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October 5, 1868
Charles Scott (colored), from Humboldt, who
reached the city Saturday, wishes information of
his wife, Melinda Scott, and his daughter, Nancy
Scott, who came to the city on the 7th of August
last. He can be found at this office, No. 14
Union street, this evening, from five to six
o’clock, or from eight to ten…
August 12, 1874
Mrs. Ann Rucker, colored, would be glad
to receive any information concerning the
fate or whereabouts of Mack Paine, her son,
who left her for years ago to work on the
Wills Valley Railroad, below Chattanooga.
About twelve months ago, he worked on the
Railroad at Tuscaloosa. Address,
MRS ANN RUCKER, colored,…
July 21, 1874
Henry Wright, a colored resident of Knox-
ville, desires to hear of some of his chil-
dren or relatives, whom he left at Fairfax
Court House, Culpepper county, Va., sev-
eral years ago. He belonged to Judge
John C, Greene, of that place, while his
wife, Betsy, belonged to Mr. John Stone,
who lived twelve miles…
April 2, 1873
Lost Children Wanted.
I want to find my children. My name is
Henry Wright. I was raised in Culpepper
county, Virginia, one mile from Fairfax
Court House. First wife's children: Lucinda,
Malinda, James, Myner, Charles. Second
wife's children: Kate, George, Isy and Hamp,
I would be glad for my children or their chil-
dren to come; they…
Henry Wright and Malinda Wright searching for their children and step-children (3rd of 3 ads placed by Wright)
March 8, 1878
This is to inquire the whereabouts of
the children or step-children of Henry
Wright, colored, who are somewhere in the
South. Their names are : Charles Thomas,
Henry Wright, James Nelson, Minor Frank-
lin, Isaac Williams, Hamp Conway, and
Lucinda, children or step-children of Henry
Wright and Malinda Wright. Direct…
September 26, 1867
INFORMATION WANTED OF RICHARD MURRAY
ALIAS RICHARD CLOYD (COLORED).—The where-
bouts of Richard Murray alias Cloyd, formerly
with John Cloyd, of Fayette county, Tenn., is
earnestly desired at our office on South Court
street, or Simpson, Hadden & Co., No. 202 Front
street. HUMES & POSTON.
December 26, 1866
ANY information respecting Isaac Rosser (colored)
family; of LaGrange, Troup county, Ga., will be gla
eceived Peter [undecipherable].
Address American Union, Chattanooga, Tenn.
July 26, 1871
POTTSTOWN has an Enoch Arden in the shape of a colored man named James Dogan, who was a slave prior to the rebellion, and, escaping into the Union lines, afterwards became a soldier and fought all through the war. He became separated from his family, and not hearing from them for several years, subsequently married again. Recently he learned of the…
December 14, 1905
as to the whereabouts of JOHN
HENRY HOLMES, son of Chas. Holmes.
Please inform Mrs. Lydia A. Grimes,
192 Wayne street, Jersey City, N. J.
November 24, 1874
PERSONAL—Information wanted of JULIA
CREAMER, by her daughter, Lizzie
Creamer. When last heard of, Julia was taken
from Memphis by John Creamer. Address
Wilsonbury, Harrison county, West Virginia.
September 9, 1868
INFORMATION is wanted relative to the
whereabouts of William Snyder, a colored
boy, aged twelve years, who left his home in
State street, this city, on Sunday, August
30th, for the purpose of going to Sunday
school, and has not been heard of since. He
had a black roundabout, light pants and light
hat, and has a small sore under one of…
July 17, 1869
INFORMATION WANTED OF ETHEOTHER
BUTLER, or his whereabouts; will be liberally
rewarded at No. 312 RABORG STREET, near Republican
street. He is four feet high, fifteen years of age,
and of light ginger-cake color; he had on when he
left home a brown slouch hat, a brown and white
striped shirt, blue jacket and black casinet…
October 20, 1882
—William White, colored, of Lagrange, Lee county, Ark., writes the APPEAL for information concerning his brother, George White, known before the war as Turner White. He was born in Panola county, Miss., and formerly belonged to Col. F. M. White. His mother was living in Memphis in 1867, when George White went to Mobile to be mustered out of the…
April 8, 1871
Of a colored boy named PERCIVAL DELMER, now
about 20 years old, formerly owned by Edgar McKen-
ney, of Virginia. He is now now supposed to be
somewhere in North Alabama. Any information will
be thankfully received by his mother, and may be
sent to the care of THE SELMA PRESS.
February 27, 1913
Information is wanted of whereabouts
of Robert Peck (colored), who lived in
New York (City or Brooklyn) in or about
1850. He or his descendants or relatives,
or those having known him will find it to
their advantage to communicate with
The New York Age Office, Box F. D. T.
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.
November 29, 1888
An Old Slave Marriage.
The Parties to It United After
Thirty-Five Years' Separation.
From the Globe Democrat.
An instance almost strange as
fiction itself occurred in the marriage
license department at the Recorder's
office yesterday. It appears
that about fifteen years previous
to the late civil war a colored
man, who now gives…
November 4, 1864
In relation to the whereabouts of one colored man
named Benjamin Franklin Colbert, son of
Mahardy Colbert, of Chocktaw and Chickasaw
Nation. It appears that Benjamin Franklin Colbert,
was claimed to be a recruit, enlisted by Captain Van
Horn, for the 1st Colored regiment, at Sax and Fox
Agency, Kansas, in April or…
October 20, 1883
COSTA--INFORMATION WANTED OF
SUSAN ANN COSTA, who formerly lived with Mrs.
Julia Snediker, New Lots, Long Island. Reply to O.K.
HUTCHINSON, Colored Orphan Asylum, One Hundred
and Forty-third St, and Tenth av, New York.
August 21, 1868
MY DAUGHTER DOLLY, WHO has REcently
lived at Robert McCutcheon's, ten
miles south of Nashville, will please let me know
her whereabouts. Any one knowing of her [undecipherable]
will confer a great favor on an old
woman by dropping me a line through the Nashville
Post office to the care of R. P. McCutcheon.
April 10, 1898
LAST SAW SON WHEN HE WAS SOLD.
Aged Negro of East Boston Advertising
for News of Brothers and Son, Who
Were Sold Before the War.
In one of the weekly papers devoted
to the interests of the colored people,
and published widely throughout the
country as a religious paper, recently
appeared a peculiar advertisement, which
September 30, 1874
INFORMATION WANTED-of the whereabouts of Mrs. CLOE JARVIS (colored). She was formerly the slave of the Rev. Bannister Jarvis, of Powell's Point, Currituck; County, N. C. Any insormation addressed to her son will be thankfully recteved.
ALFRED HARRISON, World office New York City. 14-2t.