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STORYTELLER LOCATION HOW YOU HEARD YEAR TOOK PLACE TELLER'S PLACE OF ORIGIN WHAT IT'S ABOUT
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 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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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 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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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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