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November 11, 1910
NOTICE---Any one furnishing the
correct address and whereabouts of Ed-
ward [Edward] Hayne (colored) formerly a resi-
dent [resident] of Jackson, Mississippi, will be
paid $2.50 by conveying said informa-
tion [information] to Joe Skinner, Clarksdale, Texas.
November 9, 1875
David Reed, colored, who has been traveling
with the circus. When last heard from he
was in Connecticut. Any information will be
most thankfully received by his widowed
mother, SARAH REED, 225 George st. no8-2t
December 3, 1909
I am desirous of locating my brother,
last heard of was in Pine Bluff,
Ark. His name is Edward Riley,
55 years old and born in Barnsville,
S. C. I understand he has a large
family and any information furnished
of his whereabouts will be gladly received
by S. S. Green, his brother,
Room 318, Lannom Bldg,…
February 8, 1902
She Knows Them.
RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 20, '02.
I saw an advertisement in
your paper last week. One Charlie Oli-
ver wants to find some of his relatives.
I am well acquainted with all of his
people who now live in King William
For further information call at No.
911 N. 32nd St.
Mrs. R. W. WILLIAMS.
April 9, 1921
DO YOU KNOW THEM?
I desire to know the whereabouts
of Anty Jackson's sons, who lived in
Richmond or in Virginia somewhere
during slavery times. He was an old
man, who bought his freedom by
working in the gold mines and after
the surrender, he married a Creole.
Any information concerning him on
his relatives will be thankfully…
July 30, 1863
INFORMATION WANTED--Of Harriett Shipley,
(colored) a light mulatto. She left St.
Louis about five weeks since, and went up
the Mississippi river with a number of other
contrabands, and is supposed to be now in
Minnesota. She is about twenty-one years of
age, a light mulatto, and has been brought up
to house work. Any information concerning…
April 18, 1867
Mrs. Esther Stokes, (colored,) living in
Ripley, wants information of her son,
Commodore Nelson Perry Sidwell Stokes, who
ran away from Maysville, Ky., thirteen
March 27, 1873
I left Washington, D. C., in 1862, leaving a
daughter, about 5 or 6 years of age, by the name
of Georgiana Jones. Any information as to
her whereabouts left at the office of the NEW
NATIONAL ERA will greatly oblige
mar 27-2t Port-au-Prince, Hayti.
Henrietta Jones, from Port-au-Prince, Haiti, searching for her daughter Georgianna Jones (2nd of 2 ads placed)
June 19, 1873
PORT-AU-PRINCE, May 3, 1873.
I have written several letters to Washington,
in hopes of finding or hearing something
of my daughter Georgianna Jones, but without
My maiden name was Henrietta Fants,
my husband's name Cornelius Jones; we
were both raised in the same house by Dr.
Spencer Mitchell, and…
March 27, 1873
I was sold away from my father, who lived in
Richmond, Va., fifteen years ago. My father's
name was Joseph Thompson. Any information
concerning his whereabouts will be thankfully
New York Mill, Oneida county, N. Y.
March 14, 1872
I would like to hear from my mother, Elizabeth
Bradley; my sister, Caroline Bradley;
my sister, Mariah Bradley; my sister, Harriet
Bradley; and my brother, Elick Bradley. The
above-named persons were sold by a man by the
name of Joshua Phipps to John Blevins, who
took them to Aberdeen, Mississippi. It has
March 14, 1872
Concerning Lewis Everick, his wife Eliza, and
their children, Mandy Creasey, Hannah, Julia,
Rachel, five daughters; and Vincent and Hilliard,
two sons; all owned and named after their
last master and mistress, Wm. Young and wife
Mandy. In 1864, when Emancipation was proclaimed,
they then lived three quarters of a…
July 30, 1874
of RICHARD (or Dick) KIRBY, son of Lucy
Kirby, formerly of Hampton, Virginia, now
with General V. D. Groner, Norfolk, Virginia.
This family were sold on a division of the
"Rudd" estate two years before the war.
