Browse Items (29 total)

  • Collection: Missouri

Henry Robertson searching for his father Louis Robertson, who was enslaved by Ike Robertson, of Clay County, MO, and was sold before the Civil War.

J. J. Redmond searching for Sarah Fisher and her son Frank who both left St. Louis in 1863 for Iowa, then returned to St. Louis.

Mahala Smith searching for her daughter, Martha Clemens, who lived with Dr. Clemens, near Keatstown, MO, and left there during the Civil War.

Maria Pope searching for her husband Andrew/Andy who "formerly belonged to" Dr. Pope, near Augusta, AR. He is supposed to be in St. Louis or Louisville.

She and her brothers, Reubin and William Gibbins, were raised in Hopkins County, Tennessee. Her brothers were set free when John Gibbins died. Reuben went to Centralia, Illinois.

Searcher lives in St. Louis, MO. He and his brother formerly lived in Louisville, Kentucky.

Robert Johnson searching for his son George Henry Johnson who left Concordia Parish, Louisiana, in 1872.

Mitchell is searching for Rogers to settle an estate. Rogers is to inherit two thousand dollars. James Rogers is sometimes known as James Washington "because of slave parents."

They belonged to Andy Austin, at or near Chillicothe, MO. Frances was sold to a speculator 27 or 28 years ago [ca. 1856 or 1857].

Wood's brother, Gabriel Wood, enlisted in 1861 and died in 1863 or 1864. Was stationed on President's Island, near Memphis, TN. [Ad is possibly related to a Civil War pension application].

Martha Hunt seeking information about her son William Talbert who was sold by Henry Patterson in 1852.

Postmaster in Washington, DC, searching for Fouts/Faust, of St. Joseph, MO, "regarding some slaves her formerly owned." His son-in-law "Doc" Daniels's reply, stating that Fouts/Faust died in 1875, was also published.


General Butler searching for Rebecca and Patsey who were "once the servants of" Mrs. Caroline B. Trumbull, of Louisiana. Butler thinks they are in St. Louis, Missouri.

Edwards and Gibson had been enslaved in Pike County, Missouri. Edwards was sold South 35 years earlier [ca 1853]. They reunited in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1888, and remarried then.

Copied from St. Louis Globe-Democrat (St. Louis, MO)

Jones, a Los Angeles, California, attorney, is searching for Roulhac. He is heir to a large estate.

They were separated, in Kentucky, by sale 37 years earlier [ca 1849]. Albert Harris found his wife after searching since the Civil War.

The older son, Charles Franklin Taylor, left Champaign, IL, 20 years ago [ca 1884]. The younger, Edward Sanderson, left 9 years ago [ca 1895] for Europe.

St. Louis Republic Sep 2 1900.jp2
J. F. Sneed searching for Ben Warf described as a "colored cook."

St. Louis Palladium Oct 14 1905.jpg
Friends in St. Louis looking for Ella Upshaw (formerly Ella S. Pienor), Washington, DC

St. Louis Palladium Feb 6 1904.jpg
Ellen Mayes, St. Louis, MO, searching for Mrs. Annie Johnson, formerly Miss Annie Murrell

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Annie Alvorid, St. Louis, MO, searching for Wilson Sanford, formerly of Hazlehurst, Copiah County, MS

Unnamed, searching for Rev. P.J. Jackson, formerly of Memphis, TN. Preached in St. Louis, MO, eight months ago.


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