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- Newspaper: Washington, D.C.
March 7, 1903
Please Help Me Find My Broother Saunk Joyce was sold in Mecklenburg, Virginia several years before the civil war, to Cunnigana Negro trader. His mother, Willie, was a slave on the Joyce plantation. He had one sister Betty, who is very anxious to find hIm. Any in formation [information] will be gladly received. MRS. BETTY REYNOLDS. 44 Parker…
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 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 received.…
August 24, 1876
NOTICE.--I am anxious to ascertain the 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 information…
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 thankfully
received by her anxious mother. PATSEY
SPOTSEY, 5th street west, between P and Q streets,
Washington, D. C.
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, 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 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 Washington.
Any information will be thankfully received
by his uncle, JOHN WOODFORD, No.
1748 K street. oct 22 3t*
January 9, 1873
INFORMATION WANTED OF CORNELIA
ANN and RICHARD FRAZIER, colored, age 11
and 9 years; supposed to be in Washington. Any 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.
October 26, 1905
WANTED—Address of Jim Smith, body servant
of Andrew Smith, Second Lieutenant, Co. H, 3d
Ark.; afterwards 56th U. S. C. T. "Important." Ad-
dress Eli Newsom, Soldiers' Home, Los Angeles, Cal.
June 16, 1865
RAN AWAY FROM HER MOTHER, MARGA-
RET RITTER MILLARD, colored; will be
fourteen years old the 4th day of July. All per-
sons 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*
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.
February 21, 1889
Joseph Taylor, Montrose, Va., wants the ad-
dress of Col. John H. Holeman, commanding
the 1st U. S. C. T. Comrade Taylor is a col-
ored man, and served in that regiment. His
health is now broken down, as a result of his
army service, and as yet he has been unable to
secure a pension.
December 8, 1892
Charles Ross, Co. H, 35th U. S. C. T., Bren-
ham, Texas, wants the name of the Surgeon or
Steward who assisted Dr. Warren to amputate
the arm of a rebel soldier of Co. G. 4th Ga. Re-
serve Guards, at Andersonville, Ga., in the
latter part of the Summer of 1864. Also the
addresses of the two paroled Union prison-
ers who attended in the…
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 rejoicing
over the arrival his two sisters from
Mississippi, from whom he was 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.
August 29, 1889
Oral, W. Va., desires the addresses of any soldiers
who know anything pertaining to the time and
death of Edmond Dunmore (colored), who enlisted
from the State of Pennsylvania. —
August 29, 1889
—George G. Jameson, Ætna, Kan.,
would like to know the whereabouts of any mem-
ber of the 9th Kan. (colored) who was detailed to
carry the mail from Fort Smith to Fayetteville,
Ark., in June, 1864.—
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, brothers Joe and Larkin Pope. He left them July 4th, '63, after the fall of Vicksburg Miss. They belonged to Nanie Denmond. If known please address BEE office Washington, D. C.
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 descendants
or relatives of William and Mary
Smith, colored, who in 1827 lived on Virginia
avenue, near Twenty-third street
northwest. Address, with particulars,
Box 239, this office. jy6-3t
July 6, 1905
WANTED — INFORMATION AS TO WHEREabouts
of John Smith, colored, formerly of Tom
Blanton's place, near Fredericksburg, Va., and
daughters, Ora and Sarah Smith. PEARL
SMITH, 323 North West st. Alexandria, Va. 1t*