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May 27, 1865
INFORMATION WANTED of Henry Hall of Aberdeen,
Mississippi, at which place he was when last seen one
year ago. Any information in regard to him will be
thankfully received by Charles Wright, Co. D, 5th
Mass. Cav., Point Lookout, Md. 195––3t.
June 5, 1893
A negro named John M. Anderson, who
before the war was the property of
Mason Anderson, of Lee county, Miss.,
is anxious to learn something of the
whereabouts of his father, Richard Anderson,
and his two sisters, Polly and
Rachael, who, he thinks, were sold and
October 20, 1882
—William White, colored, of Lagrange,
Lee county, Ark., writes the APPEAL for
information concerning his brother, George
White, known before the war as Turner
White. He was born in Panola county,
Miss., and formerly belonged to Col. F. M.
White. His mother was living in Memphis
in 1867, when George White went to Mobile
May 4, 1884
AFTER MANY DAYS,
A Former Slave Hears from
Her Old Home.
A Separation of Thirty Years
A Scrap of History.
Years before the war of the rebellion,
Wm. Eli Baxter, a lawyer and planter
lived in Hancock county, Georgia, not
far from the town of Sparta. He owned
150 slaves, among the number, Feraby,
November 12, 1870
AS to the whereabouts of my brother, JAMES
STILLS, (col.) He was sold in South Carolina
before the war, and with other slaves was
brought to this State by John Parks and Allen
Vance, speculators. He is supposed to be now in
Mississippi or Louisiana. Any information concerning
him, directed to the undersigned, will…
August 31, 1867
PERSONAL.--The friends of TEMPY
DAVIS, colored, are anxious to hear from her.
She formerly belonged to Dr. West, of Hinds coun-
ty [county], Miss., and was last heard from in Richmond.
Any information of her may be communicated to
REV. P. B. PRICE,
au 31_3t Church Hill, Richmond.
June 25, 1866
TO MY HUSBAND, SYPIO JOHNSON, COL-
ored [colored], or to any of his friends, that any information
will be thankfully received by his wife, who has
not seen or heard from him since before the rebel-
lion [rebellion], when he left me on visit from Macon, Miss.
Address 214 H street west.
je 25-3t* MRS. ELIZABETH JOHNSON.
June 4, 1891
WANTED—By George E. Lemon, Washington, D. C.
—The present address of Georgie Ann Brown
(colored), formerly of Natchez, Miss., widow of Leonard
Brown, Co. G, 5th U. S. H. A. Information of importance
to her awaits the above. 510-3t
August 12, 1865
INFORMATION WANTED of the whereabouts of Wesley
Brooks, youngest son of Isaac and Silvia Brooks. He
was sold 30 years ago to Natchez, or somewhere near
the Mississippi River. His father and mother, brother
Sampson and sister Mary, are dead. His brother John
D., and sister Barbara are alive. Reply to J.D. Brooks
through the columns of…
January 22, 1890
WANTED--To know the whereabouts of
Moses and Susan Phelps, of Collar,
when last heard from were in Beatville, Miss.
Any information of the above parties will be
thankfully received by their son, David
Phelps, at Beattyville, Lee County, Ky. 8133
November 25, 1899
Mr. J. Sims, of Capitol Hill, is rejoic
ing [rejoicing] over the arrival his two sisters from
Mississippi, from whom he was sepa
rated [separated] on the outbreak of the Civil War,
and only ascertained their whereabouts
a few months ago.
May 10, 1891
AFTER MANY YEARS.
AFFECTING MEETING OF TWO SISTERS.
Special Telegram to the Inter Ocean.
BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Nov. 19.--Forty
years ago Julia and Emeline, two sisters,
were slaves upon the plantation of a master
by the name of Hall, in Kentucky. Emeline
left her sister one night, and with a party of
fugitives crossed the Ohio…
September 6, 1895
I desire to find my mother and sister,
who use to belong to Mr Angelo Steele.
My mother's name was Sarah Steele and
and my sister's, Harriet Steele. I was
carried from Huntsville to Canton, Miss.
during the war and have never seen or
heard from them until my return
to Huntsville, Aug. 20th in search of
them where I learn that my…
February 28, 1896
Wanted To Find His Foiks.
