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May 22, 1866
PERSONAL -- Information wanted of MARTHA
CLEMENS. (colored girl.) 18 years old, who
lived with Dr. Clemens, near Keatstown, Barry connty,
Mo., and left there during the war. Any information of
her will be liberally rewarded by her mother. MAHALA
SMITH, No. 95 North Third street, St. Louis, Mo.
Gold Hill Daily News (Gold Hills, NV) (reprinted, with editorial commentary, from the Indianapolis Evening News)
April 24, 1873
A GENTLE reminder of the old, happy
days in the South is found in the following,
clipped from the Indianapolis
Evening News, under the head of
Mrs. Lucy Burk, of Richmond, Virginia,
a colored woman, wants information
concerning Mary Burk, who
was sold from Captain Samuel Freeman's
Virginia estate during slave…
October 10, 1865
Of Billy Howard, A COLORED BOY, ABOUT
19 years old, who left Kingston, Ga., in the spring
of 1864. Address his mother, at Chattnooga, Tenn.,
010d3* SUSAN HOWARD.
August 8, 1865
Of LEE ANDREW HUMBLER, A COLORED BOY,
my son, who was carried off together with his
brother, Sam Henry, by the rebels in some of their
raids into Southern Kentucky. The boys were parted
at Knoxville, Tenn, and Lee Andrew was taken toward
Savannah. Sam Henry has got home. I will pay
a liberal reward for the…
July 10, 1865
OF JANE C. BALEM (COLORED WOMAN, MY
wife), formerly owned by Tamond Hooper, of Cobb
county, Ga. Address ROBERT BALEM,
Humphrey, Cattaraugus co., N.Y.
October 7, 1862
JAMES OGLESBY, A FREE COLORED BOY,
about 13 years of age, left his father's residence, on
the corner of Thirteenth and Magazine, in this city,
on Thursday, 2d inst. He is supposed to have followed
one of the divisions of the army. Any information
concerning him will be liberally rewarded if communicated
August 10, 1866
Information is wanted of Adeline and Mary
Wheeler, colored, who were sent to Virginia
the first year of the war. Address F. K. Steele,
box 1140 Baltimore, Md.
August 30, 1862
INFORMATION WANTED.--Of Julia
Williams (colored) and John, her
child about 12 years old, supposed to
be in company with Joe and Amanda
Miles, all of whom came from Georgetown,
Pettis Co., Mo. Address the
JOHN WILLIAMS, Topeka.
(Papers please copy.)
January 13, 1900
THREE MEN WANTED.
Want to know the whereabouts of
Charlie, Granderson and Issac Whitfield.
Their father's name was Granderson.
He moved from home,
Marshall, Texas, to Guthrie or Langston,
Oklahoma, about ten years ago.
Charlie and Granderson were heard
of in Ashton, Kas., when their sister,
Hattie Smith (nee Whitfield) died.…
June 5, 1893
A negro named John M. Anderson, who
before the war was the property of
Mason Anderson, of Lee county, Miss.,
is anxious to learn something of the
whereabouts of his father, Richard Anderson,
and his two sisters, Polly and
Rachael, who, he thinks, were sold and
October 5, 1868
Charles Scott (colored), from Humboldt, who
reached the city Saturday, wishes information of
his wife, Melinda Scott, and his daughter, Nancy
Scott, who came to the city on the 7th of August
last. He can be found at this office, No. 14
Union street, this evening, from five to six
o’clock, or from eight to ten…
August 12, 1874
Mrs. Ann Rucker, colored, would be glad
to receive any information concerning the
fate or whereabouts of Mack Paine, her son,
who left her for years ago to work on the
Wills Valley Railroad, below Chattanooga.
About twelve months ago, he worked on the
Railroad at Tuscaloosa. Address,
MRS ANN RUCKER, colored,…
June 5, 1883
Wm. Patton, a respectable colored man sixty-seven
years old, was brought to this county
about forty years ago as the slave of Alex. Patton.
He was born on the estate of John Holmes,
twelve miles from Memphis, whence he was
taken to Jackson, Tennessee, at the age of seven
years, by a Mr. Lundy, who sold him to Mr.…
January 14, 1869
A colored man commonly called
Harry Bowen, escaped from his master,
Jerry Wayland, near St. Francisville
Mo., about New Years night 1859.
It is supposed that he went to
Chicago, and from there to Canada,
but has not been heard from since
his escape, notwithstanding the
three hundred dollars in specie offered…
February 27, 1913
Information is wanted of whereabouts
of Robert Peck (colored), who lived in
New York (City or Brooklyn) in or about
1850. He or his descendants or relatives,
or those having known him will find it to
their advantage to communicate with
The New York Age Office, Box F. D. T.
September 17, 1866
A COLORED BOY LOST OR STOLEN, on Thursday,
the 6th instant, by the name of CHARLES
BRICE, aged eight years. Any information in regard
to him will be thankfully received by his distressed
mother, ANNIE GREY, 16 Hampstead st.,
or LEMUEL PIERCE, 130 Dover street. s15-2t*(
January 29, 1867
WANTED--Information of a colored
boy named Charley Taylor, taken from
the place of Squire Vernon, five miles from this
city, it is thought, by Clarke and Magruder's men,
about two years ago. Any information of the said
boy will be thankfully received by his father.
September 12, 1885
A NOTABLE GATHERING.
Five Generations Meet in This City--
A Family's Strange History.
Yesterday morning a reporter was directed
to visit No.246 Linden square, where a
colored family by the name of Johnson resided,
and assured that he would there find
an interesting item. Ellen Johnson, the
mistress of the house, told a very peculiar…
September 25, 1903
AFTER FORTY-FOUR YEARS
Jeff Frierson and Mary Burt Are Reunited
Special Dispatch to The American.
SHELBYVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 24. --
A somewhat romantic marriage occurred
in colored circles last night. The
facts about it are these: Before the
Civil War, and in slave times, Jeff
Frierson, a slave belonging to the…
November 3, 1883
A Romance of Slavery.
Columbus (Ohio) Journal.
A very pretty story is told of the restoration
to his children of an old colored
man who was a slave before the late war.
He belonged to one master, while his
wife and two children, one of whom is
now a minister and the other a Columbus
coachman, were owned by another
October 23, 1867
INFORMATION WANTED--Of the whereabouts
of SAMUEL JOHNSON, colored. Any information
will be gratefully received by his sister. Please
address MARY JOHNSON, Baltimore Postoffice.*'
August 31, 1867
PERSONAL.--The friends of TEMPY DAVIS, colored, are anxious to hear from her. She formerly belonged to Dr. West, of Hinds county, Miss., and was last heard from in Richmond. Any information of her may be communicated to
REV. P. B. PRICE,
Church Hill, Richmond.
January 4, 1872
DISAPPEARED, on December 21, ELIJAH ANDERSON,
colored, aged 20 years, about 5 feet
high, dark complexion, very stout. Any information
of his whereabouts will be thankfully received by
his distressed parents. ELIJAH ANDERSON, No.
114 Jasper street.