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Emanuel Pope searching for his siblings Polly Pope, Milly Kane, Adeline Jane Pope, Joe Pope, and Larkin Pope
January 4, 1890
Emanuel Pope, formerly of Azoo
county, Miss., wants to know the
whereabouts of his sisters, Polly
Pope, two married sisters, Milly
Kane, Adeline Jane Pope, broth-
ers [brothers] Joe and Larkin Pope. He left
them July 4th, '63, after the fall
of Vicksburg Miss. They belong
ed [belonged] to Nanie Denmond. If known
July 23, 1900
A Former Slave's Appeal.
The following pathetic appeal is print-
ed [printed] in the Star of Zion, Chariotte, N.C.,
and is from a former slave who wants to
find his relatives, 37 years after they were
"Information wanted of my mother, sis-
ter [sister] and brother. My mother's name was
Lucy Jennings, and was a servant of Dr.…
December 31, 1892
FOUND HIS MOTHER
John Williams Visits His Mother
After an Absence of 32 Years.
The Knoxville Tribune of yesterday
contains a long account (which was
printed as original in the Gazette this
morning) of the re-union of a mother
and son, who had not seen each other
for thirty-two years. The people were
colored, the mother's name being…
February 23, 1900
Governor Johnston has received a
letter from a colored woman who is
pursuing an industrious search for her
old father. He is somewhere in Ala-
bama [Alabama] and his daughter has not seen
nor heard of him for over a score of
Katie Hubbard, the woman in ques-
tion [question], writes that he left Jasper County
in Mississippi in…
November 11, 1910
NOTICE---Any one furnishing the
correct address and whereabouts of Ed-
ward [Edward] Hayne (colored) formerly a resi-
dent [resident] of Jackson, Mississippi, will be
paid $2.50 by conveying said informa-
tion [information] to Joe Skinner, Clarksdale, Texas.
May 8, 1867
IN the latter part of January, a negro boy
named WILLIAM MINOR, whose parents
are living on Mr. Walworth's place,
near Natchez, left and came to Vicksburg.
He is not more than 12 or 13 years of age, and
his parents are greatly distressed about him
Any person having information will please
December 13, 1864
OF a colored boy named LYMAN GREEN,
about 18 years old; was in Memphis
last winter; was raised on Milton Covington's
plantation, 25 miles north of Natchez.
Information of his whereabouts will be
thankfully received by his mother, Mary
Green, by addressing E. A. Hawks, St. Louis,
May 11, 1892
A brother of Anderson Jones, born and
raised in Marshall county, Miss., last
heard of at St. Charles on White river. He
was a brother of five sisters and had one
brother, Ben. Any information addressed
to Ben Jones (col.), Little Rock, Ark.,
will be appreciated.
George Henry Forbes searching for his father George Henry, mother Henrietta Forbes, and siblings James, Margaret, and Area
September 5, 1885
GEORGE HENRY FORBES, of Wamego,
Pottawatomie county, Kansas, wants to
find his people. His father and mother,
GEORGE HENRY and HENRIETTA FORBES,
were slaves and belonged to JACK BERRY,
and by marriage they fell to JAMES
MONTGOMERY. They had four children.
The oldest a son, JAMES; the second a
daughter, MARGARET; the third a…
John Milton Anderson searching for his relatives including his father Dick Anderson (formerly Dick Gillam)
April 20, 1900
Wanted Information of my Folks.
I want to find my people. We
came from South Carolina to Green
county, Ala., about 5 years before
the war. My mother was Milly Gil-
lam [Gillam], and she died in South Carolina.
My father's name was Dick Gillam,
afterwards Dick Anderson. He
married again and his second wife
was named Fanny. I am the…
December 13, 1872
INFORMATION IS WANTED AS TO THE
whereabouts of Tom, Daniel, and Manual
Nowlan (colored), who moved from Virginia to
Alabama with Matthew B. Nowlan since the war.
Your brother, John Wesley, who lives near
Glennville, Panola county, Mississippi, would
like to hear from you. If either one of you see
this, write to…
April 30, 1887
MASSILLON, O.—Jerry B. McCal
wishes to know the whereabout of the
following persons of his relation. Bal
timore [Baltimore], his father, who was a slave, be
longing [belonging] to William Whittle, whose
mother died during the late war. Also
some relatives at Choctaw Co., Miss.
named Billingsay, and Benjamin…
October 2, 1892
A THIRTY YEARS' SEARCH.
