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Emancipation refers to people identified as having been freed either by their enslaver prior to the Civil War or via the Thirteenth Amendment after the war (1865).
May 5, 1881
DEAR EDITOR - I desire information
of my mother's kin people. She left
them in Alabama, near Midway or
Five Points. Her father's name was
Mack Hampton; mother's Jennie
Hampton. We all belonged to Mr.
Green Nalley. He sold mother to J.
D. Johnson and mother married a
man who belonged to Johnson named
Phillip Johnson. Mr. Johnson…
December 11, 1879
DEAR EDITOR ---- I wish to make
inquiry through your valuable columns
for my mother, Mary Brown.
I saw her right after freedom.
Then she was in the city of Houston,
Texas, but soon after left for
San Jacinto county. I learned
since that she was seen in New Orleans.
The name I went by then
was Winnie Sellers, but is now
April 4, 1898
DO YOU KNOW THEM
I would like to know the whereabouts
of Eliza Washington, and her daughter
Mary Susan Washington, who lived
near Sparta, Caroline Co, Va Her
husband name was Titus Washington.
They belonged to Tom Kidd at that
place. I am the brother of Titus
Washington and am very anxious to
find them They were living near that…
Mrs. Eliza Cooper searching for her relatives Dinah McSharon and her children Sue, George, and Agnes McCharon
February 26, 1898
Do You Know Them?
COLUMBIA S.C., Feb. 21, 1898.
I desire to know the whereabouts
of my relatives. They were carried to
Richmond by Mr John or Robert Mc
Bride from Abbeville, S.C., at the
first year of freedom.
Dinah McSharon, Sue, George and
Agnes McCharon are their names. Dinah
is the mother of these children
April 17, 1867
OF MY SON WM. PASCAL MCGEE, and two daughters, Isabella and Easter Fanny McGee. My son was in 2d Kansas Colored Infantry, Company H. Any information concerning either of them will be thankfully received. I was formerly a servant of Mrs. Jane Gillespie, of Louisville, Tenn, Address JANE MCGEE
mar20[undecipherable] Box 227,…
Julia A. Clark seeking information about her brothers Reuben and William Gibbons and her sister America Jane Godsey (2nd of 2 ads)
April 10, 1884
INFORMATION WANTED OF MY BROTH
ers and sister, Reuben Gibbons, William
Gibbons and America Jane Godsey. The
last I heard of my brother, Reuben he was
set free and went away before the war
My brother William went over in Illinois,
near Centralia. My sister left Hawkins
county, Tenn., with a man named Steve
Godsey. Any information will be…
William Henry Washington seeking information about his parents Bentey and Chloe Washington and his brother Bentey Washington, Jr.
May 3, 1882
INFORMATION WANTED OF MY PA-
rents, Bentey and Chloe Washington,
and my brother Bentey Washington, Jr., a
shoe-maker by trade. We belonged to one
John Lambeth, of Beaufort, S. C., and
moved during the war to Blackwell, and
subsequently to Charleston, from which
place, in 1865, I embarked for Liberia in
the emigrantship "Golconda." I…
March 23, 1882
INFORMATION WANTED OF MY FATH-
er. He was a free man some time be
fore the war. He lived in Little Rock, Ark
About the year 1858, he left Little Rock and
went to Ohio. His wife Harriet was owned
by a man by the name of Henderson who
lived on Big Creek, Lawrence county, Ark
The names of her children by him, were
Emaline, who belonged to Wm.…
July 3, 1890
INFORMATION WANTED--Of my
sister Margaret Annie Queen. Her moth
er's name is Annie Queen. She left Anne
Arundel Co a free girl, about the year
1862 or 1863 to a company a white fam
ily to Providence, R. I., and has not been
heard from since. Any information of
her will be very gladly received by her
brother, Rev. R T. Queen, 23 Bladen…
April 7, 1881
INFORMATION WANTED OF MY SIS-
ter, Emma Thompson. She was freed
by John T. Johntson, and went to Cincinnati,
carrying with her two children, Frankie
and Silvia ; also Cornelius Phillips (or John-
ston). Any information will be gratefully
received. HAZEL PHILLIP.
Madison Station, Miss.
May 20, 1880
INFORMATION WANTED OF MY FATHER,
mother, brothers and sisters. My father's
name was Jacob; he belonged to a man by
the name of Hayes. I left them in Rock-
ingham county, North Carolina. My moth-
er belonged to the widow Reynolds, same
county; my brother's name was James. I
don't know the man to whom he belonged.
My sister's names are Mickey…
January 12, 1899
We desire information
concerning Emma Tinsley and Phil-
ip Tinsley, who were owned by
Thomas Gregory. I was sold by
Thomas Tines, who married Martha
Gregory, and was taken to Atlanta,
Ga., and stayed there until the war
ended. Any information will be
thankfully received by
Mrs. Gracie Lowe
October 28, 1865
Information wanted of my two brothers Nel-
son, and Wesley Smothers, and my six sisters,
Mary Ann Russell, Harriet, Matilda, Elizabeth,
Henrietta, and Cornelia Smothers.
They formerly belonged to Ruth Rigla, who
resided two miles from the Old Harper's Ferry
Road, Frederick County, Md.
In 1837, we were all sold to South…
August 5, 1865
Of Abbie Davis, daughter of Rachel Davis,
who was born at Wilmington, Delaware. She
was carried to Cuba, by Mr.Guelle, for Mr.
Peter Bodway, over thirty-five years ago.
Since then she had been with Mr. Martin, of
Texas, and latterly with Mr. A. Bell of New
Orleans. She kept a wash house in New Or-
leans, about 1862…
Jenny Carter (formerly Jenny White) looking for children Cisly, Oscur, Emily Francis, and Lucy Ann White
April 27, 1867
Information wanted concerning one or all
of the following named persons to wit:
Cisly White, Oscur White, Emily Francis
White, and Lucy Anna White, children of
Jenny White, born in Boone County, Ky.--
the slaves of a man by the name of Stephens.
Mother and all the family sold to Ross, of
Georgetown, Ky., about 18…