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STORYTELLER LOCATION HOW YOU HEARD YEAR TOOK PLACE TELLER'S PLACE OF ORIGIN WHAT IT'S ABOUT
"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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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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Grandfather's ancestors Navarro County, Tyler, Texas oil, gas and mineral lease 1881 Texas A story of fact.
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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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Grandmother and Great-grandfather's brother Floyd County, Kentucky Oral history 1840s Kentucky Former slaves
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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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My father's cousin Saint James Parish, Louisiana oral history 1861 Southern Louisiana untold stories
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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 mother suburb of Buffalo, NY It is the story of my own father's background 1960s From upstate New York (ancestors from Wales) Discovered I am part African American
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