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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…

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.

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].

Dick "was the slave of Edward Bush, a negro trader, who was our father." Montgomery was sold in or near Nashville, Tennessee, when a child, and taken to Missouri. Her brother was sold to someone in Texas.

Hampton was sold away from her mother, in Richmond, Virginia, during the Civil War.

Newspaper account describing Clara Bashop's 33-year search for her daughter, Patience, who was sold in 1859. Slightly longer and more legible article than the St. Louis Post-Dispatch version.

Mrs. Clara Bashop seeking information about her daughter, Patience, who she last saw at Charles City Court House, VA where they were sold separately to pay their enslaver Dick Christian's debts.

Robert Hughes seeking the whereabouts of his brother Charley Calison and sister Millie Calison who were last seen in Buffalo, Dallas County, Missouri.

E.T. Hill is searching for her mother, Fannie Scott, sister Queen Victory Scott, and brother Patience Scott.

Eliza Husher is searching for her mother, Sallie Clark, and her brothers and sisters.

National Republican. Washington DC. May 20 1875.jp2
Emmanuel and Caroline Jacobs searching for their son Solomon Jacobs. He was enslaved by Daniel R. McNeal of Hardy County, VA, and sold to Southern traders before the Civil War.

1902 Brooks. The Richmond Planet Jul 19.jp2
Susan Brooks was born in Kinston [Kingston?], VA. Daughter of Jeffrey and Delsie Miller. Sold as a small child, in a "drove led by Mr. Trice or Price." Belonged to Philip Miller's estate.

Mrs. A.D. Townsend (Fannie) searching for her mother, Sophia James; sister, Julia; and brother, Hezekiah Jackson Powell.

G.W. Hayman 8-7-1884.tif
G. W. Hayman is searching for his uncle Philip Morton. Morton was enslaved by Cornelius Rae in Columbia County, Arkansas. He left sometime in 1863.

F.G. Gilbert 4-9-1885.tif
F. G. Gilbert is searching for his mother Eliza Miller (now Eliza Baker), brother, and two sisters, Sarah Jane and Rosa Miller. The family was enslaved by Geo. S. Miller in Louisville, Kentucky before being separated through sale.

Emily Wills 7-10-1884.tif
Emily Wills searching for her father Wm. Golder, mother Clarissa, sisters Eliza Ann, Mary, and Diana, and brothers James, Calvin, Marcellus, William, Peter, Daro, Wesley, and Sam. Her mother and siblings were sold and taken to Washington, DC where…

Dianna Johnson 7-15-1885.tif
Dianna Johnson searching for her relatives who she left in North Carolina. Her mother's name was Hannah Hellard, her sisters Jinsey, Flora, and Lucy, and brothers John, Benjamin and Miles Calvin. Her father was Jack Hellard. Her mother had twins but…

Charlotte Butler 9-11-1884.tif
Charlotte Butler is searching for her husband Butler Flournoy and three children, William and Ann Flournoy and Jack Bradford. John Flournoy sold William and Ann in Macon, GA. Her husband was sold in Memphis, TN. She left Jack Bradford in…

Catherine Strong 5-15-1884.tif
Catherine Strong searching for her unnamed mother's family. Strong's grandmother Betsy Ridley, grandfather Thomas Moseley, aunts Lizzie and Georgana, and uncle William.

Alfred Yancey 7-8-1885.tif
Alfred Yancey is searching for his seven brothers and one sister whom he left in Granville County, NC in 1839. They all belonged to a lawyer name Abraham Venable. His mother's name was Pinkey and his father's name was Joshua. His brothers were…

Robert Henderson (Nat Calbert) searching for his parents, Race and Millia Calbert; sister ---rietta Calbert; and brother, Charles Calbert.
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