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October 9, 1879
MR. EDITOR—You will please inquire through your paper for Malcho Parr, or Malichra Hayman. Have not heard from him since Oct. 31, 1875. When last heard from he lived in Pearlington, Hancock county, Miss., and oblige his mother, Emma Griffin, 101 Union St., care Rice Moore, Nashville, Tenn.
May 15, 1879
DEAR EDITOR—I wish to enquire about my wife and children. They were owned by Dr. John Tarlton, who lived at Bayou Boeuf, below Morgon City or Brashear. He sold them to a man that carried them to Texas. I have heard that it was Alleyton, Colorado, but but do not know certainly. My wife's name was Lucinda Jemison before I had her. We had seven…
June 16, 1879
DEAR EDITOR—I wish to inquire for my son Bob. He left me in 1857 at Liberty, Texas. I am now living in Beaumont. Address SALLFY GRIFFITH, Care A. Logan, Beaumont, Texaas.
Eliza Handy (formerly Eliza Dancey) searching for her children Mollida Barnett, Mary Slaughter, and Ellen
July 22, 1880
DEAR EDITOR- I wish to inquire for my three children. Mollida Barnett, the first one, left me about 40 years ago, was bought by speculators in Charlotte, N.C., and carried to Columbus, Ala. Mary Slaughter was carried from Canton to New Orleans. She belonged to Lewis Slaughter, who sold her in New Orleans, where he kept a tavern. Daughter Ellen…
June 7, 1883
MR. EDITOR:— I desire to hear from my son. His name was Tony Jones. I have not seen him since the war. He lived with Thomas Jones. His mother was Julia Jones. Address me, care of P. P. Brooks, Shelbyville, Texas.
September 7, 1882
MR. EDITOR: I see a sad mistake in the SOUTHWESTERN of our daughter's name that I wish corrected. The man that she belonged to was named Neabey Correthers, the girl's name, Georgie Ann, the man that we belonged to was named James A. McLeary. I see the name in the paper Mary Ann, that is not right. Her name is Georgie Ann Correthers. The master…
June 15, 1882
DEAR EDITOR: I wish to inquire for my daughter Mary Ann. I was sold from her in 1846. At that time we both belonged to Daniel Priest, who lived in ———, Montgomery county, Ky. I was sold to Daniel Balus, who lived in Bourbon Co., Ky. Afterward I was sold to a trader named Pierce Griffia. He carried me to Louisiana, on Bayou Plaquemines, twenty-five…
August 8, 1889
Dear editor: I am inquiring for some of my folks, especially my son. I lived in Page county, Va., and had two sisters and one brother, Angeline, Frances and Richard Pollatt. I left them in 1853. My father went to Pennsylvania when I was small. His name was Henry Pollatt. My mother was named Octavia. I am the mother of ten children I left my son…
September 2, 1880
MR. EDITOR— I wish to inqurire for my wife and children, whom I left in Claiborne Co., Miss, 17 1/2 miles from Port Gibson. We used to belong to Dr. Foster in 1863. Me and my wife parted about seven years before the war, but we still lived on the same place. I was sent from there to Morgan's Salt Works and I stayed there five months. I was carried…
September 16, 1880
DEAR EDITOR— I wish to make some inquiries about my friends. I was born and raised in Warren Co, Ga., by Arthur Muncrief I have three brothers that were carried to Macon Co , Ala., with myself by Dr. Henry Lockhart. We lived on the Chattahooche river a few years and then I was moved out of the Lockhart family to Henry Co., and lived with Sam…
July 4, 1889
MR. EDITOR: I wish to inquire for my daughter, who left me when she was twelve years old. Her name was Anna Felterman. I had another daughter whose name was Laura. She left Breashear City July 3, 1863, with a Yankee captain, by name M. S. Tyler, captain in a colored regiment. The last time I heard from her she was in New York City, doing well,…
Mrs. Julia Christian searching for her children Adeline Matthews, John Matthews, and Obediah Wilkins
June 27, 1889
Any one knowing the where bouts or anything concerning Adeline and John Matthews, former belonging to Squire Matthews, Gonzales, Tex., and has since sided in Houston, Tex., from [undecipherable] place their mother last heard them. Also Obediah Wilkins who formerly belonged to JqL Harris, of Langston, Ky., will co fer a great favor by writing…
May 4, 1882
MR. EDITOR—I wish to inquire about a young man who left here about two years ago. His name is Robert Caston, his mother's name is Salem, and she has not heard from him since he left. Address me at Clinton, La. CHARLIE ANGRUM.
