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March 25, 1882
Peter Bell, now living at Wankee, Iowa, but formerly belonging to Jake Serrat and afterward to C. W. Bell of Mississippi, writes for information of his parents, William and Nancy Houston, formerly owned by Sie Houston, who bought them of Jake Serrat, who also owned a girl named Florence Houston. Peter has not heard or seen of…
July 26, 1884
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To the Editor of GAZETTE:
Mrs. Kate Smith (nee) Washington,
of Akron, desires to find the where-
abouts [whereabouts] of her mother, who, she thinks,
resides in Zanesville (or was there
when last heard of). The name of
her mother is Ann Washington, who
gave her daughter to white people to
raise when one year…
June 15, 1889
Hunting For His Brother.
FRANKLIN, O.-- Rev. L. Gray and
wife are in Dayton.--Miss Elizabeth
Scott of Xenia, is here.-- Miss Lena
Ferguson is in Springsboro.--Mrs.
Thomas is ill.--Mrs. Anna Curry is
convalescent.--Rev. Seymour preached Sunday.--Miss Ollie Thomas is visit-
ing [visiting] in Lockland.--Richard Tillman
Gooden, of this…
J. William Bailey seeking his mother Nancy Bailey, brothers Edward, James, and Rufus Bailey, and uncles John and Henry Ash
February 2, 1884
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J. William Bailey, born in Greens-
borough [Greensborough], Gilford County, N.C., would
like to hear from some of his relatives,
whom he has not seen for many years.
His mother's name was Nancy Bailey;
brothers, Edward, James and Rufus
Bailey; uncles, John and Henry Ash.
Any information of the above will be…
December 11, 1886
I desire the address of a few sol-
diers [soldiers] of the 44th Regiment Colored
Infantry in the late war. Will make it
to the interest of such soldiers to ad-
dress [address] me as follows;
July 31, 1886
CAN YOU HELP HER?
CHAMPAIGN, ILL., July 1886.
To the Editor of The Gazette.
I wish to enquire through your
paper for information of my two sis-
ters [sisters] and brother, named respective-
ly [respectively] Katie Butler and Caroline and
Walton Carter These were the maid
en [maiden] names of my sisters. Caroline…
May 24, 1884
--Exchanges will please copy: Mrs.
Rosetta Shotwell, of No. 8 Meridan
street, Chicago, would like to learn of
the whereabout of her son, Auctavious
Audwine, who was born in Macon, Ga.
Last account of him he was in New
Orleans, La., in the year of 1872. Any
information as to his whereabouts will
be thankfully received at the above…
August 21, 1886
Can You Help Him?
Chas. Leekins, of New Alexandria,
Jefferson County, O., desires inform-
ation [information] of his sister’ children, who, he
thinks are now living in Point Pleas-
ant [Point Pleasant], W. Va. His sisters’ names were
Jamia and Maria Wagner. They be-
longed [belonged] to Andrew Wagner. Any in-
formation [information] will…
February 5, 1887
Any information concerning the
whereabouts of Daniel W. Jackson will
be thankfully received by his sisters,
Mrs. Hattie Pratt, Meadville, Pa., and
Mrs. Rebecca Reed, 473 Sterling avenue.
August 25, 1888
Do You Know?
Any information of James, or Jake
Hudelston, formerly of Overton County,
Tenn., will be thankfully received by
Mrs. Mary Grace, Lockland, Hamilton
County, O., wife of James and mother