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I found a connection via story on this website about the Ginwright Family Found Connections To Jack Leonard As A Result Of African American Lives
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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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Brother Libya and Eritrea Photos 1995 Sicily and Africa Discovery
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Grandmother Africa Oral History Ghana Immigration
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Grandmothers cousin Africa Igbo Island Oral History 1820s carolinas/georgia/mississippi? Mat/Grandma family story simlar to movie Daughters of the dust
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I heard the strory from my mother and her siblings. He delivered goods baked by his mother-in-law to the White House. Oral family history. 1890s Caroline County, VA. Grandfather DOB 5/4/1881. Maternal grandfather said he was Irish/Indian/African. (Irish Overseer).
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Mignon Lewis Africa to America and Ireland Family Reunions all of my life (44 years) 1782 The McMullan Guess Family Line Africa, Ireland, and The United States
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Mother's cousin New Orleans, Louisiana oral history 1770s New Orleans, Africa, France, Germany Survival, overcoming adversity, Gaining freedom, Love for family
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Mother, Grandmother New York, Ontario Canada Oral and census records Six Nations Indian Reserve in Ontario, Canada African Canadian
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My aunt Lily Geneva Whitely and then the true story from Toronto newspaper Battle of Vimy Ridge in France Relative narrations then research 1917 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania African Americans that left America for Canada
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My Father, my cousin Stafford Plantation, Cumberland Island, Camden County, Georgia Oral History, 1860 Slave Census Valdosta, Georgia, Cumberland Island, Camden County, Georgia. Native American / African Americans Pilgrimage / Reunion to Cumberland Isla
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My grandmother, grandfather and sister. The Congos in West Africa, Ireland, and America (Native American) passed down 1840s The Congos in West Africa, Ireland and America (Native American) Genealogy
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my mother Nigeria my family in Nigeria 1900s Nigeria Becoming an American African
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My mother suburb of Buffalo, NY It is the story of my own father's background 1960s From upstate New York (ancestors from Wales) Discovered I am part African American
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my mother Washington, D.C. a traditional story that has been passed down over generations 1873 Washington County, an area in Washington, D.C. An African-American slave who escaped slavery and became very successful
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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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My Mother's first cousin, another family historian. New Orleans, Louisiana oral history, proven by archival records 1770s New Orleans, Louisiana, Marseille and Provence France; Mali, West Africa self-purchase, love and affection, overcoming the odds
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