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aunt, cousins, son Archer and Gainesville, Florida oral history 1850s Florida and Connecticut Connecting the family
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Brother Atlanta/Pembrook GA Oral interivew with a family member 1850s Pembrook, GA Family ancestory
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Cousin Spartanburg, South Carolina Discussing wit older relatives. 1850s Spartanburg, South Carolina Tracing my family tree back to 1850.
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father Whitehaven, MD oral and public records 1850s Whitehaven, MD My great-father got his 40 acres and a mule
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Father and cousin Red Bud, Illinois 1850s Red Bud, Illinois Orphan ancestor
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Grandmother Groverhill , Ohio Oral and published Ohio History 1850s Mandale. Ohio Doctor D C Goings Wappoo Indian Faith Healer
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I heard it from a distant, elderly cousin. Georgia I did an oral history interview with an elderly family member. 1850s Georgia It is about a relative who chose not to pass for white though he could have
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Mother Texas Oral History 1850s Texas Celebrity Sighting
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Mother, Estelle Alma Singleton Taylor/ Aunt Ruby Ursula Singleton Thompson Sumter, So Carolina Handed down through the years on maternal "Singleton" Family 1850s Sumter, So Carolina -- came North in 1923 settling in NY then CT Ancestor "Singleton" found gold in Sumter, So. Carolina and bought freedom
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My aunt told me. In Calloway or Carroll County, Missouri. It's a family story. 1850s Texas (her father was born in Missouri). A slave-holder's daughter.
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My grandmother Savannah, Georgia My grandmother 1850s Savannah, Georgia Spanish American War Veteran
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My grandmother and her siblings often talk about this Hallsville, Harrison County , TX I was the child who was interested in the family history from my grandma 1850s Alabama Uncle Mack Nolan - black city councilman
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My Mother Shellmound, Schlater, Greenwood, Mississippi Passed down 1850s Shellmound, Mississippi Remembering My Mother
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my mother's father Ridgley, Maryland oral tradition 1850s Caroline County of the Eastern Shore of Maryland great-great grandfather linked to a white family
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