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STORYTELLER LOCATION HOW YOU HEARD YEAR TOOK PLACE TELLER'S PLACE OF ORIGIN WHAT IT'S ABOUT
Connecticut grandfather 1900s Maio,Cape Verde (Djarmaio) Grandpa Frank
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Guyana 1900s Guyana Redman
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LaGrange, North Carolina newspaper 1900s Fasion North Carolina and LaGrange, North Carolina
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Louisiana family members research; oral history 1900s Louisiana rich heritage
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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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Cousins, aunts, uncles Sibley, Mississippi (Adams County) family history 1900s Adams County, Mississippi great grandparents
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esther clark ark and texas family 1900s town near maryanna ark george andrew clark owend 250 acres farm land in mich in 1930s sold to him
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father, and his 2nd cousins South Carolina family reunion 1900s Orangeberg, South Carolina perseverance, fear and overcoming
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Grandma heard the story from an Aunt that is long dead. In Andalusia, Al. But I can't find grandpa Ralph or his mom in census. Oral history from my Grandma on my fathers side. 1900s We know from 1920 census that it is Andalusia, Al. Mystery, great grandpa Ralph committed a crime and fled the south in 1920.
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I heard it from friends/residents of Earle USA - Earle Crittenden Arkansas I heard this story from older friends and of my grandfather 1900s USA - Earle Crittenden, Arkansas It is a story of my grandfather Augustus J. Heilig
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mother East Tennessee to Somerset Kentucky told by my mother 1900s Northeast Tennessee. amazing story about my grandfather.
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Mother Greenwood, Mississippi 1900s Greenwood, Mississippi Names and Marriages
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My dad Roland Palmore Texas & Ohio Oral tradition & research 1900s Columbus, Ohio Perserverance
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My Father LaGrange, Texas - Fayette County My father has great pride in his family and told us many stories. 1900s LaGrange, Texas This story is about my father, is family and overcoming advrsity.
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My father told bits of the story after he inherited family land Yazoo County, Mississippi It is a story passed down through my fraternal relatives 1900s Yazoo City, Mississippi White immigrant great, great, great grand father in rural Holy Bluff, MS
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My father, uncles, aunts, and grandmother Birmingham, Alabama area My father, uncles, aunt, and grandmother and see something on the internet. 1900s Las Vegas and Ohio My father's Alabama roots?
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my mother Nigeria my family in Nigeria 1900s Nigeria Becoming an American African
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My Mother who is 86yrs old Africa & Savannah Ga told to me by my Mother 1900s Savannah Georgia It Is about My Grandfather who told my Mother (Never forget you are African
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