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  • State is exactly "Missouri"

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Armistead Buckley who resided in Victoria, Vancouver was searching for his wife, Melinda Elzea, who was last seen in Columbia, Missouri.

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

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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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Searcher lives in St. Louis, MO. He and his brother formerly lived in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Robert Johnson searching for his son George Henry Johnson who left Concordia Parish, Louisiana, in 1872.

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Mitchell is searching for Rogers to settle an estate. Rogers is to inherit two thousand dollars. James Rogers is sometimes known as James Washington "because of slave parents."

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They belonged to Andy Austin, at or near Chillicothe, MO. Frances was sold to a speculator 27 or 28 years ago [ca. 1856 or 1857].

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Wood's brother, Gabriel Wood, enlisted in 1861 and died in 1863 or 1864. Was stationed on President's Island, near Memphis, TN. [Ad is possibly related to a Civil War pension application].

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Martha Hunt seeking information about her son William Talbert who was sold by Henry Patterson in 1852.

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Postmaster in Washington, DC, searching for Fouts/Faust, of St. Joseph, MO, "regarding some slaves her formerly owned." His son-in-law "Doc" Daniels's reply, stating that Fouts/Faust died in 1875, was also published.

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Dick "was the slave of Edward Bush, a negro trader, who was our father." Montgomery was sold in or near Nashville, Tennessee, when a child, and taken to Missouri. Her brother was sold to someone in Texas.

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Branford left Birmingham, Alabama, in 1886. He was last heard from in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1887.

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The last heard of them they were in St. Louis, Missouri.

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General Butler searching for Rebecca and Patsey who were "once the servants of" Mrs. Caroline B. Trumbull, of Louisiana. Butler thinks they are in St. Louis, Missouri.

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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)

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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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Jones is searching for anyone, "white person or ex-slave," who lived on the plantation of David Roach, on Wolf Lake, Yazoo County, Mississippi, during the Civil War. [Possibly to gather testimony for a Civil War widow's pension?]

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Dollie Ingram was taken from DeValls Bluff, Arkansas, to Missouri, when very young. Her mother, Margaret Ingram, was enslaved by Henry Ingram.

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Unnamed, of St. Louis, Missouri, searching for their father, Robert Moore, [of Helena, Montana?]

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Son born in Vicksburg, Mississippi. He left her two years ago [ca 1889] in Washington County, Mississippi.

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C. D. White looking for his sister Mary Lilly, who he lost contact with in 1864

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Dulcina Hall looking for information on her father Isaac Tolson who had left for Canada
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