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STORYTELLER LOCATION HOW YOU HEARD YEAR TOOK PLACE TELLER'S PLACE OF ORIGIN WHAT IT'S ABOUT
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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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 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 heard it from my mother, grandmother, and great grandmother Burnt Corn & Evergreen, Alabama Conversation's with older family members 1800s Evergreen, Alabama Receiving bits and pieces of stories of the south
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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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information from the great grand children of George, flora, research paper cherryvale plantation one of the many frierson plantations sumter sc family members, research on the plantaions, slave list, military documents 1800s they lived in sumter sc, some were originally from Charleston sc Geddis family slaves and exslave living on the frierson plantation
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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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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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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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lst cousin Woodstock, Virginia Oral history from a relative 1800s Woodstock, Virginia, Shenadoah Valley Family oracle stories about great-grandparents
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Many family members Norfolk / Portsmouth, Virginia Oral History, minute books, court records, deeds and wills 1800s Norfolk, Virginia Free People of Color, Overcoming Adversity
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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 Virginia and Pennsylvania family recorded history 1910s Adoptee finds birth mother
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Mignon Lewis Africa to America and Ireland Family Reunions all of my life (44 years) 1782 The McMullan Guess Family Line Africa, Ireland, and The United States
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Mom Birmingham, Alabama Mother 1936 Anniston, Alabama Family Story
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Mom, aunts, bio-dad USA...at home or on phone listening to family stories mostly 2000s Mom and aunts: northern europe. Western U.S Dad: nigeria, igbo I heard It
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moter Arkansas family legend 1800s Arkansas Family owned by a President
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MOTHER GRANDFATHER BORN IN ABBEVILLE SOUTH . ORALLY WASHINGTON,NORTH CAROLINA fAMILY TREE
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