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STORYTELLER LOCATION HOW YOU HEARD YEAR TOOK PLACE TELLER'S PLACE OF ORIGIN WHAT IT'S ABOUT
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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aunt eula mae lowery tucker Greenville, Alabama person research 1807 Andalusia Alabama Butler slaves
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Aunt Helen Alabama, and somewhere "up North" On a long country walk with my visiting Aunt 1920s Origins: Northwest Alamama Illicit Love Lost
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Aunt? Montgomery Alabama Through different relatives 1890s Alabama (Montgomery) Davis Roots
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Cousin On Stewart plantation Richmond, Virginia My father's first cousin told me this story. Barbour county in Alabama My father's grandmother was allegedly of Spanish decent.
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cousin Alex Witt Germany to Alabama oral history 1914 Tuscaloosa, Alabama The Witt's of livingston county alabama
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Family Historian encouraged me to begin research 12 yrs ago Aliceville Alabama (Pickens County) I researched and helped prepared the reunion in Pickens County Alabama 2004 born in Hattiesburg Mississippi Research led to discovery of new relatives resulting in a Reunion 2004
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father alabama family legend 1830s mississsippi workman's value
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from my father cherokee al, and other states he had children over several states from my father yes ive heard this from other family members alabama my grandfather history it was said he had over 25 children
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Grandmother West Indies/Alabama Oral history 1800s Alabama Alabama
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great great grandmother Bronson, Sabine County, Texas oral history Georgia, Alabama, Sabine County, Texas
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I heard it from my mother, grandmother, and great grandmother Burnt Corn & Evergreen, Alabama Conversation's with older family members 1800s Evergreen, Alabama Receiving bits and pieces of stories of the south
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Juanita Spencer - Shepherd, by her Grandmother Emma Kendricks - Brooks Hainesville, Alabama (Lownes county) It was told to me by my Mother 1799 Birmingham, Alabama How my 3 generation Grandmother was born
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MATERNAL GRANDMOTHER & HER YOUNGER BROTHER (FOUR GENERATIONS REMOVED) LAFAYETTE, ALABAMA CHAMBERS COUNTY STORY PASSED DOWN THROUGH THE GENERATIONS 1878 CHAMBERS COUNTY, ALABAMA CLAIMING WHO YOU ARE
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Mom Birmingham, Alabama Mother 1936 Anniston, Alabama Family Story
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my grandmother Alabama oral family history 1800s Rowan County, N.C. An Escape Slave
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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 grandmother West Indies, Central Alabama Oral History 1800s Dallas County and Autauga County, Alabama Migration
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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 grandmother told me this story Alabama Family legend 1830s Native American Cherokee Native american story
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