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STORYTELLER LOCATION HOW YOU HEARD YEAR TOOK PLACE TELLER'S PLACE OF ORIGIN WHAT IT'S ABOUT
Great Grandmother Anquilla, Mississippi and Greenville, Mississippi Great Grandmother 1860s Anquilla, Mississippi
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Great grandmother Rocky Mount, N.C., Nash County, Edgecombe County Oral History, Family Documents 1800s Rocky Mount, N.C., Nash County, Edgecombe County First Family of N.C. and slavery
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great great grandmother Baltimore County, Maryland Oral history 1860s Baltimore County, Maryland Childhood memory
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great great grandmother Bronson, Sabine County, Texas oral history Georgia, Alabama, Sabine County, Texas
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Great great grandmother Davis County, Texas Great Aunt and grandmother's first cousins 1871 Cass County, texas Name Change
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Great-Grandfather, mother, cousin Madagascar Oral history 1800s Dauphin County, PA Ancestors
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I heard it from friends/residents of Earle USA - Earle Crittenden Arkansas I heard this story from older friends and of my grandfather 1900s USA - Earle Crittenden, Arkansas It is a story of my grandfather Augustus J. Heilig
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I heard it from my mother, grandmother, and great grandmother Burnt Corn & Evergreen, Alabama Conversation's with older family members 1800s Evergreen, Alabama Receiving bits and pieces of stories of the south
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I heard the strory from my mother and her siblings. He delivered goods baked by his mother-in-law to the White House. Oral family history. 1890s Caroline County, VA. Grandfather DOB 5/4/1881. Maternal grandfather said he was Irish/Indian/African. (Irish Overseer).
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I learned it from an old cousinand my grandmother's best friend. Red Hill Community, Robertson County, Texas Through study, family, and county records. 1870s Robertson county,Red Hill Community, Calvert, Texas A city within a city
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In 1986 Lafayette County Mississippi celebrated the 150th year of it's Virgina 1st marriage recorder wrote that this was the first recorded in this county 1986 Virginia, Mississippi and Arkanas The owner and generations of my great grandfather Louis McGlaun
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information from the great grand children of George, flora, research paper cherryvale plantation one of the many frierson plantations sumter sc family members, research on the plantaions, slave list, military documents 1800s they lived in sumter sc, some were originally from Charleston sc Geddis family slaves and exslave living on the frierson plantation
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Interviewed Aunts, Uncles, Grandfather Notoway County, Blackstone, Virginia Interviewed Aunts, Uncles, Grandfather, Census records, Wills, Birth& Death 1800s Nottoway County, Blackstone, Virginia Family tree - tracing roots
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It was my grandmother that first introduced me to some of the stories. All the events came from Sweetwater, Tennessee I heard the stories during family reunion by the elders in the family. 1800s The ones we know about came from Sweetwater, Tennessee. It is a story of survival and determination of strong women.
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Juanita Spencer - Shepherd, by her Grandmother Emma Kendricks - Brooks Hainesville, Alabama (Lownes county) It was told to me by my Mother 1799 Birmingham, Alabama How my 3 generation Grandmother was born
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lst cousin Woodstock, Virginia Oral history from a relative 1800s Woodstock, Virginia, Shenadoah Valley Family oracle stories about great-grandparents
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Maternal Grandmother Missouri and Kentucky Oral history 1860s Lawrence, Kansas and Ripley, Ohio confirming history
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Maternal Grandmother Virginia and Pennsylvania family recorded history 1910s Adoptee finds birth mother
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MATERNAL GRANDMOTHER & HER YOUNGER BROTHER (FOUR GENERATIONS REMOVED) LAFAYETTE, ALABAMA CHAMBERS COUNTY STORY PASSED DOWN THROUGH THE GENERATIONS 1878 CHAMBERS COUNTY, ALABAMA CLAIMING WHO YOU ARE
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mother East Tennessee to Somerset Kentucky told by my mother 1900s Northeast Tennessee. amazing story about my grandfather.
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