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  • Tags: migration (post-emancipation)

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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…

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Davis's friends are searching for her. She formerly "belonged to" Dr. West, of Hinds County, MS. Was last heard from in Richmond, VA. Contact Rev. P.B. Price, Richmond, VA.

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Rebecca came to Baltimore, MD, from Essex County, MD, in May 1873. Ad placed later in 1873, during Reconstruction.

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Nancy Dolly was last seen on July 4, 1872, when she left for Baltimore from Vuo de L'Eau, Virginia (near Norfolk, Virginia).

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Tom Carnahan reuniting with his brother, Silas, for the first time since the Civil War. They were enslaved in Arkansas before being separated by the war.

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Abraham Tyler searching for his brother, William Carter, formerly owned by Dr. Peterfield Trent. Went south from Richmond, VA, in 1867 or 1868.

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P. W. Jones is searching for his friend Wash Jones and his children Trump, Dink, and Mary Jones. Wash went to Sherman, TX with his master Dr. Jones in 1867. He was formerly Wash Perkins and is married to Eliza Jones. His owners used to call him…

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Benjamin (Wicks) Jackson searching for his mother Harriet Wicks, who was enslaved by a man named Kadolsonac in Jackson Parish, Louisiana.

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Samuel Neal seeking information about his half brother Henry Kirk (Henry Neal) and several members of his family who he last saw in Georgia during the Civil War.

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Mary Ranson searching for her daughter, Rose Jackson, who moved from Harper's Ferry, Virginia to Chambersburg in 1863 with the family of Edward Whiten.

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Julia Ann Nicholson searching for her children Carroll and Jefferson Nicholson. She is also looking for Abraham, Aggie and Rachel Ann Nicholson.

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Israel Myers searching for his parents George and Mary Myers, and his siblings George Jr., Miles, and Jane Myers.

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Joe Hawless seeking information on his sisters, Minder Hawless and Sarah Hawless, who were enslaved by James Hawless in South Carolina.

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Hannah Cole (formerly Hannah Person) searching for her only son John Person who was formerly enslaved by Alexander Sancter.

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Phoebe Bryant searching for her son William Henry Fisher (formerly William Henry Bryant). He was last known to be in Detroit, MI.
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