippi, ten
miles west of Grenada. Any information
of his whereabouts will be
thankfully received. Ministers
will please read this from their…
April 19, 1883
DEAR EDITOR:--I wish to
inqure for my brother. His name was
George; he belonged to Elizabeth
Madison, the wife of Balos
Madison. They sold him to John
Benson, who carried him to Arkansas,
and have never heard of him since.
My mother was Rachel Masters;
she belonged to Jesse Masters.
When he was carried away I was
quite small and…
September 2, 1886
MR. EDITOR -- I want to find my
sisters, Martha, Ellen and Melvina
Bingham. We belonged to Mrs.
Bingham in Middle Tennessee; I
left them at the old home place on
the Mt. Pleasant Pike, in Murray
county. Old mistress had five
girls; Mary married Mr. Thomas
Armstrong, he lived in Lafayette,
near Oxford, Miss., at College Hill.
April 20, 1882
DEAR EDITOR --- I wish to inquire
for my father Wesley Jones. He
married my mother, whose name
was Mary, at Gonzales, Texas.
She had gone from this state with
her then master Summerfield Fox.
After they had been married a
short while my mother's master
took her and her only child and
moved back to Mississippi and left