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  • State is exactly "Kansas"

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John Williams looking for his wife Julia and son John who lived in Georgetown, Pettis County, Missouri.

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Bennie A. Smith, who married Hattie Smith (nee Whitfield) is searching for Charlie, Granderson, and Isaac Whitfield, his in-laws.

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Scruggs, of Lawrence, KS, was formerly enslaved in Jackson, County, MO, by Nathaniel Scruggs. Her three daughters were sold before the Civil War.

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James and John Curtis were bound to Robert Earl, proprietor of a livery stable in Washington, DC, as minors.

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Albert Lathan left home in Kansas in 1885, looking for work, and has not been seen since.

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Green came to Kansas City "during the slavery days" and "belonged to the Holiday family in Virginia."

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They belonged to James Duncan, near Russellville, Logan County, Kentucky, and were separated 46 years ago [ca 1846].

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

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Mrs. Mary Kimbrow looking for information as to the whereabouts of her uncle Johnnie Blakley (he also goes by Johnnie Frierson).

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Hampton was sold away from her mother, in Richmond, Virginia, during the Civil War.

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Nat Miller/Nate Miller/Nathan Miller, of Lawrence, Kansas, lost his sister "during slavery times." He found her in 1904.

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Unnamed, searching for Wm. P. Grant. Last heard from in North Topeka, Kansas.

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Jones and Vaughn, of Kansas City, Kansas, were separated after emancipation. Reunited and married in 1899.

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Jameson, Aetna, Kansas, searching for members of the 9th Kansas [presumably to gather testimony for a Civil War veteran's pension].

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L. A. Jackson searching for his mother Mary Wilson (also went by Mary Hogan) who "left" Henry County, Missouri, in 1862, during the Civil War.

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Benjamin, of Choctaw and Chickasaw Nation, enlisted in the 1st Colored regiment [1st Kansas Colored Volunteer Infantry Regiment] during the Civil War. Last heard from in Kansas City, Missouri, charged with desertion.

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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].

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Riley Driver searching for his son Jeff Prior and his sister Rosana Driver. They were last known to have lived in Pike County, Georgia.

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Her son served in Company B, 5th Massachusetts Colored Cavalry, Civil War. He settled in Kansas in 1866. Riker needs information to prove her claim for a dependent mother's Civil War pension.

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He was last heard of at Helena, Arkansas, in 1884. A cook on a steamboat.

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

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Tolliver, of Des Moines, Iowa, was sold away from Daviess County, Missouri, at age 9 [in ca 1848]. In 1903, he learned that his father lives in Leavenworth, Kansas, and visited him.

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Smith, insurance and real estate agent, searching for Finley, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation

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They are "mulatto" and from the Creek Nation. They escaped, presumably to the North, from Maysville about ten days after the Civil War battle there.

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Last heard of her in 1878, when she lived in Columbia, South Carolina, on Wheelers Hill.
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