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Johnson wrote this information wanted letter to the county clerk in Buffalo, NY. Johnson, daughter of Jack and Hannah Hellard, was born in Rowan County, NC. She was sold away from her mother in 1840 and brought to Alabama, and from there to Texas, in…

She was enslaved on a plantation near Asheville, North Carolina. Her husband was sold away from her more than 50 years earlier [ca. 1840]. In 1890 she found him living in Newport, Kentucky. (Their names are not given in the article. Additional…

He left Wake County, NC, in August 1866. He was in Harnett County, NC, when last heard from. Ad placed in 1867, during Reconstruction.

General, age about 10, was stolen from the market wharf in New Bern, NC, the previous Friday. In 1869, during Reconstruction.

Bowen, born in North Carolina, went to Hartford, Connecticut, and enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1863, during the Civil War. Bowen, or his heirs, are entitled to a "small estate."

Alston was last heard from in July 1890 in Paterson, New Jersey.

He was born in Moore County, North Carolina. Was last heard from in St. Augustine, Florida, in 1885.

Joanna Hamilton searching for her sons, aged 12 and 8 years, who were supposed to be in Catawba County, NC.

Eason wrote a letter to the mayor of Richmond, Virginia, in search of his brother, who was sold in Richmond several years before the Civil War.

She last saw her mother in Greensboro, North Carolina, five years ago [ca. 1896].

Motte, and the child's mother, searching for a four year old "colored boy" who "strayed" away. Ad placed in Wilmington, North Carolina, two weeks before the Civil War ended.

Ad placed in Wilmington, North Carolina. Smith was a "colored" discharged soldier. [A Civil War veteran?]

Pinkney was mustered out of the U.S. service at Fort Macon, North Carolina, in May 1868, when he was last heard from.

Mary Williams searching for her daughter, Harriet Hayes, and two grandchildren, Mansa and Helen, who were taken from the Raleigh, North Carolina, area to Richmond, Virginia, and sold there in 1863, during the Civil War.

Tecy "formerly belonged to" Dr. Banks, Wake County, North Carolina. He sold her to Fabius Rand in Clifton, Wilcox County, Alabama, about 11 or 12 years earlier [ca 1855].

Isham Richardson, described as being an albino, was taken from his father when "the Federal army came through" during the Civil War. He is believed to be somewhere in the North.

Johnson, of Martin County, North Carolina, searching for his mother, Betsy, and his sisters, Mary, Ellen, Harriet, and Rose

They belonged to the estate of Esther Meekins and were carried from Roanoke Island, North Carolina, into the Confederate lines in 1861, during the Civil War.

She was formerly the slave of the Rev. Bannister Jarvis, of Powell's Point, Currituck County, North Carolina


Rev. M. D. Matthewson looking for his nephew Julius Harrison who went missing after leaving to become a baker.

While enslaved, Martha Jennings was taken from Shelby, North Carolina, to Attala County, Mississippi and is looking for members of her family.

Reprinted from Star of Zion (Charlotte, NC)

They married "according to slave laws" in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 60 years earlier [ca 1837]. They were separated by sale seven years later. Reunited and remarried in Oskaloosa, Iowa, in 1897.

Marlow searching for Rev. Green, a preacher and doctor who was married near Excelsior, North Carolina

Williams was sold to a Mississippi planter when a boy. Reunited with his mother, in Asheville, North Carolina, on Christmas Day 1892.
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