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  • State is exactly "Illinois"

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

They were in Carbondale, Illinois, when last heard of.

Edward W. Robertson went to Springfield, Illinois, in 1899. He was killed by a train on his way to Peoria, Illinois. Donagan is searching for his father, near Huntsville, Alabama, so he can inform him.

Baldwin, of Rapids City, Illinois, has been missing since February 10, 1882.

Terry, at the Working Girls' Home in Chicago, formerly lived in Springfield, Illinois.

Marrs was formerly window man at the Grand Pacific Railroad.

Edwards and Gibson had been enslaved in Pike County, Missouri. Edwards was sold South 35 years earlier [ca 1853]. They reunited in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1888, and remarried then.

Copied from St. Louis Globe-Democrat (St. Louis, MO)

She lives in Jacksonville, Illinois. Her son, James Blue, lived in Jackson County, Kansas, when last heard from [in ca 1864, during the Civil War].

Fanny Wintersmith traveled from New York to Chicago in 1863, during the Civil War. She left her two children there before returning to New York.

Winnie Lynn searching for her husband Davy Linn who left Chicago, Illinois with an Illinois regiment around 1861, during the Civil War

Dority searching for his mother, Mary Ann Dority, and his sister, Mary Jane Dority

His father was freed in 1846, in Trimble County, Kentucky, and then went to Hanover, Indiana.

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

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

Henry Wilson, butler to four Illinois governors, finds his sister, Mrs. Hattie Webb. They were separated in 1864, when Wilson and his mother escaped from Missouri to Illinois during the Civil War.

Nathan Branch, the "oldest colored man" in Evanston, Illinois, learns that his brother lives in Macon, Georgia. They were separated by sale in 1833, in Chesterfield County, Virginia.

The older son, Charles Franklin Taylor, left Champaign, IL, 20 years ago [ca 1884]. The younger, Edward Sanderson, left 9 years ago [ca 1895] for Europe.

Gideon, owner and originator of Gideon's Refined Negro Minstrels, is searching for his father, who enlisted in the First Kansas Colored Infantry during the Civil War

Ella Allison searching for her mother, Mollie Martin, and step-father, David Martin. Robert Allison searching for Elder B. Smith.

Mary Saunders is searching for her brothers.

Mary Smith is searching for her parents, Thomas and Rhody Hawkins, and her two brothers

Sallie Johnson is searching for her three sisters, Lucretia, Eliza, and Polly Sadler

Would like to find her daughter.

He would like to know the whereabouts of his mother and brothers.
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