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STORYTELLER LOCATION HOW YOU HEARD YEAR TOOK PLACE TELLER'S PLACE OF ORIGIN WHAT IT'S ABOUT
Grandmother North Carolina paternal grandmother 1700s North Carolina President John and Samuel Adams descendants
My grandmother told me this story Alabama Family legend 1830s Native American Cherokee Native american story
mother East Tennessee to Somerset Kentucky told by my mother 1900s Northeast Tennessee. amazing story about my grandfather.
Louisiana family members research; oral history 1900s Louisiana rich heritage
Virgina and Ohio oral history and research 1870s Originally from Ironton, Ohio It amazes me that I am only four generations from the slave era.
Cousins, aunts, uncles Sibley, Mississippi (Adams County) family history 1900s Adams County, Mississippi great grandparents
My mother, aunts, uncles, and grandmother Mississippi passed down 1890s Greenville and Greenwood Mississippi mothers fathers family
other family researchers French Louisiana Mobile, New Orleans, Opelousas louisiana archives published research 1780s Louisiana fighting for freedom
My aunts Research A black slave who became a surrogate mother
My father Laurens County, South Carolina and Little River County, Arkanass Oral History 1880s Grandparents who were slaves Migration of family; name change

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