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November 18, 1882
ANY PERSONS that can give me any information
regarding HARRIET CATHERINE WILLIAMS,
JOSHUA MOORE, MARY THOMAS, MOSES
THOMPSON, EMILINE THOMAS, CALEB BRIGGS
and E.K. WELCH, colored, or if the aforesaid persons
will communicate personally with me, such information
will be thankfully received.
OLIVER THOMAS, 43 Green street, Newark, N.J.…
December 14, 1905
as to the whereabouts of JOHN
HENRY HOLMES, son of Chas. Holmes.
Please inform Mrs. Lydia A. Grimes,
192 Wayne street, Jersey City, N. J.
September 24, 1910
Wants to Find Them.
I am very anxious to locate if
possible some of my people. My
mother's name when I last saw her
was Annie Lewis. It may be that she
has married again. She was a widow
then. There were two brothers, Ed-
die [Eddie] and Orange Lewis. I will be very
glad to hear from them if living, or
if any one can furnish any…
February 1, 1908
Do You Know Them?
I would like to locate Misses Ro-
berta [Roberta] and Latitia Gaskins and their
brother John Gaskins. He worked
in a butcher shop. In 1892 they
lived at 934-25th St., Washington, D.
C., near Georgetown bridge. I have
forgotten their mother's and fath-
er's [father's] names.
Their father kept a restaurant in
April 25, 1891
SEEKING FOR THE LOST.
HARRY T. ALSTON--When last heard from in
July, 1890, he was in Patterson, N. J. He is 50
years old, a bricklayer by trade, Address, A.
Brinkley, Aurelian Springs, N. C.
April 20, 1901
Do You Know Her.
I would like to know the wherea-
bouts [whereabouts] of my daughter, Lillie Clem-
ments [Clemments]. She left Richmond 4 years
ago with Mrs Randolph Norris for
Yonkers, N. Y , after which she moved
to East Orange N J.
The last I heard of her, she was in
New York. Any information will be
thankfully received by her…
October 22, 1904
Do You Know Him?
Any one knowing the whereabouts of
Julius Edward Parish, son of Ephraim
and Mary Parish or relatives, (relatives
formerly live in Newport [indecipherable, possibly News] Va.)
[undecipherable] communicate with [undecipherable]
MRS. ARLENA PARISH,
35 Spring Street,
Newark, N. J.
January 23, 1904
Do You Know Her?
I desire to know the whereabouts of
my sister, Mary F. Thomas, when last
heard of she was living at No. 4,
Thompson St., East Orange, N. J. Any
information concerning her will be
thankfully received by her brother,
ROBERT H. JOHNSON,
921 N. 17th Street,
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
March 7, 1850
INFORMATION WANTED—Of a free Colored
MAN, named MARK ASHMORE; supposed to be
about 35 years of age. He lived when a boy, with
Nathaniel Shuff, Inkeeper, Trenton, N.J., and passed
by the name of Mark Shuff. His mother, by her will,
bequeathed to Mark two houses and lots. A liberal
reward will be paid for information that will lead to
March 11, 1853
INFORMATION WANTED of a colored man
named JOHN MOORE, formerly of Swedesboro', N. J.,
but who, when last heard from, which was about seven
or eight weeks ago, was lying sick in the city of Boston.
He was a black man, of about forty years of age, and
a person of most excellent character. Some of his
former friends feel much anxiety about him,…
November 30, 1905
Would like to know the whereabouts of
Johnny Jones, also known as John Chap-
man [Chapman]. Born in Manassas, Prince William
county. Virginia. Five feet in height,
large eyes, heavy mustache, scar on side of
face. Absent for more than a year. In-
formation [Information] concerning whereabouts will be
November 11, 1864
INFORMATION WANTED--OF MICKEY BASHLOT,
Judy Bashlot and Katy Ginlack, mulatto children, aged
respectively 18, 15 and 17 years, who came from Denegal,
off Harris Neck, Georgia; last heard from were in New Jer-
sey [New Jersey]. Any information concerning them will be thankfully
received by their uncle, Adam Thomas, United States iron-
March 22, 1908
FOUND HER AGED MOTHER
Reunion After Separation During
Special to The Inquirer.
ATLANTIC CITY, N. J., March 21.—
Mrs. Louisa Fry, an aged colored woman
of Pleasantville, has just found her moth-
er [mother], whom she has not seen since the slaves
on a plantation near Charlottesburg, Va.,
were liberated at the close of the…
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…
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 14, 1891
I desire information concerning Nettie
Davis, my sister, last heard from about two
years ago, she was living in Jersey City
Heights with her father, Thomas Davis. She
is 18 years of age. Any information concerning
her will be cheerfully received by Mrs. Francis
Revey; Fair Haven New York.
January 1, 1916
Do You Know These?
I would like ot know the wherea-
bouts of my brother (Lias Tibbs),
who belonged to Mrs. Moore Carter.
He left Warrenton, Tarquier County,
85 years ago, and was sold. His
father's name was Adam Tibbs;
mother's name, Lucy Tibbs. Had a
brother by the name of George Tibbs,
who has another by the name of Bev-
December 6, 1889
A Memory of Slavery Days.
CAPE MAY, Dec. 5. - Colonel H. W.
Sawyer has in his employ as a cook a col-
ored woman, Mrs. Marcia Calmikle, who
was born of slave parents and was sepa-
rated from her mother by the latter's be-
ing sold when she was but 1 month old.
She is now 31 years of age and has just
heard of the whereabouts of her…