March 23, 1882
MR. EDITOR—I read in your paper of Dec. 23, 1881, about my son. His name is John Barber, but changed to John C. Evans. He was sold to a trader in 1851, at the age of fourteen. I have written two letters but have received no answer. I am very anxious to hear of him, as I am alone in this world. Mrs. Fanny Barber, No. 257 Conti street, corner…
January 19, 1882
September 6, 1888
MR. EDITOR: I wish to inquire for my sons whom I left in North Carolina about twenty three years ago. I have two in North Carolina. The names of my two in North Carolina, the oldest one is named Richmond Covington and the other Wyatt Covington. The one in South Carolina is named Wiley Covington. My name is Mary Covington and their father's was…
November 17, 1881
MR. EDITOR—I wish to inquire for my son. He left me in 1865 and went to Vicksburg with cavalry. He was Monroe Harvey. I heard he was living. Address me at West Station, Miss. CAROLINE MCADORY.
November 10, 1881
DEAR EDITOR— I wish to inquire for my two sons, John Chesterfield and William Henry. I was sold from them by Tom Dickens to a negro trader named Daniel Berry. I left my two sons in Tennessee, near Memphis. My name is Eadie Dickens, but I go by the name of Eadie Tolson. Address me at Spring Hill, Texas.
November 3, 1881
MR EDITOR—I wish to inquire for my son, George Wesley. He belonged to Nealy Simpson and he sold him to William Simpson. The last I heard of him he was in Whita, Arkansas. He had a sister by the name of Lucy and one by the name of Creasie and his mother is Sarah Simpson. Address me in care of Lewis Hardeman, San Marcas, Texas.
October 14, 1880
DEAR EDITOR—I wish to inquire for my daughter. Her name was Harriett Roberts. She belonged to Rev. Lewis Roberts, who lived on Wolf River, 25 miles from Memphis, Tenn. My husband was named Isaac Roberts. I was sold to the Chickasaw Indians. They were then moving to Arkansas. At the time they bought me, when I left my daughter, she was only 5…
October 3, 1889
Dear Editor: I wish to enquire for the two daughters of Edmond and Harriet Evans. Several years before surrender, John S. Cagle bought them from Thos Evans, of Clarke county, Miss. Their names are Mary Jane Cagle and Sarah Cagle. Their father goes by the name of Edmond Blanks now. Any information of their whereabouts will be most thankfully…
December 1, 1881
DEAR EDITOR—I wish to find my friends, whom I left in Virginia. To my best knowledge it was in 1859 or 1860. I belonged to Thomas B. Stewart. My name is Eliza Tolds, my mother [indecipherable] Dogans. I had five sisters, Susan, Lizzie, Elie, Hannah and Milly; three brothers, Shelton, Blackwell and William Brown. I left my baby, Peter, 13 months…
September 5, 1889
Dear Editor: I wish to inquire for my son, Adolph Jackson. He left here in 1881, and the last I heard of him he was in San Antonio. He is my only son. His sister's name is Sarelda Perry. I am a lone widow, and I am getting old. When he left I was widow Butler, and now I am widow Hunter. I have his daughter, Isabella Jackson. Any information will…
October 13, 1881
MR. EDITOR—I wish to inquire for news of my children. I left the city of Savanah in the year 1857, in February. My oldest son is name Frederick Anderson. He was a brick mason. My next son is named Alex. Anderson. My oldest sister dis name Jane. My mother is name Flora. All of my family belong to the old colored Baptist Church. Address Lewisville,…
Robert Pervier (formerly Robert Tipton) searching for his children Jerry, Ben, Algrea, and Washington
October 6, 1881
MR. EDITOR—I wish to inquire for my children Jerry, Ben, Algrea and Washington. I left them near Selma, Alabama, in 1866. Washington's wife was Caroline, and she lived on Parrot place near Marion. Sintha was left on John Tipton's place. Her husband was George. I was known in Alabama as Robert Tipton. Address me at Lake Providence, La. ROBERT…