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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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Cousin Fort Monroe, Virginia A Family History Book 1860s Chesapeake, Virginia Colored Civil War Veteran
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cousin Noxubee, Mississippi From an older relative. 1860s Alto, Louisiana Bondage
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Foster Allen Florence, South Carolina My grandfather, before his death 1860s South Carolina,Effingham, Timmonsville, Florence area The missing brother
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Foster Allen Florence, South Carolina My grandfather, before his death 1860s South Carolina,Effingham, Timmonsville, Florence area The missing brother
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grandmother, great aunts and great uncles Holly Springs, MS; Robinsonville, MS; and Memphis, TN oral history 1860s Robinsonville, Mississippi Ida B. Wells lineage- TEST or PUT TO REST
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great aunt Canada, Oklahoma, and Virginia cousins 1860s Virginia Native american story
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Great Grandmother Anquilla, Mississippi and Greenville, Mississippi Great Grandmother 1860s Anquilla, Mississippi
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great great grandmother Baltimore County, Maryland Oral history 1860s Baltimore County, Maryland Childhood memory
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I am one of the original tellers The events began in the State of Virginia Online research 1860s Brown County, Eagle Township, Ohio Emancipated slaves in Brown County, Ohio
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Maternal Grandmother Missouri and Kentucky Oral history 1860s Lawrence, Kansas and Ripley, Ohio confirming history
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mothers Lynn, Massachusetts I learned about this through research.. 1860s New York, New York Civil War veteran changing his name after the war.
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My father was an archivist at Nat'l. Archives and did alot of research Prince William County, VA--cities of Manassas and Woodbridge Alot of research has already been done by family 1860s Thoroughfare, VA (Bullrun) near Manassas and Woodbridge, VA Intriguing family history
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My Grandmother Mrs. Carrie Bass (Deceased/1995) Simpson County Mississippi (1880 Census Report) Found in 1880 Census Records for Simpson County Mississippi 1860s Crystal Springs Mississippi White GG Grandfather was married to my Black GG Grandmother in 1880 in MS
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