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  • State is exactly "Canada"

Paris Carter, who lived in Victoria, Vancouver, was searching for his brothers, Alfred and Osville, and his sister, Jane Carter.

George Van Buren searching for Norian, Orrin, Edward, Dewitt, Norcissa, Alvira, Sophrona, Dian, Edgar, and Jane, the children of Frank and Sophona Van Buren.

Bowen escaped from slavery, near St. Francisville, MO, in 1859. He presumably went to Chicago and, from there, to Canada.

Johnson's first husband, Geo. Perry, escaped from Fleming County, KY, to Canada 43 years earlier [ca 1830]. Johnson and their child were went with him but were caught and taken back to Kentucky, where they remained in slavery until the Civil War.…

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Matilda Wetherall is searching for Robert Tolliver and Alice Tolliver of Mount Jackson, Shenandoah County, Virginia. Wetherall appears to have been the mother of one of these individuals.

Dulcina Hall looking for information on her father Isaac Tolson who had left for Canada

They ran into each other in 1867. From Fleming County, Kentucky. Joshua bought his freedom in 1849. Solomon escaped to Canada in 1837.

Turner went to Buffalo, NY, from Toronto, four months earlier. Has not been heard from since. Supposed to be on some boat plying between Buffalo and an upper lake [Great Lakes] port. During the Civil War.

W. H. is searching for Miss Hannah Harmer

Moses Mark Braxton is searching for his relatives.


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Mrs. Maria McSpadden is thanking the Southwestern Christian Advocate and its editor Rev. M. W. Taylor for its assistance in finding her relative Wm. Page. She is now recommending the paper to everyone and doing all she can to boost its circulation…


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Sarah E. Foreman is searching for her two sons, Willie and Arthur Spencer, aged 28 and 32 years respectively. They went to Chicago three years ago and she has not heard from them since. Their home is in Toronto, Canada.

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Sampson Alexander, of Victoria, Canada, searching for his father, brothers, sister, cousins, and friend, all formerly of Washington, DC

Rev. H.J. Young searching for Jefferson Davis's brothers Moses and Lewis Davis. They were separated after being intercepted in an escape to freedom, which resulted in Jefferson's capture. He has "bought himself" and recently came to Canada.

John A. Murry searching for his father Alfred A. Murray.

George T. Smith searching for his brother Joseph W. Hines, who recently arrived in Canada.

Ellen Nettleton searching for her husband George Nettleton, after she was separated from him and their children at a train station.

Charles (Macpike)Fisher searching for his brother, John; Maria, William, Mary Sarah and Martha Macpike; and William Mountjoy.


Robert Phillips searching for Sidney Jackson to inform her about property she left behind in Pennsylvania.

Sarah Jackson searching for her husband Jacob Jackson, who went to Canada to search for his brother, Richard.

John and his wife Elizabeth Hall searching for William Buck, Elizabeth's brother.

Thompson Family searching for Henry Thompson, who they have not heard from since he went to visit Detroit several months back.

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Henry Jackson seeking information of his niece, Evelina Evans.

Dulcina Hall searching for her father Issac Tolson.
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