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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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Connecticut grandfather 1900s Maio,Cape Verde (Djarmaio) Grandpa Frank
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a cousin in GA told me that she had always been told WE were FPOC email x-change no family members seemed to be the least bit interested in finding ancestor 2005 Hartford, CT and from grandfather who was born in NC the story goes in our family that we were free people of color
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Archives and the Library of Congress Washington, District of Columbia 1870s politics during Reconstruction
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Aunt Bridgeport, Connecticut Oral History Interview 1912 Bridgeport, Connecticut Cape Verdean Ancestry
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aunt, cousins, son Archer and Gainesville, Florida oral history 1850s Florida and Connecticut Connecting the family
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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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Distant relations doing research East Tennessee, Southwest Virginia Oral tradition from fellow researchers and records 1845 East Tennessee Interracial contact
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From personal research At Second Constitutional Convention of KY From personal research 1790s From personal research Davidson family connection to Davidson the delgate of Kentucky 1798/1799
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geneaology New Iberia, Louisiana 1870s Bakersfield, California and New Iberia, Louisiana act of kindness
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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 Groverhill , Ohio Oral and published Ohio History 1850s Mandale. Ohio Doctor D C Goings Wappoo Indian Faith Healer
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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 Tibbs Ohio-VA and battles in the Civil War 1863-1865 Grandmother and father told of him in USCT 1863 VA in slavery-Ohio where he fought with Union troops My Great grand father, Charles Howard of Ohio served in the Civil war
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historical records Norwich, Ct Norwich, Ct web site 1635 Norwich, Ct Capt Yeomans one of the first Captains to bring slave ships to Connecticut
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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 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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Mother Detroit MI Oral and written history 1838 Org from Trenton NJ settled in Detroit MI in 1838 my ancestor William Lambert was a conductor on the underground railroad In
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Mother Tennesse Oral History 1800s England-Tennesse-Missouri- Chicago The Mansfield-Christian connection
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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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