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Newsom searching for Jim Smith, body servant of Andrew Smith, Co. H., 3d Ark./56th U.S.C.T. [Civil War]

Charlotte, who lived in Sacramento, CA, in 1870 placed this ad looking for her family members. Charlotte's father was owned by Joe Powell of Kentucky, who also owned Charlotte and sold her to a speculator in Louisiana.

Carter, of Chicago, Illinois, searching for her son, last seen in San Francisco, California

Lizzie was at Fort Smith, Arkansas, about to start for Los Angeles, California, when last heard from in 1885.

Jones, a Los Angeles, California, attorney, is searching for Roulhac. He is heir to a large estate.

Harris and Brooks were separated by sale in 1859 in Louisiana. They found each other in 1904 and remarried in Fresno, California.

Mrs. L. M. Spencer searching for Katie Williams and her daughter, Gussie. Williams was once the "property" of the Spencer family.

Sarah seeks information of her brother.

Thomas Sheals is searching for his mother, three cousins, and wife.

Margaret Miller is searching for her brother, Thomas Jackson

Dr. J. Mitchell Smith is searching for his father's relatives. His father and his father's siblings were all sold from Virginia to Louisiana.

Mrs. Nelson Weatherton, Pasadena, CA, searching for her father, Nelson Barnett

Allison Washington searching for his parents George and Catherine, brothers James and John, sisters Bettie and Mary Ann, and his aunt and uncle, Phoebe and Allison.

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William Davis and his sister Mary were reunited after forty years separation. Both siblings were slaves of the family of James Matlock, a rich planter in Georgia. Just before the war, Matlock died and the two were sold to pay the master's debts,…

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Samuel Harris is searching for his mother, Eliza Harris, who moved from The Dalles, Oregon to San Francisco, CA 26 years ago and hasn't been heard from in 25 years.

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Rebecca Seals is searching for her son Andrew Hern. He was last heard from in 1888 in Los Angeles County, CA

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George Simpson searching for George Simpson, a slave in Clay County, MO, who enlisted in Civil War regiment

G.H. Wild, New York, NY, and W.H. Alexander, San Francisco, CA, searching for Diana M'Donald, formerly of San Francisco, CA

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John Strander, Washington, Yolo County, CA, searching for sons. Believes some moved from St. Clair County, IL to California.

Sarah Burk looking for her father Rasmus Harrington, mother Polly Harrington, and siblings Alice, Eveline, Mary, Harriet, Martha Jane, Richard, Mack, Paul, Radfort, and Mansfield.

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Mrs. William Martin seeking information of the relatives of John S. Capron who stand to inherit a considerable fortune.

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Charles Harris's widow looking for her husband's sister, her mother-in-law Louisa Brown (formerly Harris), her husband's step-father Samuel Brown, and her husband's uncle Thomas Harris.

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Thomas Vaughan searching for parents, Isaac Fisher and Fanny Bowles, who were formerly enslaved in TN.

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Unnamed widow of Charles Harris, Jr. (in care of Edward U. A. Brooks) searching for his mother Louisa Harris, who remarried a man Samuel Brown, and his unnamed sister who married a man name Budd.

Julia A. Clark searching for her siblings Reuben Gibbins, William Gibbins, and Jane Godsey. Her brothers were manumitted before the Civil War.
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