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Research Georgia Counties: Jasper, Putnam, Henry, Fulton, Elbert, Wilkes, Oglethorpe Unknown Family
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Cave Spring, Georgia Oral and Written History 1775 Columbus, Ohio Chubbtown, Georgia
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Detroit, Michigan. 1960s Detroit, Michigan and Cumberland Island, Georgia. Design and Inventions
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Savannah, Georgia My own research 1859 Toogoodoo plantation, SC; Butler's Island, GA; &, Baird plantation, LA "The Weeping Time"
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Tallahassee, Florida 1990s Georgia. overcoming adversity
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Washington, D.C. Internet 1990s Hinesville (Holmestown), Georgia United States Colored Troops
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I DON'T KNOW MUCH TO TELL YOU JUST A LITTLE FROM MY MOTHER. NEWWW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA. ON PBS CHANNEL 30 IN ATLANTA, GEORGIA. I'M AN NATIVE OF N.O.LA. 1962 NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA.I ALSO HEARD FROM MISSISSIPPI & KANSAS. I 'M LOOKING FOR MY MOTHER SIDE THE " POLK'S FAMILY"
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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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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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Children of Wash Rood/Lewis Stewart County, Georgia Oral History 1830s Maradi Tribe Overcoming
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Cousin Glenwood, Montgomery County, (now Wheeler County) Georgia Family Legend 1863 Glenwood, Georgia Slave Grave
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Freedman Bank Records Georgia Genealogy research 1871 Milledgeville Georgia Discovery of family history
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Grandfather Georgia Family 1839 Georgia Ancestors
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grandfather and elders United States oral history 1890s Savannah, Georgia; Hymanville, South Carolina; Henderson, North Carolina; family tree
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Grandmother Georgia Grandmother 1870 Georgia uncovering my maternal grandmother's past
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grandmother Kansas City, Kansas family story 1951 Macon, Georgia we had Cherokee and Blackfoot, also Scotch-Irish
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Grandmothers cousin Africa Igbo Island Oral History 1820s carolinas/georgia/mississippi? Mat/Grandma family story simlar to movie Daughters of the dust
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great great grandmother Bronson, Sabine County, Texas oral history Georgia, Alabama, Sabine County, Texas
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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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mother and father Georgia many family members 1890s Arkansas family unity
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