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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.

Scott, from Humboldt, TN, is in Memphis. His wife and daughter had come to Memphis two months earlier, in August 1868, and he hopes to meet them there.

Merrill arrived in Baltimore from Newtown, Maryland, in May 1867, during Reconstruction.

William Volantine (now named William Robinson) was once a slave in Baltimore, now living in New Bedford, MA. He is searching for his brother, Joshua, who was also a slave in Baltimore and went to Philadelphia three years earlier [ca 1846]. An…

Quindy Relf escaped from slavery. His wife and their five children were later manumitted in Virginia and went to Ohio. They are searching for him. An antebellum ad.

Katie Hubbard's father left Jasper County, Mississippi, in 1867 [during Reconstruction]. He went to Mobile, Alabama, where he changed his name from Berket Doncler to Ben Berket.

Mrs. Louisa Fry, of Pleasantville, NJ, finds her mother in Philadelphia. Had not seen her since they were liberated from a Virginia plantation at the end of the Civil War, 43 years earlier.

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Henry Green, Sr. searching for his son, William Green, who left Beaufort, SC, for New York, with a U.S. army officer in 1865.

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Unnamed woman searching for her daughter Lucy Gleed who lived with [belonged to] the widow Carter in Oakland, VA.

The Evening Star. Washington DC. May 15 1865.jp2
Unnamed woman searching for her husband Henry Johnson. believes he is in Richmond, VA, and asks him to advertise his location in The Evening Star.

Evening Star. Washington DC Oct 14 1864.jp2
Dr. Bonner, from City Point, VA, searching for his wife, Lucretia T. A. Bonner, who left Mason's Island (now Theodore Roosevelt Island, DC) in 1864, during the Civil War.

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…

Annetta Goodwin searching for her father Thomas Jones; brothers Charles, Drury Richard, and Robt, Jones; sisters Jennie Ales, Julia Francis Anderson, Kinnie Johnson, Susan Jones, and Leanna Bald; daughter Missouri; and unnamed granddaughter.

Thomas Arthur Everick, New York, NY, searching for his parents and siblings, of Florida and then Winnsboro, SC area

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.

Andrew Jackson Cook searching for his father, Robert Cook, who was a freed sometime before the Civil War.
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