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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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Mother's cousin New Orleans, Louisiana oral history 1770s New Orleans, Africa, France, Germany Survival, overcoming adversity, Gaining freedom, Love for family
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Mother, aunts and uncles. Bostwick, Georgia Researcher and family members 1800s New Jersey and Pennsylvania Slavery to Freedom
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Mother, Estelle Alma Singleton Taylor/ Aunt Ruby Ursula Singleton Thompson Sumter, So Carolina Handed down through the years on maternal "Singleton" Family 1850s Sumter, So Carolina -- came North in 1923 settling in NY then CT Ancestor "Singleton" found gold in Sumter, So. Carolina and bought freedom
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other family researchers French Louisiana Mobile, New Orleans, Opelousas louisiana archives published research 1780s Louisiana fighting for freedom
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