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I felt compelled to document our family history Virginia, North Carolina and Ohio Personal Research 1820s Halifax County, Virginia My family's connection to Patrick Henry
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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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I learned it from an old cousinand my grandmother's best friend. Red Hill Community, Robertson County, Texas Through study, family, and county records. 1870s Robertson county,Red Hill Community, Calvert, Texas A city within a city
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In 1986 Lafayette County Mississippi celebrated the 150th year of it's Virgina 1st marriage recorder wrote that this was the first recorded in this county 1986 Virginia, Mississippi and Arkanas The owner and generations of my great grandfather Louis McGlaun
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Interviewed Aunts, Uncles, Grandfather Notoway County, Blackstone, Virginia Interviewed Aunts, Uncles, Grandfather, Census records, Wills, Birth& Death 1800s Nottoway County, Blackstone, Virginia Family tree - tracing roots
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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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Legal records & a cousin who was one of 1st black Texas legislators (1972) Tennessee, Texas (Cherokee County) 1776 Texas Documented Family History
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Many aunts and uncles and parents Texas Polk County Parents Aunts and Uncles have shared stories over the years 1866 My parents were born in Kansas My name Boganey is extremely unique and virtually all are related
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Martha A. Harris my mother. Bedford County Pennsylvania I first heard about my the family name Burgess from my mother She was born in Johnstown, Pa apr. 26 1916 This is about my mothers family who lived in Pensylvania before 1790
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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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Mother and Aunt Capon District, Hardy County West Virginia traditional story Hardy County, West Virginia Family tree
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Mother and older cousins Jefferson County, MS. ,Branywine , Mcbride I heard the story from older relatives. 1880s McBride,MS. Great-Great Grand mother resold in New Orleans Louisiana during slavery.
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Mother told history Madison County, Tennessee Oral history and watching PBS special 1800s Jackson, Tennessee (originally Medon, TN) Relationship to Tina Turner through Logan Currie
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mother's parents Kingsville and Bishop, Texas Genealogy research 1950s Lee County, Texas Mistaken heritage
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mother, cousins and at family reunion Rockfarm Estate, Dinwiddie County, Virginia documented story passed down over generations with gaps 1840s Family's origin is Dinwiddie County, Virginia unsanctioned interracial love
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my grandmother Alabama oral family history 1800s Rowan County, N.C. An Escape Slave
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My adoptive mother Chicago, Illinois Cook County Vital Records, Chicago 1929 Tennessee. Adoption
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My aunt confirmed that he was a slave Edgefield County, S.C. I researched his history, and saw that he was born in 1850 1862 Saluda, South Carolina I found my Great Great Grandfather who was a slave.
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My aunt sent me a handwritten info. Person County, North Carolina I heard the story from my cousin who research our family history Durham, North Carolina My great great great grandfather and mother
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My aunt told me. In Calloway or Carroll County, Missouri. It's a family story. 1850s Texas (her father was born in Missouri). A slave-holder's daughter.
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