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Cousins, aunts, uncles Sibley, Mississippi (Adams County) family history 1900s Adams County, Mississippi great grandparents
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Distant cousin Portsmouth, VA Oral history interview 1857 Baltimore, Maryland Reunion
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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 and cousin Breaks, Virginia Family Members 1800s Kentucky Black flight
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Father and cousin Red Bud, Illinois 1850s Red Bud, Illinois Orphan ancestor
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father, and his 2nd cousins South Carolina family reunion 1900s Orangeberg, South Carolina perseverance, fear and overcoming
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from an aunt, then my own research, and elder cousins virginia, ohio doing research 1805 ohio my family, it was a secret that our ancestors were black
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Grand mothers, aunts, uncles In South Carolina/ Chacago From Grand mother, aunts, uncles and thier cousins Due West, South Carolina Leila Dotson and Ollie Daniel McAdams Grand parents
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grandfather, cousins, mother and a school nurse Seguin, Texas Family, Newspaper Clip, Internet, Asking Questions of anyone, this is true 1930s Seguin, Luling, San Marcos, St. John Colony, Texas and San Antonio, Texas In Search of My Mother's Family
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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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Grandmothers cousin Africa Igbo Island Oral History 1820s carolinas/georgia/mississippi? Mat/Grandma family story simlar to movie Daughters of the dust
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great aunt Canada, Oklahoma, and Virginia cousins 1860s Virginia Native american story
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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 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 heard it from a distant, elderly cousin. Georgia I did an oral history interview with an elderly family member. 1850s Georgia It is about a relative who chose not to pass for white though he could have
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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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I originally heard the story from my father's first cousin. Christiana, Pennsylvania. Oral history, national news, Federal lawsuit pleadings, and several books. 1851 She is deceased. We are in Michigan by way of MD, PA, and Ontario. My story is about self-protection in the state of Pennsylvania.
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L.Ogans, Cousin. F.Garner, Cousin. I.Van, Aunt. Morristown,Tn.Bentonville,Ark.Ft.Gibson,Muskogee,Bartlesville,Dewey,Okla. interview of L. Ogans, story passed down through generations. 1830s Hancock Co.TN./ Ft.Gibson, Ok./3 Mile Branch, Ok./Allensworth & Tulare,Ca Melungeon's from the east hills of Tn. via Va. son bartered 4 laundry det.
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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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