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- State is exactly North Carolina
January 16, 1900
Texas Woman Tells a Story of the
Breaking Up of Her Family--Letter
to County Clerk Wende.
County Clerk Otto H. Wende this morning
received the following letter, which vividly
recalls the days of slavery:
January 13, 1900.
I desire to find my people. I was born in
North Carolina, Roman County, five miles
June 22, 1867
NOTICE TO BRAHAM HICKS!
I HAVE NOT HEARD FROM MY HUSBAND,
Braham Hicks, since October, 1866. He
left Wake county in August, 1866. I would be
glad to hear from him, if alive. He was in Harnett
county when I last heard from him. Address
Raleigh, June 1. 30--tf.
July 25, 1869
BOY STOLEN.--A colored boy about ten
years old, named General Rouse, was stolen
from the market wharf, on Friday night, and
is supposed to have been carried in the direction
of Hyde county. Any information
pointing to his whereabouts will be thankfully
received by his father, Daniel Rouse,
on South Front Street.
January 28, 1910
DO YOU KNOW
The Tar Heel Prints the
Following Letter From a
Upon Request to Assist
in Locating Robert
Bowen or His Hiers.
Hartford, Conn. Jan. 21, 1910
The Tar Heel, Elizabeth City, N. C.
Robert Bowen (colored) was born
in North Carolina (locality unknown)
in 1842. He came to Hartford Conn
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.
October 29, 1897
Information is wanted concerning
Archie B. Morrison (colored). He was
born in Moore county, N. C., and was
last heard from at Magnolia Hotel, St.
Augustine, Florida in 1885. Any infor-
mation [information] will be gratefully received by his
brother, Levi Morrison, Pinehurst, N. C.
February 18, 1904
David Eason, colored, of Roxobel, N.
C., writes the Mayor for information of
his brother, Dorsey Eason, who was sold
here several years before the war. Any
information will be gladly received by
March 16, 1901
Do You Know Her?
I desire to find my mother. The last
time I saw her was five years ago. She
was then in Greensboro. N. C. Her
first husband's name was Ned Goosby,
last husband's name, Green Gravelly.
She goes by the name of Mo[undecipherable]lie
Gravely. She had four children, viz.
Mattie, Johnnie, Mary and Rosa Goos-
February 27, 1904
Do You Know Her.
I desire to know the whereabouts of
Mrs. Pattie Rogers. Any one having any
information concerning said party will
please notify the undersigned and they
will be rewarded for their trouble.
Miss LILLIE RAGLAND,
422 Matthew St.,
Durham, N. C.
March 23, 1865
A SMALL Colored Boy, about 4 years of age.—
Any information of his whereabouts will be
thankfully received by the subscriber, or the moth-
er [mother] of the boy. [21 1t] BENJ. MOTTE.
December 24, 1873
INFORMATION concerning George
Smith, colored, a discharged soldier, is
wanted. Any one knowing his where-
abouts [whereabouts] will please inform Geo. L. Mab-
son [Mabson]. George Smith will hear something
to his advantage by making himself
August 14, 1868
OF THE WHEREABOUTS OF PINKNEY
OLDS, (colored). When last heard from, he
was at Fort Macon, N.C., and was mustered ou
of the U.S. service at that place in May, 1868
Any information concerning him will be thank
fully [thankfully] received by his father, Toby Olds, at Hook-
erton [Hookerton], N.C.
New York papers please…
February 25, 1874
Of one Harriet Hayes, col'd, my daughter,
now aged 31 years, who lived with Mr. Joe
Hayes, 6 miles from Raleigh, on the Chapel
Hill Road, and was taken to Richmond,
Va., sold in 1863, and who then had a son
and daughter, Mansa and Helen. Any in-
formation [information] of their whereabouts will be…
September 24, 1867
Any information of the whereabouts of my
wife, TECY RAND, will be very thankfully receiv-
ed [received], she formerly belonged to Dr. Banks, of Wake
county, N.C., and was sold to Fabius Rand, in
Clefton, Wilcox county, Alabama, about eleven
or twelve years ago.
Address Editor Weekly Republican,…
November 26, 1867
MY SON, ISHAM RICHARDSON, AN AL-
BINO [ALBINO]—white skinned, but of negro blood, with
one black spot on his under lip—light eyes,
white, soft woolly hair—unable to see in the
glare of the sun—was taken from me when the
Federal army came through, and is no doubt now
in the North some where. On the tenth day of…
April 4, 1872
INFORMATION WANTED.— James
Henry Johnson, who formerly belonged to Mrs.
Catharine Berkeley, widow of Robert Berkeley,
wishes to know the place of residence of his former
mistress, so as to learn where to find his mother
Betsy and his sisters Mary, Ellen, Harriet, and Rose.
Address JAMES HENRY JOHNSON,
ap 4-1t* Williamstown,…
January 21, 1875
INFORMATION WANTED.— Geo
Baum, of Manteo P. O., Dare Co.,
N. C., desires information of his
two children, MATILDA MEEKINS
and WILLIS MEEKINS. They be
longed [belonged] to the estate of Esther Meek-
ins [Meekins], and were carried from Roanoke
Island into the Confederate lines in
1861. When last heard from, his
daughter was at…
September 30, 1874
INFORMATION WANTED-of the where-
abouts [whereabouts] of Mrs. CLOE JARVIS (colored).
She was formerly the slave of the Rev. Ban-
nister [Bannister] Jarvis, of Powell's Point, Currituck;
County, N. C. Any insormation addressed to
her son will be thankfully recteved.
ALFRED HARRISON, World office
New York City. 14-2t.
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.…
June 6, 1897
Married After Fifty-three Years.
Oskaloosa, June 5. There was sol-
emnized [solemnized] here today a wedding that re-
united [reunited] “Uncle” Robert Warren, of Os-
kaloosa [Oskaloosa], and Charity Atwater, of North
Carolina, after a separation of 53 years.
The two were married according to
slave laws at Chapel Hill, North Caro-
June 9, 1899
Henry Marlow, colored, a subscriber
to the STAR at Excelsior, writes to
make inquiries about one Rev. J. W.
Green, colored, who claims to be a
preacher and doctor. He married in
the vicinity of Excelsior. Anyone
knowing anything of his where-
abouts [whereabouts] is asked to notify Henry Mar-
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…
July 2, 1915
I am desirous of locating my bro-
ther [brother], last heard of was in Pine Bluff,
Ark. His name is Edward Riley,
55 years old and born in Barnsville,
S. C. I understand he has a large
family and any information furnished
of his whereabouts will be gladly re-
ceived [received] by S. S. Green, his brother,
Lev. Hall searching for his mother Tempy Witty and siblings Simon, Winchester, Silsbee, and Charlotte
April 16, 1902
Information Wanted by a Colored Man.
Sheriff Jordan is in receipt of the
following letter from Jemison, Ala.,
which he requests us to print. If any
of the PATRIOT readers can give the in-
formation [information] wanted we hope they will
take the trouble to write to the old col-
ored [colored] man, who is evidently quite anx-