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Eddye Taylor Fennell and Johnnye Taylor Thompson,Henry Taylor's daughters Abbeville, South Carolina This is documented in the archives of Abbeville, SC 1870s Abbeville County, South Carolina The Founding of Taylortown , South Carolina, a freed Black Community
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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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Census research- John Pyle Kaufman Co, TX Research - census, family research 1870s South Carolina, then GA, MS and Texas A white man caring for a half-brother born a slave.
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Cousin "Nig" John Harris Place & Lattimore Place, Baldwin County, GA Family Oral Historians 1890s Milledgeville, GA 2 Sisters married 2 Brothers
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grandfather, cousins, mother and a school nurse Seguin, Texas Family, Newspaper Clip, Internet, Asking Questions of anyone, this is true 1930s Seguin, Luling, San Marcos, St. John Colony, Texas and San Antonio, Texas In Search of My Mother's Family
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Grandmother North Carolina paternal grandmother 1700s North Carolina President John and Samuel Adams descendants
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It is through my fathers lineage, and he heard through his father. Fort Mill Plantation (Fort Mill) Clemson, SC I heard it through my parents, both my father and my mother. 1830s Pendleton, South Carolina I heard that I was a descendant of John C. Calhoun the US Vice President.
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Martha A. Harris my mother. Bedford County Pennsylvania I first heard about my the family name Burgess from my mother She was born in Johnstown, Pa apr. 26 1916 This is about my mothers family who lived in Pensylvania before 1790
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My father John Matsudaira Near Lake Biwa, Japan Passed down from my father 1864 My father was born in Seattle 1922. Daini Matsudaira takes the blame and commits seppuku
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