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STORYTELLER LOCATION HOW YOU HEARD YEAR TOOK PLACE TELLER'S PLACE OF ORIGIN WHAT IT'S ABOUT
Connecticut grandfather 1900s Maio,Cape Verde (Djarmaio) Grandpa Frank
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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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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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Not a family Story SC, GA, FL, LA, OK, TEX, Mexico The Leader "Willie Warrior" 1800s My Grandfather PBS
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a cousin in GA told me that she had always been told WE were FPOC email x-change no family members seemed to be the least bit interested in finding ancestor 2005 Hartford, CT and from grandfather who was born in NC the story goes in our family that we were free people of color
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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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Father Greenwood, MS & West Helena, AR Father 1800s Greenwood, Mississippi Great-Grandfather
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father South Carolina and England/France Chris Rock was on Oprah talking about my great great grandfather/my father 1944 Smoaks, South Carolina My family name being on this show and inspiration
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father, aunt, grandfather Marion County, Florida oral history and research 1885 Marion County, Florida homesteading
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Father, grandfather, and step-uncle Oregon and Oklahoma family legend 1890s San Pedro, California Hiding out
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Foster Allen Florence, South Carolina My grandfather, before his death 1860s South Carolina,Effingham, Timmonsville, Florence area The missing brother
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Foster Allen Florence, South Carolina My grandfather, before his death 1860s South Carolina,Effingham, Timmonsville, Florence area The missing brother
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from my father cherokee al, and other states he had children over several states from my father yes ive heard this from other family members alabama my grandfather history it was said he had over 25 children
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grandfather Franklin county, Mississippi Oral family history Amite county, Franklin county, Adams county, Mississippi Family's name
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Grandfather Georgia Family 1839 Georgia Ancestors
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Grandfather Marion and Georgetown county South Carolina Family history 1700s Marion County South Carolina
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grandfather Martin's Station, Kentucky and Blue Jacket's Town, Ohio Oral History Urbana, Champaign County, Ohio Indain raid
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grandfather New Bedford, Massachusetts, New York, Red Bank, New Jersey Passed down 1880s Mindelo, Sao Vicente, Cape Verde Islands work ethic
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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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Grandfather's ancestors Navarro County, Tyler, Texas oil, gas and mineral lease 1881 Texas A story of fact.
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