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Mahala Smith searching for her daughter, Martha Clemens, who lived with Dr. Clemens, near Keatstown, MO, and left there during the Civil War.

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Mrs. Lucy Burk searching for Mary Burk who was sold from Captain Samuel Freeman's Virginia estate.

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Anyone knowing her whereabouts will direct her to James Royce's office, Baltimore, MD.

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Susan Howard searching for her son Billy Howard, age about 19, who left Kingston, Georgia, in the spring of 1864.

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Humbler's sons were carried off by the Rebels in some of their raids in southern Kentucky.

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She was "formerly owned by Tamond Hooper," of Cobb County, GA.

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James, a "free colored boy," left his father's house in Louisville, KY, in 1862. He is supposed to have followed one of the divisions of the army.

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F. K. Steele searching for Adeline and Mary Wheeler who were sent to Virginia during the first year of the Civil War.

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John Williams looking for his wife Julia and son John who lived in Georgetown, Pettis County, Missouri.

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Bennie A. Smith, who married Hattie Smith (nee Whitfield) is searching for Charlie, Granderson, and Isaac Whitfield, his in-laws.

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Anderson had been enslaved in Lee County, MS, by Mason Anderson. His father, Richard Anderson, and sisters, Polly and Rachael, were sold.

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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.

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Paine left four years ago [ca. 1870, during Reconstruction] to work on the railroad, below Chattanooga, TN.

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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.

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Bowen escaped from slavery, near St. Francisville, MO, in 1859. He presumably went to Chicago and, from there, to Canada.

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An unnamed person searching for Robert Peck or his descendants. Peck lived in Manhattan or Brooklyn, NY, in or about 1850.

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Brice, age eight, lost or stolen in Baltimore, MD, in 1866 [one year after the Civil War].

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Charley, a boy, was taken from the place of Squire Vernon, five miles from Indianapolis. This was in ca. 1865, during or right after the Civil War.

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Johnson, age 60, reunited with her mother, reported to be 112 years old. Johnson lived in Louisville, KY. Her mother had been sold, by Ben Johnson of Frankfort, KY, and sent to New Orleans 50 years earlier [ca 1835].

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Jeff Frierson and Mary Burt were reunited and remarried in Shelbyville, TN, in 1903. They had been separated in that county [Bedford County, TN] 44 years earlier, when Mary was sold and taken to Arkansas.

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A coachman in Columbus, OH, and his brother, a minister, found their elderly father in Washington, DC, in 1883. They had been sold apart from each other before the Civil War. (Their names are not given in the newspaper article. Additional research is…

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Mary Johnson placed this ad searching for her brother Samuel Johnson in Baltimore, MD, in 1867.

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Unnamed person in Baltimore, MD, searching for Lissie Nichols, formerly with Mrs. Pettibone.

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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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