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May 23, 1891
SEEKING FOR THE LOST.
LIZZIE LANAGAN-My sister Lizzie Lanagan was at Fort Smith. Ark., when iast heard from in. 1885. She was about to start for Los Angles, Cal. Address, A.W. Lanagan, Box 116 Burlington, Kan.
May 23, 1891
JOHN LANAGAN-Iuformation is wanted of John Lanagan and family. He is of light complexion and had three children when last heard of at Helena. Ark., in 1884. He was cook on a steamboat. Address, A.W. Lanagan, Box 116 Burlington, Kan.
December 10, 1891
INFORMATION WANTED--Of my
sister, Mary Eitson. She was sold to a
man in Pin Hook, Mo., by the name of
Ben Johnson. My mother's name was
Sarah Eitson. My brother's name was
Richard but he was generally called Dick.
My mother and I were sold to a man by
the name of John G Scott, at Iron Moun-
tain, Mo. My mother's sister, Matildie
February 11, 1886
MR. EDITOR ---- I desire to inquire
for my people, Tom Leggett and
Clara Leggett - my sister and
brother. They were sold in
Independence, Missouri, in 1861. I do
not remember who bought them.
We were all bought at Sheriff sale.
My father, Dempsey; myself, Andy;
Sally, Clara, Tom and Lizzie Leggett
were all sold at the same…
February 11, 1886
MR. EDITOR --- Please help me
find my brother. He left here and
went to Kansas, and the last time
I heard of him he was sick there.
I have not heard of him for several
years. His name was Dick Drakes;
he belonged to old Mathew Drakes
My name is Ann Watkins. Please
address any information to me in
care of Rev. P. R. Woodson,…
Anthony Grifnin [Griffin?] searching for his father Anthony Dardy, mother Amy Davenport, sisters Ann and Louisa Dardy, and brothers Saudy, Bob, and Isam Davenport
April 24, 1884
MR. EDITOR-I wish to inquire
for my relatives. We were eight
in family, in the State of Georgia.
Father was named Anthody [Anthony?] Dardy,
in Troupe co. Mother was named
Amy Davenport, in Clark county.
Sisters Ann Dardy, Louisia Dardy;
brothers, Saudy Davenport, Bob.
Davenport, Isam Davenport. I
have not seen any of these since…
Austin Marshall searching for his wife, Mrs. Elizabeth Marshall and her two children Granson and Jeannette
March 5, 1863
OF MRS. ELIZABETH MARSHALL (mulatto) from the
Creek Nation. She is about eighteen years old;
has two children--the oldest, a boy named Granson, wil
be three years old next June; the youngest a girl nursing
babe, named Jeannette. They made their escape
from Maysville, it is understood, about ten days after
May 15, 1909
Wants to Find His Father.
I would like to locate my father
Bartlett Braxton. We were separat-
ed during slavery and I took my
mother's name which was Mitchell.
After freedom I lived at Nashville,
Tenn. If any one can give me any
information as to whether my fath-
er is living or dead it will be very
thankfully received. Address
January 13, 1900
THREE MEN WANTED.
Want to know the whereabouts of
Charlie, Granderson and Issac Whitfield.
Their father's name was Granderson.
He moved from home,
Marshall, Texas, to Guthrie or Langston,
Oklahoma, about ten years ago.
Charlie and Granderson were heard
of in Ashton, Kas., when their sister,
Hattie Smith (nee Whitfield) died.…
October 11, 1883
INFORMATION WANTED CONCERNING
my brothers, Joe and George Nelson, who
enlisted in the Union army near Athens,
Ala., in 1863 We formerly belonged to
John S. Nelson, who lived within nine
miles of Athens, Ga., on the Elk river. Our
mother's name was Nancy Nelson, who
died when I was two years old. My maiden
name was Bettie Nelson. My name at…
March 15, 1902
Do You Know them?
I desire to find my relatives. I left
my mother in Sewal, Va. I was sold
from her in slavery. Her name was Eas-
ter Mitchell, my father belonged to an-
other white man by the name of Barley
Brockston, which was his name.
