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Elizabeth Powell is searching for her father, mother, three brothers and two sisters. Her father, Same Mosely, was enslaved by Joe Powell in Kentucky. Elizabeth had been enslaved by the same man before being sold to speculator Ellis of Louisiana. She…

Henry Hall seeking information on his brother, Nathaniel Hall. He is 6 ft 2 inches and born in Indiana.

Jane Stokes searching for her mother, Harriet Cooley, who moved to San Francisco several years prior. Also looking for Cooley's other children Mary, Georgiana, Rebecca, Virginia, Rowley, James, and John.

Andrew Dennis and Richard (Dick) Dennis were last seen six years ago in Coweeche County, Georgia. They may have joined the Union army. Their mother, brother, and sister are residing in California and wish to hear from them.

Sarah Wright, formerly Sarah Curry, from Savannah, Georgia seeking information about her sister Lucy Peterson.

Isaac Moore is searching for his parents Abraham and Tomer and his siblings. Tomer had six children named Jerry, Louisa, Liza, Martha, Ellen, and Isaac while enslaved by Mike Wellton. She had four more children, 'Merica, Paulina, Jane, and William,…

James Brodis seeking information about his siblings Edward and Harriet Brodis who were last heard from in Mariposa County, California.

J. P. Dyer looking for his sister, Ann Maria Blake, who last resided in Newport RI.

Joseph C. Stevens seeking information about his brother, Curtis Stevens, who formerly resided in Petersburg, Virginia.

Elsina Maze, who recently arrived in Baltimore, seeking information about her sister Mrs. Jane Twine.

Mrs. W. H. Harper seeking information about her sisters Maria Finnemore and Theresa Gory.

Adam Willis seeking information about his sister Marian Willis. She was last seen in Ray County, Missouri.

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Frederick Douglass reuniting with his brother Perry from who he had been separated for forty years.

Fanny Jones, from Rochester, New York, searching for her mother Ella McIntire, her sisters, Sarah, Nancy, and Mary Jane, and her brothers, Simon, Chatam, Joseph, John, James, Hanson, and Augustus McIntire.

Ellen and Eliza Cooke left Athens, TN, with General Sherman's army in 1863 [during the Civil War].

George White (known as Turner White before the Civil War) was born in Panola County, MS, and "formerly belonged to" Col. F.M. White. He was in the army. Mustered out in Mobile, AL, in 1867.

Patton was brought from Jackson, TN, to Leon County, FL, about 40 years ago [ca. 1843], as an enslaved young man. His mother's name was Nellie Holmes, and his brothers were Tom and Littleton.

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…

Washington Stills was sold in South Carolina and brought to Mississippi by John Parks and Allen Vance, speculators.

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

James and John Curtis were bound to Robert Earl, proprietor of a livery stable in Washington, DC, as minors.

Mitchell is searching for Rogers to settle an estate. Rogers is to inherit two thousand dollars. James Rogers is sometimes known as James Washington "because of slave parents."

They belonged to Andy Austin, at or near Chillicothe, MO. Frances was sold to a speculator 27 or 28 years ago [ca. 1856 or 1857].

Wood's brother, Gabriel Wood, enlisted in 1861 and died in 1863 or 1864. Was stationed on President's Island, near Memphis, TN. [Ad is possibly related to a Civil War pension application].

Lewis searching for her mother, Annie Lewis, and her brothers, Eddie Lewis and Orange Lewis
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