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- Newspaper: Kentucky
January 29, 1867
WANTED--Information of a colored
boy named Charley Taylor, taken from
the place of Squire Vernon, five miles from this
city, it is thought, by Clarke and Magruder's men,
about two years ago. Any information of the said
boy will be thankfully received by his father.
September 12, 1885
A NOTABLE GATHERING.
Five Generations Meet in This City--
A Family's Strange History.
Yesterday morning a reporter was directed
to visit No.246 Linden square, where a
colored family by the name of Johnson resided,
and assured that he would there find
an interesting item. Ellen Johnson, the
mistress of the house, told a very peculiar…
May 6, 1874
A Long Lost Mother.
Twenty-eight years ago Mary Stowers,
a slave woman, belonging to Harrison
Stowers, of Owensboro, was sold to parties
living in Shelby county, Kentucky, and
was with her little girl of two years
taken away, leaving her boy, Willis
Green, then four years old, with her
January 17, 1894
Two Old Darkies United After a
Separation of Twenty-Five
The Groom Had But Ninety Cents To
Pay Magistrate Camp For
Two ex-slaves who had not seen each
other for twenty-five years, were married
yesterday by Magistrate B. F. Camp at
his office in Court place. The principals
August 1, 1866
INFORMATION of the whereabouts of Samuel
Pearl (colored) late of Owensboro, Ky.
Any information concerning him will be thankfully
Owensboro, Ky. nB0-1t*
November 27, 1891
Slaves of Over Forty Years Ago Meet and
Will Be Remarried.
CARROLLTON, Ky., Nov. 27.—Alexander
Foley, of Natchez, Miss., a former
slave, arrived here a few days ago to
visit Dr. Goslie, who used to be his old
master. His surprise could be imagined
when he was told by Dr. Goslie that his
wife who was sold from him…
March 21, 1866
WANTED—INFORMATION—My wife, NANCY
WATSON, colored woman, and two children,
George, aged 9 or 10, and Jane, aged 4 or 5, arrived
in Louisville, Ky., last summer. They were
from Avoyelle Parish, La., near Marksville. We
all belonged to Mr. Cornelius Voris. I have not
heard one word from them since their arrival in
May 14, 1890
CENTRAL CITY, KY., May 10, 1890.
Editor of the Climax:
Please announce that I am anxious to
hear from some one acquainted with the
facts set forth below:
Any one having any knowledge of the
marriage of Lucretia Palmer, (colored),
(nee Maupin) on King Maupin's place,
near Rogersville, Ky., about 1858, will…
November 15, 1898
WANTED TO KNOW--The whereabouts
of "Big Will" Howard, colored, who
was sold during the war, in Harlan
county, to Wm. Onthang. Howard is
now about fifty years old, and has a scar
on one cheek. Write to T. M. Purnell,
February 19, 1902
If there are any old colored soldiers of
the war of the rebellion in this city who
were inmates of the old hospital on
Front street below Wall street during
the war, they will confer a favor by leaving
their names with Mrs. Eliza Johnson,
217 Lee street, or with the BULLETIN.
February 9, 1906
WANTED.-Information as to the address of Moses Ballard, or heirs if he is dead. He was a colored man and served in the 123rd U.S. Col. Inf., and address was Lincolntown [Lincoln County], KY., in 1865. Small recovery can probably be made. Address Harvey Spalding & Sons, Washington, D.C.
May 10, 1883
INFORMATION is wanted about the where-
abouts of a colored boy, who answers to
the name of George Swazer, who has
been missing from this city since last
December. He was about seventeen
years old and about the time of his dis-
appearance was employed as a servant in
the family of the late Dr. John M. Duke.
He is a bright mulatto and…
February 23, 1912
TWO COLORED MEN.
Information Wanted As to Alex Desembly and Frank Mc-Farland
Springfield, Mo. February 8th, 1912.
Hon. J. F. Barbour, Maysville, Ky.
Dear Sir: I understand that you are ex-tensively acquainted throughout Mason coun-ty, Kentucky, and I am writing to in-quire if you ever knew or heard of two men named Alexander Desembly…
January 5, 1866
OF MY WIFE, ANN HOWARD, (COLORED,) WHO
left New Haven, Ky., in August last, to come to
Louisville to work with Mr. Joseph Brown. Any
information that will lead me to her will be thankfully
received if left at Robert Fosters, on Broadway, bet.
Tenth and Eleventh Sts.
j3 d3* …
April 8, 1881
HANNAH JAMES - Information Wanted.
In the year 1862 I left my mother at Peach Orchard Bluff, Arkansas, and have been trying to find her whereabouts, but as yet have failed; her name was Hannah James, one of Edward James' slaves. Any information of her will be gratefully accepted by her son, HORACE JOHNSON,