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  • State is exactly "South Carolina"

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Peter Mellett searching for his wife Henrietta who was enslaved by Isaac Lenoir, of Sumter District, SC. She was carried to "one of the Southwestern States" about seven or eight years ago [ca. 1859].

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Washington Stills was sold in South Carolina and brought to Mississippi by John Parks and Allen Vance, speculators.

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Frank "left his home" in Woodville, Virginia, ca. 1853. [He was presumably sold]. He was heard of once, in Charleston, South Carolina, since then.

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Mrs. Sarah Daniels searching for her brothers Hezekiah, William Capers, Robert, and sister Laura. A white Methodist preacher named Ledbetter carried them from South Carolina to Alabama at the time of the Civil War.

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Anderson left Lee County, Mississippi, during the Civil War, to join the Federal Army.

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Bradford North, Busby's former master, left him fifty thousand dollars. North's executors found Busby through newspaper ads.

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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)

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Thomas searching for Mickey Bashlot, Judy Bashlot, and Katy Ginlack, who went [escaped?] from Georgia to New Jersey. Thomas is in U.S. Navy at Port Royal, South Carolina. During the Civil War.

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Last heard of her in 1878, when she lived in Columbia, South Carolina, on Wheelers Hill.

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Brown wrote to the Clerk of Court, Washington, DC, for information. He was sold away from Washington, DC, 40 years earlier [ca 1846].

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Anderson has not seen his family since 1863. His brother, Edmond, killed at Fort Pillow, during the Civil War.

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Newspaper account describing Clara Bashop's 33-year search for her daughter, Patience, who was sold in 1859. Slightly longer and more legible article than the St. Louis Post-Dispatch version.

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Mary Saunders is searching for her brothers.

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I wish to spend the balance of my life as a free and intelligent citizen of the United States.

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She is looking for her brothers and sisters.

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He wishes to inquire of his relatives.

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John Edmond is searching for his brother, James Means, and sisters Hester and Susan Jane Huges

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John Gist is searching for his brother, Grant Gist

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Diannah White is searching for her sons George Washington House, William White, and Henry McGee

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Isaac S. Grant is searching for his uncle Jacob J. Simmons

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Rev. S. Canty is searching for James Canty

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R.D. Davenport is searching for Beattie Giles
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