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- Newspaper: The Daily Dispatch (Richmond, VA)
February 5, 1870
LOST AND FOUND.
$5 REWARD.—Strayed from Eliza
Starke (his grandmother), in Powhatan
county, about the 1st of December, a LITTLE
COLORED BOY named HENRY SMITH. It is
supposed that he went down to Richmond by
means of a river boat. Any information of him
left at this office will be rewarded and thankfully
February 14, 1866
LOST, STRAYED AND FOUND.
LOST.--Strayed from home, on the 12th
instant, a dark mulatto BOY, about seven
years of age, and about four feet in height; had on
red socks, or stockings, blue pants, blue jacket
with brass buttons, and also a blue cap with a red
heart upon its crown.
Any information concerning the above-mentioned
March 10, 1866
LOST, STRAYED AND FOUND.
LOST.--About the 1st of May, 1865, my
child CAROLINE, about eight years old ; was
in the employment of Mr. -- Griffln, who was
living in Fluvanna county, who removed to Fauquier
county in August, 1865, carrying the child
with him. Since his removal I have heard nothing
from her. Any information regarding her…
December 4, 1866
LOST, a small BRIGHT MULATTO
BOY, aged about twelve years, named EDGAR.
He was raised by Mrs. James Garnett, of
Caroline county. Any information on him will be
thankfully received by ESTHER, his mother, at
the residence of Mr. John Freelan, corner Fifth
and Cary streets.
April 15, 1868
PERSONAL.--The children of NELLY
GARLAND were sold by Mr. David
Thomas, in Nelson county, Va., in 1856. Their
names are SARAH, MORRIS, and LOUISA
GARLAND. Any information concerning
them would be very gratifying to their mother.
Address NELLY GARLAND,
August 31, 1867
PERSONAL.--The friends of TEMPY DAVIS, colored, are anxious to hear from her. She formerly belonged to Dr. West, of Hinds county, Miss., and was last heard from in Richmond. Any information of her may be communicated to
REV. P. B. PRICE,
Church Hill, Richmond.
April 19, 1871
PERSONAL.—Left Richmond about the
last of October, on an oyster schooner, PAT-
RICK FINCH, a colored man, about 20 years old.
Any information of him would be thankfully re-
ceived by his mother.
ap 19_4t* No. 1225 17th street.
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* …
July 20, 1871
RICHMOND, VA., July 19, 1871.
PERSONAL.—My name is MARY RAKES. I am here in search of my mother, as I have heard that she is in the city. She formerly belonged to Henry Rakes; after his death to Mr. John Howell, of Patrick county, Va. She has three grandchildren with her. Their names are Sammy, George, and Betsy. George is completely blind in one…
February 23, 1876
INFORMATION WANTED of SUSAN
and HENRY COZZINS (colored), who were
living in Richmond in 1865; also, of LIZZIE
WATSON, sister of Martha Ragscale, who was at
Burkeville in 1870. Address
17 Beacon street,
June 12, 1876
INFORMATION WANTED OF J. W.
HILL (colored) by his brother-in-law, who is in
great trouble in Appomattox. Address
R. B. POORE,
February 27, 1879
MANCHESTER AND VICINITY
Midlothian.-The quiet village of Midlothian
was the scene of an incident several
days ago the like of which rarely occurs.
In the spring of 1855, Robert Cox, a negro,
belonging then to a gentleman in this vicinity,
was married to a woman of the same
neighborhood Several moths after his
marriage he was sold…
April 23, 1868
INFORMATION WANTED, as to the
whereabouts of LUCINDA COATES, daughter
of George and Sally Coates, of the county of King
George. She was sold before the war in this city
and is supposed to be either here or in its vicinity.
Any information will be thankfully received. Ad-
dress GEORGE COATES,
May 3, 1867
NOTICE.--BURRELL ROSE (co-
lored [colored]) wishes to know the whereabouts of his
daughter, EMMA ROSE. Her mother was named
Tena. She formerly belonged to William Pitman,
of Buckingham, Virginia, and was carried by
William Pitman to Tennessee, near Memphis.
Any information of her will be thankfully re-
ceived [received] and…
May 8, 1876
INFORMATION IS DESIRED OF THE
whereabouts of WILLIAM CARTER (colored).
He was formerly owned by Dr. Peterfield Trent, and
left Richmond to go south during the year 1867
or 1868, since which time he has not been heard of.
I, his brother, will be most thankful for any informa-
tion [information] that will lead to the knowledge…
October 17, 1870
INFORMATION WANTED OF AR-
CHER HILL and JULIA, his wife who fol-
lowed the army from Staunton in 1863. I have
since heard they were in Ohio. Any information
concerning their whereabouts would be gratefully
received by their son.
James Hill. (Colored.)
oc 17.3t* [Ohio papers please copy.]
April 24, 1867
PERSONAL. - I wish to obtain infor-
mation in regard to my wife, SUSAN, and TWO
CHILDREN - one a girl, named NELLY, and the
other a boy, named CARTER. They formerly be-
longed to Mrs. Ann Cook, of Clarke county, and I
belonged to Hugh Nelson, of the same county.
About the time General Lee's army went into
August 23, 1867
PERSONAL. - Information wanted concerning MARGARET and LONDON MOORE. They were formerly the property of Mr. William H. Brooks, of Essex county. They were sent to Richmond last spring; since that time nothing has been heard from them. Any informa-tion concerning them will be thankfully received by their mother. NANCY MOORE,
care of John…
September 28, 1867
PERSONAL. - Information wanted of the whereabouts of TEXANA JOHNSON, a colored woman, about eighteen or twenty years of age, who was sold in Richmond during the war, and is supposed to be living in one of the southern States. Her mother resides in this city, and will be thankful for any information addressed to her here. CHARLOTTE JOHNSON.
December 10, 1877
INFORMATION WANTED OF MY
FATHER, JEFF TAYLOR (colored), formerly
owned by Colonel Stother, or King William county,
Va., and of my brothers, FLEMING TAYLOR
and KENDALL TAYLOR, and my, and my sisters, ROSE
BANKS and CAROLINE TAYLOR (all colored),
formerly the property of the estate of Mrs. Harriet
Hill, of King William county, Va.…
February 20, 1866
MARY BROWN wishes to find her
daughter, MARY WESLEY GLASSCO. She
was sold about eighteen years ago by Judge John
A. Meredith, of Richmond. I have not heard from
her since. At the time she was sold, my name was
Mary Glassco ; since which time I have married.
MARY WESLEY GLASSCO has a brother named
William James Glassco. Any information…
November 24, 1866
WANTED, INFORMATION in relation
to my children, NANCY, BEN, POLLY,
TEMPA, and ISHAM BAILEY, who formerly belonged
to Ben Prince, Sussex county. If any of
them are living, or if any person can give me
information of them, they will confer a great favor.
Address me, in this city, care of Mr. George D.
December 27, 1865
WANTED of JOHN PERRY, a colored boy,
about nine years of age, formerly slave of John
MacFarland, of this city, and sold in the summer of
1864, by Mr. Robert H. Davis, of this city, to a gentleman
in Alabama. Any information as to his present
whereabouts will [indecipherable] thankfully received by
his mother. …