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My father charles city county va, cedar forest plantation oral history and census records His mother, charles city co. va traced my roots back to a great land owner
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My Father Harrison Plantation Virginia &/or North Carolina Doorstep Children
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My Father LaGrange, Texas - Fayette County My father has great pride in his family and told us many stories. 1900s LaGrange, Texas This story is about my father, is family and overcoming advrsity.
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My father Laurens County, South Carolina and Little River County, Arkanass Oral History 1880s Grandparents who were slaves Migration of family; name change
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My father New Orleans through genealogical research 1794 Missiddippi My ancestors
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My father New York City Oral history 1819 Long Island, NY Black Indians
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My father Woodstock, Virginia A casual conversation with my father 1980s Woodstock, Virginia Learning about my ancestry
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My father John Matsudaira Near Lake Biwa, Japan Passed down from my father 1864 My father was born in Seattle 1922. Daini Matsudaira takes the blame and commits seppuku
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My father related the bare bones to me when I was a young adult. VA, TN, IN, IA, CA, NV and all the other states of the Union. My Father, relatives, research, scholarship of Arthur Leslie Keith, Ph.D. 1717 My father is from Nevada; his grandfather:California; his: Kentucky My family's story is 1717-2007 Germany-USA ~ indentureship to prosperity.
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My father Rodger Wilson and serveral cousins Southhill Virginia, & Philadelphia Family conversation 1918 My father was born in Philadelphia Our unknown family history
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My father told bits of the story after he inherited family land Yazoo County, Mississippi It is a story passed down through my fraternal relatives 1900s Yazoo City, Mississippi White immigrant great, great, great grand father in rural Holy Bluff, MS
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My father told my mother when she was a child. Edwardsville, Kansas My mother told the story often. 1800s Edwardsville, Kansas Ex-slave turned successful business man
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My Father Walter Alexander Frazier Charleston, South Carolina Conversations from my Father; Walter Alexander Frazier known as Shorty 1974 Bronx, New York Family
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My father was an archivist at Nat'l. Archives and did alot of research Prince William County, VA--cities of Manassas and Woodbridge Alot of research has already been done by family 1860s Thoroughfare, VA (Bullrun) near Manassas and Woodbridge, VA Intriguing family history
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My father's cousin Saint James Parish, Louisiana oral history 1861 Southern Louisiana untold stories
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My father, grandmother Eastern Kentucky My father 1857 Los Angeles My great great grandmother was raped by a slavemaster's son
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My Father, my cousin Stafford Plantation, Cumberland Island, Camden County, Georgia Oral History, 1860 Slave Census Valdosta, Georgia, Cumberland Island, Camden County, Georgia. Native American / African Americans Pilgrimage / Reunion to Cumberland Isla
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My father, uncles, aunts, and grandmother Birmingham, Alabama area My father, uncles, aunt, and grandmother and see something on the internet. 1900s Las Vegas and Ohio My father's Alabama roots?
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my grand aunt sumter sc (1865) told by the granddaughter that he was the family first pastor 1865 sumter sc greatgrandfather usct and a free man
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My grandfather Lexington, KY Passed down 1880s Lancaster, KY Finding family and the native american blood in your family; what to do ...
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