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- Searchee is exactly Kentucky
September 13, 1862
Mrs. Charlotte Powell looking for her father Sam Mosely, mother Elizabeth, three brothers Harvey, Amos, and Isaac, and two sisters Rebecca and Lucretia
June 3, 1870
Mrs. Charlotte Powell of Sacramento
wishes information of her relatives
consisting of her father, mother, three
brothers and two sisters. Her father's
name was Sam Mosely; he was owned
by a man named Joe Powell, who
lived in Kentucky at a place called
Amandy Furnace, about ten miles
from Ohio River. Charlotte…
July 14, 1899
FORMER SLAVE BROTHERS MEET
Nathan Branch of Evanston Finds by
Chance Lee, from Whom He Was
Parted 66 Years Ago.
After a separation of sixty-six years Nathan
Branch, the oldest colored man in
Evanston, will meet his brother Lee of
Macon, Ga. The last sight they had of each
other was in an auctioneer’s room on a
October 2, 1892
A THIRTY YEARS' SEARCH.
Mrs. Bashop's Pitiful Quest for Her
THEY WERE SEPARATED AT AN AUC-
TION [AUCTION] SALE OF SLAVES.
The Aged Mother Sought in Many States
for Clues of Her Missing Child, but
Without Avail—Now She Wants "The
World's" Million Readers to Assist
in Finding the Girl for Whom She
Has Slaved So…
March 20, 1884
MR. EDITOR-- Please allow me to inquire for my relatives. They lived in the family of Ben. Humphries. I left my father in Grand Gulf, Miss., in 1838. His mother lived in Kentucky. At that time my father's name was Capt. Bryant; his mother was Hannah, sisters Mintie and Rose. Address me at Plantersville, Grimes county, Texas. MARIAH GREEN.
Harris Kneeright (formerly Jack Green and Harris Green) searching for his mother and brother Mamie and Henry Green
May 28, 1885
MR. EDITOR - I wish to inquire for my mother and brother, Mamie and Henry Green. I left them in Kentucky; they belonged to Henry Green. I am Jack Green, and was brought away by Lizzie Green. Brother Talmond Evans was also brought away, by Madison Evans. I then went by the name of Harris Green, but am now known as Harris Kneeright, Any information…
February 14, 1891
JACOB GARDINER––Geo. Gardiner desires in-
formation [information] in regard to his father Jacob Gardiner
who was a slave belonging to Thomas G. Gardiner,
Grimwell Co., Ky., was freed in 1846, went to
Hanover, Ind., near Madison, where he worked for
Dr. Hayes. He carried with him his wife and one
daughter named Martha Elizabeth Gardiner.…
September 25, 1879
Mr. Editor -- I desire information
concerning my uncles Gabriel
Armstead, Henry Patrick. Father's
name is Otis Armstead. Their
mother's name is Millie Armstead.
Otis is alive and he and Patrick
came from Virginia to Kentucky.
We belonged to Mr. Thomas
Esquails, Franklin, Borden county.
I took mother back to Virginia.
April 26, 1877
I desire information concerning
my son, Jerry Able. We formerly
belonged to Robert Able, Red Mill
City, Kentucky. I was sold to Bill
Matney, a negro trader, about 18
years ago. My name now is Rosean
Letcher. Address me, care of Rev.
A. M. Gregory, Waco, Texas.