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STORYTELLER LOCATION HOW YOU HEARD YEAR TOOK PLACE TELLER'S PLACE OF ORIGIN WHAT IT'S ABOUT
Connecticut grandfather 1900s Maio,Cape Verde (Djarmaio) Grandpa Frank
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"common" conversation Charles County, Maryland father's mother 1882 Charles County, Maryland Native American Indian
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David H Branch my great-great grandfather(David on the Mayflower My father told me, his father told him, his father's mother told him, 1767 Petersberg, Virginia My family heritage
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My father, uncle and aunt Accomac County, Virginia family story 1880s Doughtery, Virginia Black Irish
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My Grandfather, original story from his Grandfather From somewhere in Africa to Georgia Colony From My Grandparents 1790s My Grandfather was born in 1880, Florence Township, Stewart County, GA My G-grandfather Prince Shepherd, II.
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Not a family Story SC, GA, FL, LA, OK, TEX, Mexico The Leader "Willie Warrior" 1800s My Grandfather PBS
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1.Older Cousin obtained records from Natl Archive 2.oral tradition from Mom 1.Savannah Ga family migrated from Beaufort SC 2. Windsor N.C. PBS 1.Savannah Ga family migrated from Beaufort SC 2. Windsor N.C. 1.G.G.Gfather Jake Vandross-Civil War Soldier 2.Tuscarora Indians decendent
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96 year old cousin and my now deceased great-grandmother Taliaferro county Georgia Oral history and my own research 1890s Taliaferro and Hancock counties Georgia Secret Father
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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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Alec Powell my paternal great grandfather Shipment Virginia - Lovingston, VA From my paternal grandmother 1600s Shipment Virginia Using Assimilation as a Means to Freedom
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Cousin On Stewart plantation Richmond, Virginia My father's first cousin told me this story. Barbour county in Alabama My father's grandmother was allegedly of Spanish decent.
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father alabama family legend 1830s mississsippi workman's value
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Father Greenwood, MS & West Helena, AR Father 1800s Greenwood, Mississippi Great-Grandfather
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Father Minner Quarters Conversations with my father 1945 New Madrid, Missouri Ritual and Habitat
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Father Nigeria Guyana Belize 1890s Belize, formerly British Honduras inherited talent
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father South Carolina and England/France Chris Rock was on Oprah talking about my great great grandfather/my father 1944 Smoaks, South Carolina My family name being on this show and inspiration
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father Whitehaven, MD oral and public records 1850s Whitehaven, MD My great-father got his 40 acres and a mule
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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 Mother Washington, DC; Greesboro, North Carolina; Lincolnton, North Carolina Family discussions 1870s Greesboro, North Carolina; Lincolnton, North Carolina Abolitionist
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