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Zacatecas, Jalisco and Michoacan Mexico genealogy 1650s California Blacks in Mexico
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"common" conversation Charles County, Maryland father's mother 1882 Charles County, Maryland Native American Indian
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David H Branch my great-great grandfather(David on the Mayflower My father told me, his father told him, his father's mother told him, 1767 Petersberg, Virginia My family heritage
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Eddye Taylor Fennell and Johnnye Taylor Thompson,Henry Taylor's daughters Abbeville, South Carolina This is documented in the archives of Abbeville, SC 1870s Abbeville County, South Carolina The Founding of Taylortown , South Carolina, a freed Black Community
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great grandmother johns island,sc oral history told to me by my aunt and varified in the 1910 cenceus 1860s charleston,sc [Cainhoy] Master's Driver
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I DON'T KNOW MUCH TO TELL YOU JUST A LITTLE FROM MY MOTHER. NEWWW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA. ON PBS CHANNEL 30 IN ATLANTA, GEORGIA. I'M AN NATIVE OF N.O.LA. 1962 NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA.I ALSO HEARD FROM MISSISSIPPI & KANSAS. I 'M LOOKING FOR MY MOTHER SIDE THE " POLK'S FAMILY"
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My father, uncle and aunt Accomac County, Virginia family story 1880s Doughtery, Virginia Black Irish
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My Grandfather, original story from his Grandfather From somewhere in Africa to Georgia Colony From My Grandparents 1790s My Grandfather was born in 1880, Florence Township, Stewart County, GA My G-grandfather Prince Shepherd, II.
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Not a family Story SC, GA, FL, LA, OK, TEX, Mexico The Leader "Willie Warrior" 1800s My Grandfather PBS
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"Benjamin Spaulding Ancestors" book by Bowen nc oral, written 1770s eastern NC Research in eastern NC
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1.Older Cousin obtained records from Natl Archive 2.oral tradition from Mom 1.Savannah Ga family migrated from Beaufort SC 2. Windsor N.C. PBS 1.Savannah Ga family migrated from Beaufort SC 2. Windsor N.C. 1.G.G.Gfather Jake Vandross-Civil War Soldier 2.Tuscarora Indians decendent
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96 year old cousin and my now deceased great-grandmother Taliaferro county Georgia Oral history and my own research 1890s Taliaferro and Hancock counties Georgia Secret Father
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a cousin in GA told me that she had always been told WE were FPOC email x-change no family members seemed to be the least bit interested in finding ancestor 2005 Hartford, CT and from grandfather who was born in NC the story goes in our family that we were free people of color
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A great cousin that is 96 years old Alexander City Alabama Heard it through relatives and research 1900s Her partents It is about my great great great great grandmother and events discovered.
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Alec Powell my paternal great grandfather Shipment Virginia - Lovingston, VA From my paternal grandmother 1600s Shipment Virginia Using Assimilation as a Means to Freedom
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Andrew Jackson Gray S. C., Tenn., Ky., Ohio, Kansas published account 1880s Lawrence, Kansas told life story via vanity bio
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Archives and the Library of Congress Washington, District of Columbia 1870s politics during Reconstruction
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As a child my mother and grandparents would tell us stories about slavery . Anson, Cumberland, Montogomery, Moore , and Davidaon Counties in NC Oral history that was pass down for one generation to the next. 1780s Anson County NC, Polkton and Wadesboro, NC Ancestors: The Story of Rachel
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aunt Abbeville County, Abbeville, South Carolina Oral history, estate papers, court documents, news articles. 1916 Abbeville, South Carolina Lynchings and Land Loss
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Aunt Bridgeport, Connecticut Oral History Interview 1912 Bridgeport, Connecticut Cape Verdean Ancestry
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