Kay, unless they were free, the 1st they will be listed is the 1865 Douglas Co KS census.It would be best to find a person who has expertise in Af-Am research.Their records [if any] were pretty much segregated as well. Maybe the Montgomery Co Gen Soc might be able to assist. 1865 Sarcoxie, Douglas Co 1870 Westralia, Montg. Co 1875 Cherokee, Montg. Co 1880-85 none of your folks in Montg. Co Possibly Harden/Sophronia d this Co, unless you info to the contrary. Harden's age varies....b 1805-1814 Possible son Harvey 1880 Pulaski Co AR. I find a Carrie/Carry WIL[L]SON in 1880-85 Independence, Montg. Co, but her age is off a couple of yrs.