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- Searcher is exactly Washington, DC
September 16, 1893
Where is She?I desire to know the whereabouts of my mother, Charlotte Blackwell. She was owned by James B. Mason, Stafford Co., Va., and was sold to John Couper, the slave trader. When last heard of she was in Richmond. Any information will be thankfully received. Address OSCAR JACKSON, 1022 New Jersey Ave, N.W., Washington, D.C.
February 4, 1893
Relatives Found.Mrs. Josephine Bass of Memphis, Tenn. in the PLaNET of the 21st, advertised for relatives whom she had not seen for thirty-one years.She has found them. They called at this office this week and proceeded at once to correspond to her. Only two are now alive.A gentleman in Washington found his long lost sister in the same manner. He…
June 13, 1891
An Inquiry.Catherine Hill, my sister who was sold by Benjamin Harrison from Jack Shop Madison county. Her mother’s name was Jane, father, Moses Hill. He belonged to James Walker. Address Mrs H. Price 1915- 8th St. Washington, D.C.
September 22, 1881
INFORMATION IS WANTED of the whereabouts of two young colored men, nemed respectively Eugene Clifford and Adam Pinkwood, who were sold from their mother at Washington. D. C., during the late war, and supposed to be somewhere in Alabama. Any information leading to their discovery will be thankfully received. Address J. E. BRUCE, Managing Editor…
May 2, 1865
GIRL LOST.--On Friday evening, Eudora John-
son [Johnson], colored, aged 12 years, strayed from her
home, near the Virginia avenue Bridge, (Island.)
and has not been heard of since. She was dressed
in a striped Virginia cloth dress, short sleeves,
soldiers cap and bare-footed. Any information
leading to her recovery will be thankfully…
December 4, 1871
ANY INFORMATION CONCERNING MY
daughter, MILLIE SPOTSEY, who left the home
of her parents, Jackson Morten's farm, in Orange
county, Va., when quite a small child, will be thank-
fully [thankfully] received by her anxious mother. PATSEY
SPOTSEY, 5th street west, between P and Q streets,
Washington, D. C. 1t*
August 9, 1866
LOST--ARON THOMAS, seven years old; came
away with Louisa Booz from city Point last
year His mother and the boy belonged to Miss
Lucinda Cutler, Dinwiddie county, Va. Any information
will be thankfully received by his distressed
mother, Carolina Thomas. Direct to C.
DUFFY, corner 7th and L sts.
June 25, 1866
TO MY HUSBAND, SYPIO JOHNSON, COL-
ored [colored], or to any of his friends, that any information
will be thankfully received by his wife, who has
not seen or heard from him since before the rebel-
lion [rebellion], when he left me on visit from Macon, Miss.
Address 214 H street west.
je 25-3t* MRS. ELIZABETH JOHNSON.
October 24, 1873
INFORMATION wanted of FRANK WHIPPS,
(colored,) aged 19 years, supposed to be in Wash-
ington [Washington]. Any information will be thankfully re-
ceived [received] by his uncle, JOHN WOODFORD, No.
1748 K street. oct 22-3t*
January 30, 1894 (ad)
January 31, 1894 (reply, in two parts)
ABSALOM FOUTS WANTED.
Postmaster Atkinson yesterday received
a communication from the postoffice
department at Washington making
special inquiry for the whereabouts
of Absalom Fouts, who at the last
known of him was in this city or vicinity.
The department has matters
of importance in hand in which Fouts
is interested and his…
June 16, 1865
RAN AWAY FROM HER MOTHER, MARGA-
RET [MARGARET] RITTER MILLARD, colored; will be
fourteen years old the 4th day of July. All per-
sons [persons] are hereby forewarned not to harbor said
MARY [her >< mark] MILLARD,
P st., bet. 10th and 11th sts.
Attest—JOHN T. SULLIVAN. je 15-3t*
June 4, 1891
WANTED—By George E. Lemon, Washington, D. C.
—The present address of Georgie Ann Brown
(colored), formerly of Natchez, Miss., widow of Leonard
Brown, Co. G, 5th U. S. H. A. Information of importance
to her awaits the above. 510-3t
November 17, 1892
WANTED—By Geo. E. Lemon, attorney, Wash-
ington, D. C.—The address of Sam Spoons, or
Sam Spoons Blakely, who received mail at Danville,
Tenn., and later at Kellysville, Tex.; son of John
Spoons, or John Spoons Blakely, late private Co. B,
15th U. S. C. T.
