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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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"common" conversation Charles County, Maryland father's mother 1882 Charles County, Maryland Native American Indian
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Cousin Philippi, West Virginia Oral History 1830s West Virginia Oral History Native American
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great aunt Canada, Oklahoma, and Virginia cousins 1860s Virginia Native american story
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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 grandfather Lexington, KY Passed down 1880s Lancaster, KY Finding family and the native american blood in your family; what to do ...
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My grandmother Savannah, Georgia My grandmother 1850s Savannah, Georgia Spanish American War Veteran
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My Grandmother to begin with and her grandfather Stonewall, Indian Territory Oral history from my Grandmother. This is my family history 1898 Indian Territory/Oklahoma This is a story about a "True American". This is about my ancestory.
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My grandmother told me this story Alabama Family legend 1830s Native American Cherokee Native american story
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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, Marie Moss Smith Washington, D.C. A traditional story that has been passed down for years 1873 Washington, D.C. My great grandfather was a co-founder of the American Colored Opera
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My mother, who's name is Helen L. Hunter (Smith now) Cleveland, OH My mother and grandparents told the story. 1930s Cleveland, OH The roots of an hybrid American
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