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- Searchee is exactly Kansas City, KS
February 19, 1908
Postmaster Childs received a letter
this morning from Caroline Jackson
of Philadelphia asking for information
concerning the whereabouts
of a negro woman named Polly Anne
Green. The letter stated that she
came to this city during the slavery
days and belonged to the Holiday
family in Virginia.
January 16, 1899
A Romance of Slavery.
Saturday two ex-slaves, neither of
whom had ever been married before,
were granted a license to wed by probate
Judge Snyder. They were Richard
Jones, aged 55, and Jane Vaughn,
aged 40, both of this city. The two
negroes, when children, were owned
by the same master. When the war
was over and the slaves…
Mrs. M. J. Brownlee searching for her aunt Mrs. Florence Tally and her grandmother Mrs. Jane Goodloe
January 19, 1906
Mrs. M. J. Brownlee, 230 Jefferson
ave. would be very glad of the
information as to the whereabouts of
her aunt, Mrs. Florence Tally and
her grandmother, Mrs. Jane Goodloe,
who are supposed to be somewhere
in Kansas City, Kansas.
February 21, 1884
Mr. Editor - I wish to inquire
for Rose Hamilton. I last saw her
in Kansas City. We were sold by
Charlie Hamilton, and went from
Georgia to Lynn county, Kansas,
and thence to Kansas City, Mo.
There were three boys, Lee, Squire
and Frank. The last time I heard
of Rose, she was in Louisiana, be-
tween Shreveport and Marshall.
January 1, 1898
FINDS LONG LOST SON
DOWEN YOUNG MEETS HIS MOTHER AFTER 36 YEARS
A Mother Sold and Separated From her Family in 1861, Found and Presented to her Son as a Christmas gift in 1897.
The happiest Christmas in all the great city of Chicago was, at the modest home of Dowen Young, No. 3142 Fifth avenue. It was a reunion of a mother and son torn apart…
July 21, 1881
MR. EDITOR: Mrs. Lucinda
Smiley wishes to find her sister and
brother-in-law, Allen and [undecipherable]
Ellis. When last heard from they
were in Kansas City a year ago.
Address, P. H. Smiley, care of Rev.
W. B. Avery, Oswego, Kansas.