Alexander Oglesby searching for three Civil War veterans Mr. Mines Goodall, Abraham Pussley, and Robert Allen
August 22, 1913
ALEXANDER OGLESBY INQUIRING
FOR SOLDIER COMRADES.
A letter from Mr. Alexander Ogles-
by [Oglesby], in care from Adjt. General's office,
War Department, Washington, D. C.,
has the following to say:
"I would like to find Mr. Mines
Goodall, who was a soldier, Company
L, 14th U. S.; C. T. or Abraham Puss-
ley [Pussley], who lived at…
May 1, 1867
INFORMATION WANTED OF FRENES
TAYLOR, colored. When last heard from was
in Richmond, Va. Any information will be thankfully
received by her mother. KESIA ABLE.
Richmond and Petersburg papers please copy.
Address 406 12th street, between I and K, Washington
November 25, 1899
Mr. J. Sims, of Capitol Hill, is rejoic
ing [rejoicing] over the arrival his two sisters from
Mississippi, from whom he was sepa
rated [separated] on the outbreak of the Civil War,
and only ascertained their whereabouts
a few months ago.
Mrs. Alice Young searching for her mother Mrs. Candace Quinn and sisters Mrs. Ella Barby and Mrs. Missouri Walker
July 16, 1897
Mrs. Alice Young, Washington, D. C.,
wants information of her mother, Mrs.
Candace Quinn, and her sisters, Mrs. Ella
Barby and Mrs. Missouri Walker. All
lived in this county when last heard from.
Leave word at the Journal office.
November 5, 1862
INFORMATION WANTED OF THE WIFE OF
subscriber, Louisa Lucas, (colored,) and three
children When last seen were at Fredericksburg,
and left there with the intention of meeting me in
this city. Please leave a note at this office, ad-
dressed [addressed] to HENRY LUCAS. no 4-3t*
December 30, 1890
INFORMATION WANTED of the whereabouts of
ELIZABETH JACKSON, (Colored.) widow of
Henry Jackson, late of Washington, D. C. Address
CHAS. COWLES TUCKER, Attorney at Law, Fen-
dall [Fendall] Building, Washington, D. C. d29-2tp
July 6, 1871
In 1863 Caroline Campbell, then the slave of
one Dr. Hughes, of Montgomery Co., Maryland,
ran away from her master and came to Wash-
ington [Washington]. Since that time nothing has been heard
from her. If living, she can obtain information
of her sister by calling at 229 New Jersey ave-
nue [avenue], southeast,…
John. M. Dorsey searching for his mother's family, including Mrs. Rachel Williams and Mrs. Aritha Ann Taylor
August 20, 1910
Wants to Find Them.
I am desirous of locating some of
my mother's people as follows: Mrs.
Rachel Williams, Mrs. Aritha Ann
Taylor, Mr. Benjamin Suckers and
Mrs. Kittie Ross. Mrs. Williams had
a son named Powell. There was also
another sister, Mrs. Amanda John-
son [Johnson], wife of Mr. John R. Johnson.
They are both dead. They had…
February 23, 1894
FOUND HIS SLAVE MOTHER.
John Jones's Search of Many Years Seems to Have Met With Success.
John Jones, the colored man whorecently
sought the aid of the New York police in find-
ing his mother, Parthenia Jones, from whom
he was separated during the early days of the
war, has been notified of the success of the
search.The story he told was…
February 23, 1906
Information as to the address
of Simon Smith or his widow or
heirs if he is dead. He was a colored
man and served in Co "B"
11th U.S. Colored Infantry in
the Civil war and his address was
given us DeSoto county, Miss.
Small recovery can probably be
made. Address Harvey Spalding
& Sons, Washington, D.C.
February 9, 1906
WANTED.-Information as to the address of Moses Ballard, or heirs if he is dead. He was a colored man and served in the 123rd U.S. Col. Inf., and address was Lincolntown [Lincoln County], KY., in 1865. Small recovery can probably be made. Address Harvey Spalding & Sons, Washington, D.C.
November 3, 1863
INFORMATION WANTED OF STEPHEN
JONES (colored), from Carrol's Manor, Balti-
more [Baltimore] county, Md. His mother is anxious to hear
from him. Address 542 H street, bet. 6th and 7th
sts., Washington, D.C. no 2-3t*