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Amy Morris, aka "Mrs. Frenchy," grew up enslaved in Hancock County, GA, near Sparta, GA. Beginning at age 14, she was sold several times, in Georgia, Mississippi, and Arkansas, before she escaped during the Civil War. Previously, she and her first…

Forbes and his mother were sold in Maryland in 1850, to Green Andes, and taken to Mississippi. Forbes' parents: George Henry Forbes and Henrietta Forbes. Grandparents: Barney and Winnie Moore.

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Clarissa is searching for her father and mother, sister and brothers. Her father's name was Zeals Butler and her mother's name was Mariah Winkfield. She belonged to Johnnie Winkfield who married Caroline Gypson. Clarissa belonged to Lucius…

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Margret Young, sold and separated from her family in 1861, was reunited with her son Dowen Young as Christmas gift. Margret and her three children lived, all slaves of John Arthur, in Clay County, MO near the town of Liberty when the civil war broke…

Alford Woodson seeking information of his brother, Robert Woodson.

Samuel Foulks (with help from Mary Elizabeth Foulks) seeking information of Martha Jane Miller.

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Mary Piggue searching for her mother Violet; brothers Thomas and Patrick Henry; and sisters Julia, Hannah and Maria. She last saw them in McElmasville, Tennessee.

Dave Stewart searching for his mother, Susan Dicikison; sister and brother-in-law, Jane Baker and John Cantle; and brothers Robert and Allen Cantle. He is also looking for his wife's mother Ardray Baker; her sisters Amanda and name unknown; and…

Lucinda Singletery searching for her mother, brother Joe, and her sisters Julia Ann Burns, Maria, and Mary. The family was separated through sale in January of 1865.

Jane Turner searching for her father, brother, and his sisters Mary Boyd and Mahala Lathern.

Susan Williamson searching for her daughter Mary Fellder.

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Mary Delaney, who was sold when she was 3 years old, seeking information of her mother, two sisters, and two brothers.

A. R. Rimawr seeking information of their grandparents Randel and Rilda Rankins and aunt and uncle who were formerly enslaved by David Rankins.
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