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- Newspaper: The Nashville Globe (Nashville, TN)
September 9, 1910
INQUIRING FOR RELATIVES.
I am writing to inquire for Mr.
Johnnie Blakley or Mr. Johnnie Frierson,
as he is known by both names.
Any one knowing of his whereabouts
will please notify me at once, as I
am very anxious to communicate with
him. I am his niece and have not
heard from him for some years, so
any information about him will…
June 27, 1913
LETTER OF INQUIRY.
22 Nevada street, San Antonio, Tex.,
Nashville Globe, Nashville, Tenn.:
I am sending this inquiring letter
to you in quest of Mrs. Bennie Jacko
or Mrs. Bennie Lampkins. She was
once married to me, but the last
time she married a man by the name
of Jacko; her mother's name was Mrs.
August 22, 1913
ALEXANDER OGLESBY INQUIRING
FOR SOLDIER COMRADES.
A letter from Mr. Alexander Ogles-
by, 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, who lived at Gallatin, Tenn., in…
December 16, 1910
INQUIRING FOR RELATIVES.
One Mrs. Jane Wilson, who failed
to give her resident city, writes the
Globe, asking information concerning
her brothers and sisters. She
left them in Gibson County. The
family name was Sharp.
The communication was signed by
one W. F. Smith. Any information
concerning Mrs. Wilson's relatives
February 18, 1910
MORE LOST RELATIVES.
Mr. Alfred W. Griffin, son of Mr.
Kenney Griffin, who is now residing
at Battle Creek, Mich., is in search of
a relative of his, by the name of Reddick
Slade, son of Sabee Slade. He
says, when last heard of, this relative
was living in Suffolk, Va. If
any one knows the whereabouts of
this Reddick Slade,…
November 28, 1913
NOTICE OF INQUIRY.
To the Many Readers of the Globe.
I inquire for the whereabouts of
one Linard Wilson. He was born
and reared in Nashville. I have
not heard from him for seven years.
If any one can inform me of his
whereabouts I will appreciate it to
MRS LIZZIE WILSON,
3402 Pine St.,
St. Louis Mo.
August 11, 1911
Looking For William Gilliam.
Nashville, Tenn., Aug 5, 1911.
Does anybody know the where-abouts of my brother, William Gil-liam, from Battle Creek, Tenn. I would like to know if he is living, or if dead; if he has any family surviving him. He has a brother by the name of Brown Gilliam.
I will be greatly indebted to any one who will…
February 7, 1908
LOOKING FOR RELATIVES.
A letter received from Kingsbury,
Texas, contains a request that will
possibly be of some interest to some
one in Nashville. The letter comes
from Mr. Martin Lucas, who is now in
Texas. It seems that Mr. Lucas some
years ago lived in Tennessee and was
associated in the army with George
Rosh, Charley Andrews…
December 3, 1909
I am desirous of locating my 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 received
by S. S. Green, his brother,
Room 318, Lannom Bldg,…
February 2, 1917
Brown London Looking
A communication received from
Brown London of Clarksville, Tenn.,
wants to know if any one in Nash-
ville or any other part of the coun-
try where the Nashville Globe is
read, can give him an information
as to the present whereabouts of
John McCraty, Sam McCraty, Green
McCraty, or eWst…
January 12, 1917
WHO KNOWS BIRDIE THOMAS?
A letter has just been reeceived in
Nashville in which the writer, Mrs.
Mary Ann Coleman of Switchback, W.
Va., in making a careful inquiery, try-
ing to locate her sister Birdie. She
says she is willing to pay a liberal re-
ward to any one who will succeed in
locating her. Those who know of her
September 18, 1908
SEARCHING FOR RELATIVES
The postmaster of Nashville, Maj.
A. W. Wills sent to the Nashville
Globe ahis week a letter from Pass
Christian Miss. The writer of the
letter is Mrs. Victoria Hullum. The
lady in question has reasons to be-
lieve that she has in Nashville some
relatives, or that some one in and
about Nashville can assist…
April 19, 1918
MR. WILL WILSON OF SOUTH
PITTSBURGH, TENN., WANTS TO
FIND HIS MOTHER MRS. LIZZIE
I am the older son of my mother,
Lizzie Ross, known at Jacksonville,
Ala., Jackson County, on the Wyley
Cotton farm as Lizzie Jack. She
left or was taken from me when I
was a little boy and now I am a man
50 odd years of age. I had a…
March 23, 1917
WHERE IS JAMES MITCHELL?
Shreveport, La., Feb. 24, 1917.
To The Fraternal Monitor,
Dear Mr. Editor:
I would like to ask if you or any
of your readers can tell me the pres-
ent whereabouts of James Mitchell, a
son of Mrs. Millie Benden and a half-
brother of Allen Lee. In slavery time
the family was owned by…
October 17, 1913
INQUIRING FOR RELATIVES.
Philadelphia, Penn., Sept. 29, 1913.
Rev. R. H. Boyd:
Dear Sir and Brother—I am writ-
ing you asking you if you know of
a man in your city by the name of
John Ruffin. I am inquiring to try
and find him. My father was born in
King and Queen County, Va., owned
by Col. Alexander Fleet. His fath-
er's name was Lewis…
July 29, 1910
436 No. 26th Avenue,
Seattle, Wash., July 7, 1910.
To the Pastor of the First Baptist
Church, Nashville, Tenn.:
My Dear Sir: Will you please make
inquiry in your church for my rela-
tive, Magnolia Scott? I left there
when a mere child, with a white fam-
ily, Lawyer Maxwell. I left a small
sister in your city by the name…
November 22, 1907
The Nashville Globe is in receipt of
a letter from New Castle, Wash.,
dated November 7. It comes from
one Mr. King Bird, who is looking for
his lost relatives. The letter reads
in part as follows: "I would like to
ask a favor of you, and it is that you
please lend me some assistance in
locating my relatives. I left…
June 9, 1911
To the Nashville Globe:
Will you please assist me in finding
some of my people whom I suppose
must be living in Nashville, or some
part of Tennessee? The name of the
family that I am looking for is Ma-
rina. One of their names is Jerry
Marina, another is David Marina, while
my father's name is Ben Marina. My
May 1, 1908
ANOTHER LETTER OF INQUIRY.
The Globe is in receipt of a letter
written at Caster, Miss., in which the
writer asks that a notice be put in the
paper to assist in finding lost relatives.
The writer is Mr. Toney Black, who is
inquiring for his two sisters and
mother. The sisters were named
Elvie Wade and Marie Wade. They
used to live in…
June 24, 1910
I am inquiring about my brother Wal-
ace and sisters, Minnerva and Juda
Braxton, who were sold from Hamp-
ton, Va., by Mr. Karry S. Jones a
great many years before the Civil
War. I was told that one man bought
them all. Our father and mother
were Robert and Malvina Braxton.
I am their sister Lucy. Each has a
June 16, 1911
LOOKING FOR LOST RELATIVE.
St. Louis, Mo.
To Editor Nashville Globe:
I am inquiring about a brother of
mine, or I will say a half-brother, by
the name of William Boyd. I am his
half-sister, and if you know any
Boyds among your friends and ac-
quaintances would you be so pleased
as to inquire? He is the son of Brit-
ton Boyd. His…
March 5, 1909
TO FIND RELATIVES.
There have been separations in
many families, most of this being
brought about by the conditions that
prevailed during the days of recon-
struction or soon after the emancipa-
tion. Father was separated from
wife, mother from daughter, sister
from brother, and so on. A case of this
has come to light now: Rev.…