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November 3, 1883
A Romance of Slavery.
Columbus (Ohio) Journal.
A very pretty story is told of the restoration
to his children of an old colored
man who was a slave before the late war.
He belonged to one master, while his
wife and two children, one of whom is
now a minister and the other a Columbus
coachman, were owned by another
October 20, 1865
INFORMATION WANTED OF SARAH
LEWIS, who formerly lived with Dr. P. H.
Cabell, in Selma, Dallas county, Alabama. Any
information in regard to her will be thankfully
received by her husband, JAMES LEWIS, at
HARRY MIDDLETON's, No. 527 Ninth street, between
the Canal and Pennsylvania avenue.
[Alabama papers please copy.] oct…
May 2, 1865
GIRL LOST.--On Friday evening, Eudora John-
son [Johnson], colored, aged 12 years, strayed from her
home, near the Virginia avenue Bridge, (Island.)
and has not been heard of since. She was dressed
in a striped Virginia cloth dress, short sleeves,
soldiers cap and bare-footed. Any information
leading to her recovery will be thankfully…
August 24, 1876
NOTICE.--I am anxious to ascertain the where-
abouts [whereabouts] of my two brothers, JAMES and JOHN
A. CURTIS, colored; the first aged about 36, and
the other about 27. In their minority they were
bound to Robert Earl, proprietor of a livery stable
in Washington city, located on 20th street, between
I and K streets. Any…
December 4, 1871
ANY INFORMATION CONCERNING MY
daughter, MILLIE SPOTSEY, who left the home
of her parents, Jackson Morten's farm, in Orange
county, Va., when quite a small child, will be thank-
fully [thankfully] received by her anxious mother. PATSEY
SPOTSEY, 5th street west, between P and Q streets,
Washington, D. C. 1t*
August 9, 1866
LOST--ARON THOMAS, seven years old; came
away with Louisa Booz from city Point last
year His mother and the boy belonged to Miss
Lucinda Cutler, Dinwiddie county, Va. Any information
will be thankfully received by his distressed
mother, Carolina Thomas. Direct to C.
DUFFY, corner 7th and L sts.
June 25, 1866
TO MY HUSBAND, SYPIO JOHNSON, COL-
ored [colored], or to any of his friends, that any information
will be thankfully received by his wife, who has
not seen or heard from him since before the rebel-
lion [rebellion], when he left me on visit from Macon, Miss.
Address 214 H street west.
je 25-3t* MRS. ELIZABETH JOHNSON.
October 24, 1873
INFORMATION wanted of FRANK WHIPPS,
(colored,) aged 19 years, supposed to be in Wash-
ington [Washington]. Any information will be thankfully re-
ceived [received] by his uncle, JOHN WOODFORD, No.
1748 K street. oct 22-3t*
January 30, 1894 (ad)
January 31, 1894 (reply, in two parts)
ABSALOM FOUTS WANTED.
Postmaster Atkinson yesterday received
a communication from the postoffice
department at Washington making
special inquiry for the whereabouts
of Absalom Fouts, who at the last
known of him was in this city or vicinity.
The department has matters
of importance in hand in which Fouts
is interested and his…
January 9, 1873
INFORMATION WANTED OF CORNELIA
ANN and RICHARD FRAZIER, colored, age 11
and 9 years; supposed to be in Washington. Any in-
formation [information] will be thankfully received by their
parents. FREDERICK FRAZIER, old No. 240
11th street, between V and W streets n. w. j9-2t*
June 18, 1873
INFORMATION WANTED OF JOHN ANDERSON,
colored, six years old; had on blue jacket
and gray pants, bare foot; left home on the 10th of
June. Any information will be thankfully received
by his mother, EMMA GREEN, Fayette street,
near 3d, Georgetown.
June 16, 1865
RAN AWAY FROM HER MOTHER, MARGA-
RET [MARGARET] RITTER MILLARD, colored; will be
fourteen years old the 4th day of July. All per-
sons [persons] are hereby forewarned not to harbor said
MARY [her >< mark] MILLARD,
P st., bet. 10th and 11th sts.
