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June 22, 1895
I am writing to find my mother and
sister. My mother's name was Canddis
Spattly, and my sister's name was
Manervie Sprattly. I have been away
every since the war closed. I got one
letter from them long ago when I
entered Pennsylvania. I was born at
Surrey Court-house, Va Aunty Spratty.
I left my mother and sister in…
First Ad: June 22, 1895
Second Ad: April 6, 1895
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SAN ANTONIO, TEX , June 7, 1895.
Dear Sir:—I saw in your issue of
April 6th a letter enquiring for John
Branch. I would like to find John
Branch myself. I am William Branch
and have received several business
letters addressed to William Branch or
John Branch in regards to real estate
These letters were…
July 20, 1895
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WASHINGTON, D.C., July 8, 1895.
I want to find out the whereabouts
of my brother, John Henry Broaddus
His mother's name is Maria Churchwell,
nee Broaddus. He was born in
Caroline Co. He went away and left
me a small boy. He was about 38
years old. I am now 31. His father's
name is John Broaddus now living in…
Robert Bassey seeking information about his mother Louisa Bassey and siblings Julia, Susan, Dinah, and Solomon
February 15, 1896
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I wish to know the where abouts of
my mother, Louisa Bassey, or Bassett
and my sisters, Julia, Susan and Dinah
and my brother Solomon. Address:
1102 Kater St
March 21, 1896
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CLEVELAND, O., March 15, 96.
I desire to know the whereabouts
of my friends. I left John Steward's
farm on Brooke Turn-pike near Brook
Hill for Detroit, Mich., but am now
living in Cleveland, O.,
My mother's name was Caroline
Johnson. My father's name was Lindsey
Johnson, and my brother's name
October 24, 1898
I wish to know the where
bouts of my father, John Draper, the
husband of Roda Draper, who is dead.
I formerly belonged to Sam'l Hardgrove
and was sold to Bill Wallace,
who brought me to Tennessee.
Any information will be highly appreciated
and well rewarded.
JOSEPHINE DRAPER GRIFFY,
September 3, 1898
An Inquiry [or Incuiry] Notice.
Do you know my sister? Her name
when last heard from was Rachel
Dodge. Our mother's name is Eliza
White, father's name Joshua White.
My name when we parted was Emma
Williams. We have a brother, Henry
White. We were owned by Dr. Baxter,
and lived in Princess Anne.
Bettie Woodson searching for her father Hudson Harris (also known as Hudson Hargrove), her mother Henriette, and several siblings
February 17, 1900
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ARVONIA, BUCKINGHAM CO., VA.,
February 9th, 1900.
I desire to know the whereabouts of
my father whose name was Hudson
Harris. Some called him Hudson
Hargrove, his master's name. My
mother's name was Henrietta. She
had six children when I was sold from
her. We were sold at Nelson Courthouse
about 1845 as near as I…
July 7, 1900
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I have somewhere in Virginia two
brothers and one sister. Their names
are Nick Sanders, Nussau Sanders and
Sookie Toles. My brother Uriah and I
were sold from Lancaster County
about 45 years ago at the sale of old
Mrs. Polly Cavern. My father, Abraham
Sanders belonged to Joseph C
Cavern, and after his death his…
George Williams looking for his mother Lucy, sisters Agnes and Lucinda, and brothers William, Aaron, James, and Peter
February 3, 1900
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To the Richmond Planet:
I am hunting my relations. My
mother was named Lucy and her two
daughters were Agnes and Lucinda,
and my brothers were named William,
Aaron, James and Peter. All were
sold in 1844. Their master's name was
Gen. Wm. F. Gordon from Edgeworth,
Albemarle County, Va.…
December 10, 1892
BIG SPRING MONT. CO., VA.
Nov. 30 1892.
Twelve years ago Fred Richard left
home for Rendville, Ohio to work and he
has not returned since. If any person
know of the above named individual you
will do the mother and father of the
young man a favor, informing them by
card addressed to Elliston, Mont. Co. Va.
Yours truly in…
September 12, 1891
Of my mother, Charlotte Blackville,
Stafford Co., Va., near Fredricksburg.
Sold by James B. Mason
I have not seen them since the late
1022 New Jersey Ave., N. W.
September 13, 1890
Do You Know Her.
I desire to know the wherebouts
of my sister. Her maiden name was
Mary Holmes. Her first marriage
name was Mary Brown. I learn she
has marrried the second time. She is
the daughter of Claiborne and Jennie
(or Jane) Holmes, who lived in King
William County, Va. Her father was
owned by Mr. Park Davis.…
Edward Johnson searching for his parents Isaac and Prudence and siblings Drucilla, Victoria, Ike, and Charles
October 18, 1890
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My two sisters and two brothers
were sold at Mrs. Sallie Powell's
sale in Frankfort Co. Va., about
12 miles from Rocky Mount, about
the year of 1851. Ike and Charles
were the boys' names and Drucilla
and Victoria were the girls' names.
I am their younger brother, Edward
My father's name was Isaac and…
January 28, 1893
A liberal reward will be given to
any one giving information concerning
my brother, Jordan Johnson,
who, with myself, was sold in this
city in 1863, to one Jno. Thomas,
and carried to Sullivan County,
Tenn., from which place in 1873, he
started for Richmond, Va., in
search of his people and nothing
June 3, 1893
Information is wanted of John B. Lee.
He was born in Buckingham county, Va.
in 1869. He is 24 years of age, about
six feet in height, light complexion.
When last heard of he was in Washington
county, Pa., digging in the coal
mine. Any information will be thankfully
received by his brother.
June 3, 1893
I want to now the whereabouts of
my mother and father. My father's
name was Jessie Simms, my mother's
name was Nancy Shelton. She belonged
to a man named Walter Shelton and
lived in Hanover county, Va. She was
carried from Louisa county, Va. and
lived close to Richmond with Edward
Shelton. Soon after that she was sold