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Archives and the Library of Congress Washington, District of Columbia 1870s politics during Reconstruction
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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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It was my grandmother that first introduced me to some of the stories. All the events came from Sweetwater, Tennessee I heard the stories during family reunion by the elders in the family. 1800s The ones we know about came from Sweetwater, Tennessee. It is a story of survival and determination of strong women.
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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, aunts, grandmother & great-grandfather Navasota, TX & Grimes, TX Traditional story passed down over generations 1870s Great-grandfather from Beaumont, TX; rest of family born in CA Texas Legislator during Reconstruction
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