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Halifx county, North Carolina slave records family records, photographs Family tree
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Simpson County, Mississippi Family and Research 1857 Mississippi Slavery and Research
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Texas (Cherokee county), North Carolina, Virginia,Tennessee county tax records, cemetary headstones, cousin's geneology records 1800s Texas Family Geneology
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Yazoo County Mississippi census records 1880s genealogy research
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"common" conversation Charles County, Maryland father's mother 1882 Charles County, Maryland Native American Indian
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Eddye Taylor Fennell and Johnnye Taylor Thompson,Henry Taylor's daughters Abbeville, South Carolina This is documented in the archives of Abbeville, SC 1870s Abbeville County, South Carolina The Founding of Taylortown , South Carolina, a freed Black Community
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My father, uncle and aunt Accomac County, Virginia family story 1880s Doughtery, Virginia Black Irish
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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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96 year old cousin and my now deceased great-grandmother Taliaferro county Georgia Oral history and my own research 1890s Taliaferro and Hancock counties Georgia Secret Father
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As a child my mother and grandparents would tell us stories about slavery . Anson, Cumberland, Montogomery, Moore , and Davidaon Counties in NC Oral history that was pass down for one generation to the next. 1780s Anson County NC, Polkton and Wadesboro, NC Ancestors: The Story of Rachel
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aunt Abbeville County, Abbeville, South Carolina Oral history, estate papers, court documents, news articles. 1916 Abbeville, South Carolina Lynchings and Land Loss
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Children of Wash Rood/Lewis Stewart County, Georgia Oral History 1830s Maradi Tribe Overcoming
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Cousin Glenwood, Montgomery County, (now Wheeler County) Georgia Family Legend 1863 Glenwood, Georgia Slave Grave
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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 "Nig" John Harris Place & Lattimore Place, Baldwin County, GA Family Oral Historians 1890s Milledgeville, GA 2 Sisters married 2 Brothers
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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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Cousin docummented story in a letter to my grandmother. Natchez, Adams County, Kingston Precinct, Mississippi I heard the story growing up and it was documented in a letter. 1880s These ancestors, are from Kingston, Mississippi, via "Malagasy" Stories of adversity and challenge
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Cousins, aunts, uncles Sibley, Mississippi (Adams County) family history 1900s Adams County, Mississippi great grandparents
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family North Carolina 1690s Alamance County, North Carolina Family Tree
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Family Historian - Lovick Lenoir County, NC Internet 1863 Kinston, NC Colored Troops
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