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- Searcher is exactly St. Louis, MO
July 22, 1880
MR. EDITOR-- I wish to inquire for my mother, supposed to be living in New Orleans, La. She was the wife of Frank Chauvin, and owned by Prof. Ortis, of St. Louis. She was sold from her husband and taken to New Orleans. I am told that she has a friend, Mrs. Nancy Jones, a member of the Methodist Church, living there. I am the only daughter, but have…
August 31, 1867
WANTED--Information of whereabouts of
colored woman SARAH FISHER and son FRANK,
who left St. Louis in 1863 for Iowa, and since returned.
J. J. REDMOND, corner Third and Locust, may advise
them of something to their advantage.
May 22, 1866
PERSONAL -- Information wanted of MARTHA
CLEMENS. (colored girl.) 18 years old, who
lived with Dr. Clemens, near Keatstown, Barry connty,
Mo., and left there during the war. Any information of
her will be liberally rewarded by her mother. MAHALA
SMITH, No. 95 North Third street, St. Louis, Mo.
October 14, 1905
Notice! Notice!! Notice!!!
The whereabouts of Mrs. Ann Payne,
who formerly lived on Targee street
now known as Johnson street, is desired
by her sister, Mrs. Susie McGurth,
living at 1546 South Second street. She
would be pleased to find her.
November 26, 1904
V. J. Lancaster, of 2206 Walnut
street, wishes to find the whereabouts
of his brother, Frank Lancaster. They
formerly lived in Louisville, Ky. Call
at Palladium office.
October 24, 1903
The whereabouts of one George
Henry Johnson, who lived in Concordia
parish, La. He left there
in 1872. We learn that he moved
to East Baton Rouge, La. He has one
sister, named Millie Johnson. His father's
name is Robert Johnson, who
now sells The Palladium, and his stepmother
is Abbie Johnson. They now
live at 209 South Fifteenth…
April 13, 1907
$2000 FOR JAMES H. ROGERS
LAST HEARD OF IN ST. LOUIS.
To the Paladium.
Please give me space in your columns
to locate one, James H. Rogers.
He has relatives in this state, and
upon his presence depends the settlement
of a will involving several thousand
dollars. $2,000 will be paid to
James Rogers, the senior brother of
September 7, 1879
To the citizens of the United States: GEN-
TLEMEN—Will some of you be so kind as to tell
me what was the name of the colored regiment,
if so it was called one, stationed at or on Presi-
dent Island, about five miles below Memphis,
Tenn? I had a brother who enlisted in it, I
suppose in 1861, also served as a soldier until…
December 31, 1884
WANTED--Information of William Talbert (colored),
supposed to be in Memphis, Tenn., sold by
Henry Patterson in 1852. Any information will be
thankfully received by his mother, Martha Hunt,
Sacramento ave., St. Louis, Mo. Memphis papers
October 15, 1878
TWO WOMEN WANTED.
By a Gentleman Who Asks the Police to
Help Him Find Them.
Information is wanted of the whereabouts of
Rebecca, a mulatto, and Patsey, a black woman,
who were once the servants of Mrs. Caroline
B. Trumbull, of the State of Louisiana,
by Gen. Butler, who is stopping at Major Butler's
residence, No. 1520 Lucas…
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…
May 23, 1891
JESSE HENRY JOHNSON—Is a brown skin youth
with a broad face. He has large ears which stand
off from his head. The first joint of the little
finger of his left hand is off. He was born in
Vicksburg, Miss. He is 18 years oly. He left me
two years ago in Washington County, Miss. Ad-
dres [Addres], Anna Barnett, 3315 Manchester Road, St.…
December 13, 1864
OF a colored boy named LYMAN GREEN,
about 18 years old; was in Memphis
last winter; was raised on Milton Covington's
plantation, 25 miles north of Natchez.
Information of his whereabouts will be
thankfully received by his mother, Mary
Green, by addressing E. A. Hawks, St. Louis,
November 28, 1913
NOTICE OF INQUIRY.
To the Many Readers of the Globe.
I inquire for the whereabouts of
one Linard Wilson. He was born
and reared in Nashville. I have
not heard from him for seven years.
If any one can inform me of his
whereabouts I will appreciate it to
MRS LIZZIE WILSON,
3402 Pine St.,
St. Louis Mo.
January 5, 1895
Wanted.––The address of Agnes Ross, broth-
er [brother] of Mary Ross, a colored woman generally
known as "Lame Mary," who before 1863 was a
slave of David Castleman of Lexington, Ky.
She left Lexington suddenly about 1864 or 1865
and never returned. When last heard of
through her letters to her mother she was in or
near Belmont, Pa.…
Mrs. Alexander Bailey (formerly Sarah Catherine Hunt) seeking her mother Margaret Hunt and relatives
February 27, 1896
Mrs. Alexander Bailey, nee Sarah Catherine
Hunt, a prominent resident of our city, is de-
sirous [desirous] of locating Wm. Henry Harrison Hunt,
Mary Jane Hunt, Francis Russell Hunt, Charlie
Hunt, and Margaret Hunt, her mother: who
formerly belonged to Jim Crain and came from
Poplar Plains, Ky., to Lexington, Ky., in…
July 16, 1892
I would like to know the whereabonts of some
of my people, which. to my remembrance,
belonged to a slave-holder by the name of Gamble
and lived at Defate County, Mississippi; my
mothers name was Ellen Gamble, fathers name,
Anthony Gamble, and four brothers, the oldest
Henry Gamble. next Ellison, Walter and Alander;…
May 9, 1891
I wish to learn something of my sister, whom
I have not seen since 1863. We parted at a hotel
in Leavenworth, Kansas. Her name at that
time was Mary Kirk. Our mother's name was
Sarah and father's name was Frederick. My
name at that time was Mahala Jones. Any infor-
mation concerning her will be gladly received
by her sister, Mahala Johnson,…
June 4, 1892
BABE DEBOW--I have a brother that was lost
from me in Nashville, Tenn., in 1867 or a little
after Hood's raid on Nashville. His name or the
name he went by as he was very small was Babe
Debow. His father's name was John Debow. He
was left with a family by the name of Richardson
in Nashville, Tenn. Any tidings of him will be…
Georgiana Berry seeking the name of husband's Civil War company, for her Civil War widow's pension application
August 24, 1901
COLORED VETERANS, ATTENTION!
Is there any one who can give me the name of the colored company that was made up in the month of May in Grand Gulf Miss., in 1862? My husband was a member of that company. His name was John Berry. Since his death I have forgotten the name of the company and so cannot send application for pension until I find out the…
October 14, 1905
Friends in St. Louis would like to
know the whereabouts of Ella Upshaw,
residing in Washington. D. C., and who
was formerly Ella S. Pienor. Any in-
formation concerning this party will
be gladly received at The Palladium of-
fice, 2617 Lawton avenue, St. Louis, Mo.
February 6, 1904
cerning Mrs. Annie Johnson, formerly
Miss Annie Murrell. She lived in Dyer
county, Tenn. Any information will
be thankfully received by Mrs. Ellen
Mayes, of 4040 -----------------.
September 19, 1903
cerning the whereabouts of Wilson
Sanford, who formerly lived in Hazle-
hurst. Copiah county, Miss. He left
there about twenty years ago. Any in-
formation concerning him will be
thankfully received by Miss Annie Al-
vorid, of 4119 Fairfax avenue.
August 22, 1903
cerning the whereabouts of Rev. P. J.
Jackson, who formerly lived in Mem-
phis, Tenn. He came to St. Louis
about eight months ago and preached
in several churches in this city. Any
information will be thankfully re-
ceived at this office.