I have some brothers but cannot re-
member but two, Peter Mitchell, being
the oldest, Alexander…
April 10, 1884
INFORMATION WANTED OF THE FOL
lowing named persons. My mother's name
was Eddey Talbert, my step-father's was
Daniel Talbert and a deaf and dumb boy
by the of David Torrence, and also, Dalley
Torrence. My name is Carolina Caldmon
They left here in 1874 for Kansas and I
have not heard from them since. Any in-
formation will be thankfully…
January 5, 1893
Of my son William P. Grant, the
son of W. H. Grant. Our son left
us in Topeka, Kan., to go to Cali-
fornia, we have not heard of him
since. I am now a widow. Any
information please let me know:
February 19, 1908
Postmaster Childs received a letter
this morning from Caroline Jackson
of Philadelphia asking for information
concerning the whereabouts
of a negro woman named Polly Anne
Green. The letter stated that she
came to this city during the slavery
days and belonged to the Holiday
family in Virginia.
April 2, 1885
INFORMATION WANTED OF SISLEY
and Lucy A White, daughters of Jen-
nie and Felix White. They were sold
from Georgetown, Ky., Sisley to John A.
Miller, of Mississippi and Lucy was last
heard from at Louisville, Ky Address, D
Carter, Emporia, Kan. Box 726.
November 8, 1900
Information wanted of my kin
dred. My mother, Nany Arnold,
lived in Coweta County, Ga. She
was owned by Jim Arnold of said
county. My father Daniel Harris
belonged to a Mr. Harris. There
were seven children in our family.
I was the only boy Daniel. My
sisters were Harriet, Francis, Ade-
line, Emily, Betsy Ann and Jane.
October 24, 1903
Information is wanted of Miss or
Mrs. Kate White, who left Omaha a
few years ago and is supposed to be in
weighing about 125 pounds. Miss
Chicago. She is a bright mulatto.
White's parents live at Atchison. Kan
Any information will be gladly
received by Dr. P. C. Kebble, Pittsburg,
September 28, 1893
my mother. Her name is or was
Phoebe Ratlaft. She was in the
South during the war. She be-
longed to one Louis Helterlirant,
a Cherokee Indian, on or near
Grand River. Indian Territory. I
was an infant when she was run
South, and am her first child.
I heard from her once when she
was in Topeka, Kan., and…
September 9, 1880
MR. EDITOR ---- I wish to inquire
for old friends, Emanuel Prial, his
wife Emily Prial, and Gracy Green.
They left her for Kansas last January.
The last time I heard of
them they were near Vicksburg,
Mississippi. Also for my two sons,
who belonged to Scott Jno. Wilson
of South Carolina, near Anderson
court house. Their names…
July 2, 1870
Of my father, Jerry Hodges, of Norfolk
county, Va. I was sold from him when a
small girl, about 30 years ago. My mother's
name was Phebe and she belonged to a man
named Ashcroth. Should any of the family
be living in the vicinity of Norfold, they
will please address EMELINE HODGES,
May 25, 1882
DEAR EDITOR: I wish to inquire
for my daughter Mary Ann. I was
sold from her in 1846 At that time
we both belonged to Daniel Priest,
who lived in -----, Montgomery
county, Ky. I was sold to Daniel
Bates, who lived in Bourbon Co.,
Ky. Afterward I was sold to a
trader named Pierce Griffin. He
carried me to Louisiana, on Bayou…
June 22, 1895
I want to find George Hutchinson, owned in
slavery days by John C. Moore. He joined the
standing army in Memphis, Tenn He was a
Baptist preacher. Address Emma Cloud,
Frankfort, Marshall Co., Kansas.
December 23, 1893
Would like to know the whereabouts of Hen-
ry Payne, who joined the 16th cavalry at
Louisville, Ky. and when last heard of was in
Dallas, Tex. His mother's name is Fannie Ed-
son, Atchison, Kan., 712 W. street.
February 21, 1884
Mr. Editor - I wish to inquire
for Rose Hamilton. I last saw her
in Kansas City. We were sold by
Charlie Hamilton, and went from
Georgia to Lynn county, Kansas,
and thence to Kansas City, Mo.
There were three boys, Lee, Squire
and Frank. The last time I heard
of Rose, she was in Louisiana, be-
tween Shreveport and Marshall.