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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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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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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 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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