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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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family members Saline County, Missouri my great cousin 1800s Marshall, Slater and Sedalia, Missouri overcoming adversity
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father, aunt, grandfather Marion County, Florida oral history and research 1885 Marion County, Florida homesteading
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grandfather Franklin county, Mississippi Oral family history Amite county, Franklin county, Adams county, Mississippi Family's name
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Grandfather Marion and Georgetown county South Carolina Family history 1700s Marion County South Carolina
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grandfather Martin's Station, Kentucky and Blue Jacket's Town, Ohio Oral History Urbana, Champaign County, Ohio Indain raid
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Grandfather's ancestors Navarro County, Tyler, Texas oil, gas and mineral lease 1881 Texas A story of fact.
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grandmother Lincoln County Missouri oral history interview with my grandmother 1855 Missouri and Kentucky My great-great grandfather's stolen identity during slavery
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Grandmother and Great-grandfather's brother Floyd County, Kentucky Oral history 1840s Kentucky Former slaves
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Grandmother and Great-great uncle Buckingham County to Hartford County oral history with older family members 1890s Hartford, CT The other great migration
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Grandmother's first cousin. Tuchla, Mississippi Holmes County general conversations with grandmother and her cousins 1858 Tuchla (spelling??), Mississippi, Holmes County It is a story of family love.
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Grandmother, Father McIntosh County (Eufaula, Huttonville), Oklahoma Traditional story 1890s Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Landowners
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Great Grand Mother Louisa County, Virginia and the James river Richmond Virginia Orally from my maternal Great Grand mother. It was true as far as we know 1868 Bumpass, Virginia. Louisa County The story how grandpa Martin made family money and aquired land
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Great grandmother Rocky Mount, N.C., Nash County, Edgecombe County Oral History, Family Documents 1800s Rocky Mount, N.C., Nash County, Edgecombe County First Family of N.C. and slavery
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Great Great Cousin Port Gibson, MS For my Cousin Charley 2005 Issaquena County, MS Advice learning about family
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great great grandmother Baltimore County, Maryland Oral history 1860s Baltimore County, Maryland Childhood memory
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great great grandmother Bronson, Sabine County, Texas oral history Georgia, Alabama, Sabine County, Texas
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Great great grandmother Davis County, Texas Great Aunt and grandmother's first cousins 1871 Cass County, texas Name Change
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Great-Grandfather, mother, cousin Madagascar Oral history 1800s Dauphin County, PA Ancestors
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I am one of the original tellers The events began in the State of Virginia Online research 1860s Brown County, Eagle Township, Ohio Emancipated slaves in Brown County, Ohio
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