I wish to learn of the whereabouts of
my folks. My father was name Dickson;
brother name Edmond Anderson;
sisters named Polly, Dinah and Rachel
Anderson. Sister Polly married a man
by the name of John Anderson.
I came from South Carlina when I
was 19 years of age and stayed 2 or 3
years in Green county…
Fanny Strong searching for her parents Joe and Sallie and her siblings Sucky, Dollie, Rachel, Joseph, and Green or her former enslaver's family
May 13, 1907
Lost and Found.
WANTED, TO FIND MY RELATIVES
or former owner's family. I was sold
in Richmond, Va., in the days of
slavery. My father was named Joe,
and my mother was named Sallie. I
had three sisters--Sucky was the old-
est [oldest], and one named Dollie, and one
named Rachel; two brothers--one
named Joseph and one named Green.…
March 16, 1900
Any white person or ex-slave that lived
on the plantation of the late David Roach
on Wolf Lake, Yazoo county, during the
war, will confer a favor by sending their
names and post-office address to either the
Herald Office, Yazoo City, or to
MRS. SUE JONES,
mh2-4t Thayer, Missouri.
July 29, 1885
Edmund Collie, of Nashville, Tenn.,
is desirous of hearing from his brother,
William Collie, and his sister, Millie;
also the latter's son, Bailey, and a col-
ored [colored] preacher named Prince Buckner, of
the White Hall Baptist church. Edmund
and William Collie at one time lived on
the Scotland plantation of Mr.…
December 26, 1873
INFORMATION wanted of the whereabouts
of Violet Shelvy; she formerly belonged to
David Bledsoe, DeSoto county, Mississippi
HARRIET CARTER, No. 35 Halsey st., New-
ark [Newark], N.J. de25
September 8, 1870
A Father and Mother in Distress.
THE undersigned, a distressed father and
mother of ALFORD, and also Randal and
his wife Elizabeth Underwood, are anxious
to hear where they are. They formerly be-
longed [belonged] to the estate of Phillip Carpenter, of
Franklin county Ala., on Little Bear Creek,
and in the division of the estate fell to…
August 12, 1843
HENNY BUTLER, a colored woman, residing
at Cumberland, in Maryland, desires information concerning
the present residence of her daughter FRANCES,
who went with Doctor Lawrence 7 years ago to
Natchez, Mississippi; from which place she was afterwards
removed to New Orleans.
Her letters from New Orleans reach her…
November 27, 1891
Slaves of Over Forty Years Ago Meet and
Will Be Remarried.
CARROLLTON, Ky., Nov. 27.—Alexander
Foley, of Natchez, Miss., a former
slave, arrived here a few days ago to
visit Dr. Goslie, who used to be his old
master. His surprise could be imagined
when he was told by Dr. Goslie that his
wife who was sold from him…
May 23, 1891
JESSE HENRY JOHNSON—Is a brown skin youth
with a broad face. He has large ears which stand
off from his head. The first joint of the little
finger of his left hand is off. He was born in
Vicksburg, Miss. He is 18 years oly. He left me
two years ago in Washington County, Miss. Ad-
dres [Addres], Anna Barnett, 3315 Manchester Road, St.…
May 23, 1891
MALINDA ROGERS—I would like to find my
brother and twin sister. My sister's name was
Malinda Rogers, my brother's name was William.
I last saw them in 1874 on Asheland plantation,
Washington, Mississippi. Any information of
their whereabouts would be thankfully received by
Mrs. J. W. Willis 379 East Summit ave, Youngs own. Ohio.
May 23, 1891
ALFRED AND JENNIE BYRD—I wish to find my
brother and sister, Alfred and Jennie, who was
sold in Gainesville, Ga. Alfred was taken to Co-
lumbus [Columbus] and sold by Dr. McAffee, and Jennie was
sold by Andrew Smith in Mississippi. She had
two children. a boy and girl. Her husband's name
was Peter McCrary, her mother's name was Lettie…
May 23, 1891
CHARLEY BYRD.—I wish to find my brother Char
ley [Charley] Byrd. He used to belong to Jack Graves. He
left here about 8 years ago. When last heard from
he was in Greenville, Miss. Address, W. H.
Byrd, Green's Crossing, Hinds County, Miss.