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STORYTELLER LOCATION HOW YOU HEARD YEAR TOOK PLACE TELLER'S PLACE OF ORIGIN WHAT IT'S ABOUT
great grandmother johns island,sc oral history told to me by my aunt and varified in the 1910 cenceus 1860s charleston,sc [Cainhoy] Master's Driver
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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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A great cousin that is 96 years old Alexander City Alabama Heard it through relatives and research 1900s Her partents It is about my great great great great grandmother and events discovered.
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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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Aunts and cousins Cleveland,Ohio grandmother died when I was 2 1915 Macon Ga Trying to find my grand mothers family tree
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Cassie Currie Kirby, my great-grandmother and my mother and aunts. Brownsville, TN and North Carolina My Great-Grandmother Cassie Currie Kirby told us stories of the family 1800s Brownsville, TN and North Carolina My Great-Grandmother has 20 sibling, but only knew 13.
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Cousin On Stewart plantation Richmond, Virginia My father's first cousin told me this story. Barbour county in Alabama My father's grandmother was allegedly of Spanish decent.
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Cousin docummented story in a letter to my grandmother. Natchez, Adams County, Kingston Precinct, Mississippi I heard the story growing up and it was documented in a letter. 1880s These ancestors, are from Kingston, Mississippi, via "Malagasy" Stories of adversity and challenge
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Grandma Texas and Oklahoma My paternal grandmother 1880s Oklahoma Family oral traditions
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Grandmother Africa Oral History Ghana Immigration
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grandmother aiken south carolina my grandmother 1800s aiken south carolina 9 year old slave girl
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Grandmother Georgia Grandmother 1870 Georgia uncovering my maternal grandmother's past
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Grandmother Groverhill , Ohio Oral and published Ohio History 1850s Mandale. Ohio Doctor D C Goings Wappoo Indian Faith Healer
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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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