Mrs. Bashop's Pitiful Quest for Her
THEY WERE SEPARATED AT AN AUC-
TION [AUCTION] SALE OF SLAVES.
The Aged Mother Sought in Many States
for Clues of Her Missing Child, but
Without Avail—Now She Wants "The
World's" Million Readers to Assist
in Finding the Girl for Whom She
Has Slaved So…
August 25, 1865
OF RACHAEL, a young Mulatto Woman, who was sold in this city in the Spring of 1864, to Mr. ---Moore by Mrs. Mary Ann Baldwin, of Mississippi. Informa-tion of her whereabouts, left with us will be thankful-ly received by her father.
TAYLOR, GREENE & ALLEN,
18 Perry Street.
October 2, 1892
HUNTING HER CHILD.
A Former Slave Still in Search of Her
New York, Oct. 1. - For thirty three years
Mrs. Clara Bashop of Morristown, N. J., has
been searching for her lost daughter, and she
is searching still. Tears have often flowed
over the woes of Uncle Tom, but her story is
sadder and more pathetic than the one…
January 15, 1916
Information is wanted of Butler Hill and Newton Hill, Aberville, S.C., leaving that place in 1858, belonging to Billy Hill, slave owner. When last located they were at Vicksburg, Miss. Newton Hill was last heard from at Jersey City. Father was named Chas. Colbert and mother Sarah Tolbert. Sister living, Mary Colbert, 21 East…
November 18, 1905
Do You Know Them?
I am anxious to find my aunt, Mrs
Matilda Fegans, who lives in the city
of Vicksburg, Miss. Her native
home is in Buckingham, Va., Glen-
more [Glenmore] P.O. She has two sons, Mr.
Charles Patterson and Mr. William
Any information respecting them
will be gladly received.
June 11, 1886
FRANCES MAGEE, an old colored lady, desires
to learn the whereabouts of her son
Alex Zachary. He has been gone three years,
and is about 20 years old. Should he or any
one knowing about him see this notice he, or
they will confer an appreciated favor by
informing her at Magnolia, Miss.
may 14, 1 yr,
July 27, 1895
I want to find my brothers, whose names are
John, Charles, James and Thomas. We used
to belong to the Braziels family, Davis and E.
F. Braziels, and Misses N. and Emily, who
raised us. We were sold in 1857 to a man by
the name of W. H. Hogan. We lived near a
little town called, Satartia, Yazoo Co., Miss.
Our farm lay near the Yazoo…
October 14, 1893
When I saw my folks last they were living in
Mississippi with Dr. Roston. My father was
named Charles my mother Sarah Ann. My
sisters were Manda Eliza Matie, Mary, Kit and
Charity the baby. My brothers were George
and Gilbert. When I left my name was Maria
Colwell and I belonged to Marthia Colwell.
Lenzy Aliner brought me to Texas and…
September 23, 1893
I would like to know the whereabouts of my
mother and brothers. I was born in Tennessee
and left my mother and one brother there in
'68. I then went to St. Louis, Cincinnati,
Lewisville, and to Lexington in '72 I ran on
steamer from Nashville to Cairo, Ill. I belonged
to a man by the name of Davis Seals;
youngest brother's name was…
February 18, 1893
Robert Ferguson and Ann Elizabeth Fergu-
son [Ferguson] who were sold from Albermarle county, Va.
five or six years before the war, were owned by
Robert Barkly Moon, who lived at that time
near a little town called Scottsville. My fath-
er's [father's] name was Peter Ferguson my mother's
name was Francis Ferguson. There were two
January 10, 1884
MR. EDITOR: I wish to inquire
for my relatives. My father was
Andrew Thompson, and his wife
Frankie. She had a son Randall
when father married her. After
father married her she had fifteen
children, named as follows: Manuel,
Lucy, Lettie, Betsey, William,
Squire, Berry, Martha and Senel,
who had twelve fingers, the other
February 7, 1884
MR. EDITOR--I wish to inquire
for an old lady friend of mine,
Manda Hester, When last heard
from she was in New Orleans.
She is the mother of Mary Milton,
Asa Milton's wife. They were na-
tives [natives] of Enterprise, Clark county,
Mississippi. Address me at Ed-
wards [Edwards], Miss. MRS. LOU DAVIS.