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African American Lives 2 -- Hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
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Father and cousin Breaks, Virginia Family Members 1800s Kentucky Black flight
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From personal research At Second Constitutional Convention of KY From personal research 1790s From personal research Davidson family connection to Davidson the delgate of Kentucky 1798/1799
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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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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 and Great-grandfather's brother Floyd County, Kentucky Oral history 1840s Kentucky Former slaves
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Maternal Grandmother Missouri and Kentucky Oral history 1860s Lawrence, Kansas and Ripley, Ohio confirming history
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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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Mother Kentucky/Ohio I researched it 1864 Springfield, Ohio United States Colored Troops
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mother-in-law Boone's Station, KY From my family's genealogy records 1789 Texas Abraham Van Meter of Kentucky, perhaps owner of Henry Louis Gates's ancesto
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My Aunt, I suspect that she is the last living direct desendant of a slave runaway slave from Kentucky, to Civil War Hero and Medal of Honor My Aunt 100 yrs old related stories to me. She is stll living 2001 My aunt and mother came from Grand Rivers, Kentucky lyon county My (grand father) was the last medal of honor receipent in the Civil War.
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My father related the bare bones to me when I was a young adult. VA, TN, IN, IA, CA, NV and all the other states of the Union. My Father, relatives, research, scholarship of Arthur Leslie Keith, Ph.D. 1717 My father is from Nevada; his grandfather:California; his: Kentucky My family's story is 1717-2007 Germany-USA ~ indentureship to prosperity.
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My father, grandmother Eastern Kentucky My father 1857 Los Angeles My great great grandmother was raped by a slavemaster's son
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