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- Newspaper: North Carolina
November 10, 1898
EVERYBODY READ THIS.
I have not seen my relatives since the civil war. My people belonged to Dr. Billy Hall. My father, Eton Coleman, and my mother, Margaret, are dead. They left five children - three of us - Angie Lina, Violet Lenora and Eton - were born in South Carolina. Dr. Hall brought us to Bosier Parish, La. My father's mother is named…
June 22, 1867
NOTICE TO BRAHAM HICKS!
I HAVE NOT HEARD FROM MY HUSBAND,
Braham Hicks, since October, 1866. He
left Wake county in August, 1866. I would be
glad to hear from him, if alive. He was in Harnett
county when I last heard from him. Address
Raleigh, June 1. 30--tf.
July 25, 1869
BOY STOLEN.--A colored boy about ten
years old, named General Rouse, was stolen
from the market wharf, on Friday night, and
is supposed to have been carried in the direction
of Hyde county. Any information
pointing to his whereabouts will be thankfully
received by his father, Daniel Rouse,
on South Front Street.
January 28, 1910
DO YOU KNOW
The Tar Heel Prints the
Following Letter From a
Upon Request to Assist
in Locating Robert
Bowen or His Hiers.
Hartford, Conn. Jan. 21, 1910
The Tar Heel, Elizabeth City, N. C.
Robert Bowen (colored) was born
in North Carolina (locality unknown)
in 1842. He came to Hartford Conn
October 29, 1897
Information is wanted concerning
Archie B. Morrison (colored). He was
born in Moore county, N. C., and was
last heard from at Magnolia Hotel, St.
Augustine, Florida in 1885. Any information
will be gratefully received by his
brother, Levi Morrison, Pinehurst, N. C.
March 23, 1865
A SMALL Colored Boy, about 4 years of age.—
Any information of his whereabouts will be
thankfully received by the subscriber, or the mother
of the boy. [21 1t] BENJ. MOTTE.
December 24, 1873
INFORMATION concerning George
Smith, colored, a discharged soldier, is
wanted. Any one knowing his where-
abouts will please inform Geo. L. Mab-
son. George Smith will hear something
to his advantage by making himself
August 14, 1868
OF THE WHEREABOUTS OF PINKNEY
OLDS, (colored). When last heard from, he
was at Fort Macon, N.C., and was mustered ou
of the U.S. service at that place in May, 1868
Any information concerning him will be thank
fully [thankfully] received by his father, Toby Olds, at Hook-
erton [Hookerton], N.C.
New York papers please…
February 25, 1874
Of one Harriet Hayes, col'd, my daughter,
now aged 31 years, who lived with Mr. Joe
Hayes, 6 miles from Raleigh, on the Chapel
Hill Road, and was taken to Richmond,
Va., sold in 1863, and who then had a son
and daughter, Mansa and Helen. Any information
of their whereabouts will be…
September 24, 1867
Any information of the whereabouts of my
wife, TECY RAND, will be very thankfully receiv-
ed [received], she formerly belonged to Dr. Banks, of Wake
county, N.C., and was sold to Fabius Rand, in
Clefton, Wilcox county, Alabama, about eleven
or twelve years ago.
Address Editor Weekly Republican,…
November 26, 1867
MY SON, ISHAM RICHARDSON, AN ALBINO—white
skinned, but of negro blood, with
one black spot on his under lip—light eyes,
white, soft woolly hair—unable to see in the
glare of the sun—was taken from me when the
Federal army came through, and is no doubt now
in the North some where. On the tenth day of
January 21, 1875
INFORMATION WANTED.— Geo
Baum, of Manteo P. O., Dare Co.,
N. C., desires information of his
two children, MATILDA MEEKINS
and WILLIS MEEKINS. They be
longed [belonged] to the estate of Esther Meek-
ins [Meekins], and were carried from Roanoke
Island into the Confederate lines in
1861. When last heard from, his
daughter was at…
September 30, 1874
INFORMATION WANTED-of the whereabouts of Mrs. CLOE JARVIS (colored). She was formerly the slave of the Rev. Bannister Jarvis, of Powell's Point, Currituck; County, N. C. Any insormation addressed to her son will be thankfully recteved.
ALFRED HARRISON, World office New York City. 14-2t.
June 9, 1899
Henry Marlow, colored, a subscriber
to the STAR at Excelsior, writes to
make inquiries about one Rev. J. W.
Green, colored, who claims to be a
preacher and doctor. He married in
the vicinity of Excelsior. Anyone
knowing anything of his where-
abouts [whereabouts] is asked to notify Henry Mar-
December 31, 1892
FOUND HIS MOTHER
John Williams Visits His Mother
After an Absence of 32 Years.
The Knoxville Tribune of yesterday
contains a long account (which was
printed as original in the Gazette this
morning) of the reunion of a mother
and son, who had not seen each other
for thirty-two years. The people were
colored, the mother's name…
April 16, 1902
Information Wanted by a Colored Man.
Sheriff Jordan is in receipt of the
following letter from Jemison, Ala.,
which he requests us to print. If any
of the PATRIOT readers can give the information
wanted we hope they will
take the trouble to write to the old colored
man, who is evidently quite anxious
to learn something of his…
January 3, 1889
Information is wanted of Stepney
Davis, colored, or any of his family, by
his daughter, who is in the city for a
short time. Stepney formerly belonged
to Mrs. Jane White of Onslow county.
Any information of the whereabouts of
any of them left at the JOURNAL office
will be thankfully received by
May 31, 1866
PETER AND PEGGY VINSON, (COLORED,)
of Halifax County, wish to obtaln information of
their child, named Emma, commonly called
"Poss." She formerly belonged to Mr. Chas.
Henderson, of Mississippi, and was brought and
left by him in Lincolnton, N. C.
She is dark…
June 1, 1870
INFORMATION WANTED.-Kilby White,
an old colored man from Onslow county, N.C.,
called on us this week and asked our
assistance in finding his son Caesar. Caesar is
about eleven years of age, and was living
with a family in Mocksville until last
November, when he left, saying he was going to
work on the railroad to get money to go…
February 12, 1866
IF Lemuel and Eliza Dudley, from near Onslow
Court House, who formerly belonged to Robert
Dudley, should be in Wilmington, or if this
should be sen by any person who can give any
information of them, a great favor will be
conferred by informing their mother,
Feb 12 294-1t
April 1, 1867
John Wilson, a colored man, formerly a
slave belonging to James Denton, of Colbert county
Maryland, desires to find his five children, named
respectively : George, Dennis, Sarah Jane, Nat and
Lethe. They were all carried to Richmond, the
first year of the war, by James Borne, or Maryland,
and sold, to whom…
October 25, 1865
OF my son WESLEY, 13 years of age, light
complexion, raised in Richmond county, N.
C., by Mrs. Effy Gilchrist, left there about 1st
March with the Federal troops, last heard of
passing through Wilmington about the 1st June 1865.
His Father and Mother can be found at Mr.
May 14, 1868
OF MY TWO SONS, WILLIE AND CHAMPION,
who left me in 1864, when Wilson's
parade took place in Virginia. Willie is about
23 years of age, low, chunky and very dark.
Champion is about 19 years of age, spare made,
and of ginger colored complexion. Their
whereabouts is not exactly known, but I am of
opinion they are…