Dick, when sold, was about ten year's old,
now about twenty-five year's old.
Any information would be…
June 13, 1872
Concerning my mother, Mrs. Lucy Wright, formerly
of Charleston, South Carolina; subsequently
she went to Mobile, Alabama, and married
there. She now goes by the name of Lucy
Kennedy. She is the mother of seven children,
viz: William, Samuel, James Wesley, Adam,
Willis, Sarah, and Mary. Any information…
November 23, 1871
I would like to hear of my father, Sandy
Alexander; my brother, Sandy Alexander; my
brother, Joseph Alexander; also, my brother,
Lawson Alexander. Any information concerning
them would be thankfully received. I would
be happy to receive some knowledge of my
sister, Mrs. Rebecca Gray; and my sister, Julia
May 5, 1869
CHANY DeWITT, an old colored woman, formerly
the property of Col. DeWitt, of Eufala, Ala.,
desires information as to the whereabouts of her children
Nelson, Robert, Priscilla, Hester, Lizzie and Sallie. She
left them at Eufala in 1856. She desires one of them
to come after her should this come to their notice, and
February 18, 1875
A Long-Lost Brother.
Information is wanted of one Willis
Brown, colored. He was last heard of
about 1859 or '60, when he was the
property of a Mr. Boone, near Nashville, Tenn.
Any information concerning him will be
thankfully received by his brother, Charles
Brown, at Plattsmouth, Cass county,
September 16, 1864
Martha Steel, a colored girl, about 25 years
old; when last heard of was at Cairo. Any information
concerning her will be thankfully received by her
mother, SARAH LEE, care of M. Hulbert, El Dora,
Hardin Co., Iowa. se16 s183-1t
September 2, 1871
INFORMATION WANTED.--Any information
regarding the whereabouts of two boys--
WM. NELSON GREEN and ROBERT NELSON
GREEN--who were sold by John D. Ferguson
to Wm. Franklin, at Frankford, Washington
co., in 1860, will be thankfully received
by their stepfather, ALFRED TYLER,
Springvale, Fairfax county, Va.
Springvale, Fairfax county,…
April 25, 1871
INFORMATION WANTED.--In the year
1844, three of my children were sold,
SARAH, WILLIAM and PRISCILLA, from the
estate of Mr. Lucius Dixon, of Fauquier county,
Va. They were small children at the time.--
Since then I have never heard of them, write to me of
their whereabouts. Direct to the care of Captain
Murray Mason, Haymarket, Prince…
November 28, 1872
of my brother Paul Reynolds, who was sold from
Beaufort during the war by Mr. Washington Fripp,
to a gentleman living in Athens Ga. When last
heard from in 1865, he was living 15 miles from Athens.
Any information concerning his whereabouts
will be thankfully received by me.
Or his father and mother,…
May 21, 1910
Wants To Find Them.
Information wanted of Dave Slow
who once pastored a church in
Richmond, also the name of the
church. I would also like to
communicate with a family by the name
of Strange. My Husband, Samuel
Strange was from Richmond. He
left there when he joined the Army.
He had two sons, one was named
Warren. His sisters…
July 20, 1871
I would like to hear of my mother, Sarah
Cowles, who was formerly owned by Rev. Samuel
Blain, Meadowfield Farm, near Williamsburg,
Virginia. Any information concerning her will
be thankfully received. I would be happy to
receive some knowledge of the whereabouts of
either of the following persons, who are my…
October 12, 1871
I would like to hear of my mother, Mary Cartmore,
who was formerly owned by William
McDonough, of Nelson county, Kentucky.
Any information in regard to Frances Cartmore
or William Cartmore, who are my brother
and sister, will be thankfully received by
July 28, 1870
Mr. Charles Gatson wishes information of his
children, Sam and Betsey Gatson. they formerly
belonged to Washington Fripp, of Newhaw,
South Carolina ; were carried to Charleston
and there sold by a trader to go far South,
it is supposed to Mississippi or Louisiana. They
are now about twenty-two to twenty-five years
old, and were…