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STORYTELLER LOCATION HOW YOU HEARD YEAR TOOK PLACE TELLER'S PLACE OF ORIGIN WHAT IT'S ABOUT
grandmother i was told in northern virginia From my granmother 1880s northern virginia my great great grandmother savvanah cross was cherokee and black
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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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grandmother Kiev interview 1910s Ukraine escape
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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 Maple Hts, Ohio--then known as Bedford, Ohio maternal family legend 1915 Maple Hts, Ohio work
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Grandmother North Carolina paternal grandmother 1700s North Carolina President John and Samuel Adams descendants
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grandmother Texas family legend 1890s Tuscalusa AL fleeing a lynching
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grandmother Texas, Mississippi and Louisiana family reunion 1811 magnolia springs, texas progress
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grandmother Vermont oral history 1950s Germany overcoming adversity
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Grandmother Washington, Ohio Oral Interview 1883 Granville City, North Carolina A Puzzle Solved
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Grandmother West Indies/Alabama Oral history 1800s Alabama Alabama
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Grandmother and Great-grandfather's brother Floyd County, Kentucky Oral history 1840s Kentucky Former slaves
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Grandmother and great-grandmother Cuba Grandmother 1800s Cuba, Havana History
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Grandmother and Great-great uncle Buckingham County to Hartford County oral history with older family members 1890s Hartford, CT The other great migration
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Grandmother Tibbs Ohio-VA and battles in the Civil War 1863-1865 Grandmother and father told of him in USCT 1863 VA in slavery-Ohio where he fought with Union troops My Great grand father, Charles Howard of Ohio served in the Civil war
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Grandmother's first cousin. Tuchla, Mississippi Holmes County general conversations with grandmother and her cousins 1858 Tuchla (spelling??), Mississippi, Holmes County It is a story of family love.
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Grandmother, Father McIntosh County (Eufaula, Huttonville), Oklahoma Traditional story 1890s Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Landowners
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grandmother, great aunts and great uncles Holly Springs, MS; Robinsonville, MS; and Memphis, TN oral history 1860s Robinsonville, Mississippi Ida B. Wells lineage- TEST or PUT TO REST
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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 Grand Mother Louisa County, Virginia and the James river Richmond Virginia Orally from my maternal Great Grand mother. It was true as far as we know 1868 Bumpass, Virginia. Louisa County The story how grandpa Martin made family money and aquired land
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