Attest—JOHN T. SULLIVAN. je 15-3t*
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
June 4, 1891
WANTED—By George E. Lemon, Washington, D. C.
—The present address of Georgie Ann Brown
(colored), formerly of Natchez, Miss., widow of Leonard
Brown, Co. G, 5th U. S. H. A. Information of importance
to her awaits the above. 510-3t
November 17, 1892
WANTED—By Geo. E. Lemon, attorney, Wash-
ington, D. C.—The address of Sam Spoons, or
Sam Spoons Blakely, who received mail at Danville,
Tenn., and later at Kellysville, Tex.; son of John
Spoons, or John Spoons Blakely, late private Co. B,
15th U. S. C. T.
Alexander Oglesby searching for three Civil War veterans Mr. Mines Goodall, Abraham Pussley, and Robert Allen
August 22, 1913
ALEXANDER OGLESBY INQUIRING
FOR SOLDIER COMRADES.
A letter from Mr. Alexander Ogles-
by [Oglesby], in care from Adjt. General's office,
War Department, Washington, D. C.,
has the following to say:
"I would like to find Mr. Mines
Goodall, who was a soldier, Company
L, 14th U. S.; C. T. or Abraham Puss-
ley [Pussley], who lived at…
May 1, 1867
INFORMATION WANTED OF FRENES
TAYLOR, colored. When last heard from was
in Richmond, Va. Any information will be thankfully
received by her mother. KESIA ABLE.
Richmond and Petersburg papers please copy.
Address 406 12th street, between I and K, Washington
November 25, 1899
Mr. J. Sims, of Capitol Hill, is rejoic
ing [rejoicing] over the arrival his two sisters from
Mississippi, from whom he was sepa
rated [separated] on the outbreak of the Civil War,
and only ascertained their whereabouts
a few months ago.
March 26, 1904
DO YOU KNOW HIS ADDRESS?
A subscriber wants to know the
present whereabouts or address of
Mr. Robert Mansfield, who at one time
lived on 15th St., in this city, and was
head waiter at Palm Beach, Fla. This
information will be cheerfully received
at this office.
Mrs. Alice Young searching for her mother Mrs. Candace Quinn and sisters Mrs. Ella Barby and Mrs. Missouri Walker
July 16, 1897
Mrs. Alice Young, Washington, D. C.,
wants information of her mother, Mrs.
Candace Quinn, and her sisters, Mrs. Ella
Barby and Mrs. Missouri Walker. All
lived in this county when last heard from.
Leave word at the Journal office.
Emanuel Pope searching for his siblings Polly Pope, Milly Kane, Adeline Jane Pope, Joe Pope, and Larkin Pope
January 4, 1890
Emanuel Pope, formerly of Azoo
county, Miss., wants to know the
whereabouts of his sisters, Polly
Pope, two married sisters, Milly
Kane, Adeline Jane Pope, broth-
ers [brothers] Joe and Larkin Pope. He left
them July 4th, '63, after the fall
of Vicksburg Miss. They belong
ed [belonged] to Nanie Denmond. If known
December 21, 1886
Wants to Find His People.
AN EX-SLAVE IN SEARCH OF HIS PARENTS OR
The clerk of the court has received a letter dated
Greenville, S. C., stating: "Many years ago I was
sold from my mother and father. I now wish to
hear from them as I am in possession of property,
and do not know when I am call from this world.
July 8, 1905
INFORMATION WANTED of descend-
ants [descendants] or relatives of William and Mary
Smith, colored, who in 1827 lived on Vir-
ginia [Virginia] avenue, near Twenty-third street
northwest. Address, with particulars,
Box 239, this office. jy6-3t
July 13, 1874
INFORMATION WANTED of DONOB DIXON,
colored supposed to be in Washington, by his
mother, CHARITY DILASHAW, No. 610 K st.,
between 6th and 7th streets, northwest. jv11-2t*
November 5, 1862
INFORMATION WANTED OF THE WIFE OF
subscriber, Louisa Lucas, (colored,) and three
children When last seen were at Fredericksburg,
and left there with the intention of meeting me in
this city. Please leave a note at this office, ad-
dressed [addressed] to HENRY LUCAS. no 4-3t*