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Louisiana family members research; oral history 1900s Louisiana rich heritage
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I DON'T KNOW MUCH TO TELL YOU JUST A LITTLE FROM MY MOTHER. NEWWW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA. ON PBS CHANNEL 30 IN ATLANTA, GEORGIA. I'M AN NATIVE OF N.O.LA. 1962 NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA.I ALSO HEARD FROM MISSISSIPPI & KANSAS. I 'M LOOKING FOR MY MOTHER SIDE THE " POLK'S FAMILY"
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cousin Noxubee, Mississippi From an older relative. 1860s Alto, Louisiana Bondage
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Family Documentation and relatives Iberia, Louisiana Family Documentation and relatives 1880s Iberia, Louisiana Heritage
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fathe-in-law New Orleans, Louisiana 1800 New Orleans, Louisiana Immigration
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geneaology New Iberia, Louisiana 1870s Bakersfield, California and New Iberia, Louisiana act of kindness
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grandmother Texas, Mississippi and Louisiana family reunion 1811 magnolia springs, texas progress
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Great Grand Mother Louisa County, Virginia and the James river Richmond Virginia Orally from my maternal Great Grand mother. It was true as far as we know 1868 Bumpass, Virginia. Louisa County The story how grandpa Martin made family money and aquired land
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In 1986 Lafayette County Mississippi celebrated the 150th year of it's Virgina 1st marriage recorder wrote that this was the first recorded in this county 1986 Virginia, Mississippi and Arkanas The owner and generations of my great grandfather Louis McGlaun
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mother St. Louis, Missouri family stories 1800s St. Louis, Missouri
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Mother and older cousins Jefferson County, MS. ,Branywine , Mcbride I heard the story from older relatives. 1880s McBride,MS. Great-Great Grand mother resold in New Orleans Louisiana during slavery.
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Mother's cousin New Orleans, Louisiana oral history 1770s New Orleans, Africa, France, Germany Survival, overcoming adversity, Gaining freedom, Love for family
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Mother's mother and Great Aunt Chicago Oral history 1998 Thybedeaux, Louisiana including what i know about my history
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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 103 yr old great, great, great aunt, geneology library, and elders of my Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma KMJQ Magic 102 on the Tom Joiner Show 1996 Born in Longview, Texas Finding More Family
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My father's cousin Saint James Parish, Louisiana oral history 1861 Southern Louisiana untold stories
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My grandmother Burke County, Louisville, Georgia grandmother 1825 Burke and Jefferson County, Louisville, Georgia
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My grandmother Navasota, Texas Family story 1874 California and Louisiana My Ancestor
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My great great grand father James G. Horton Chatatanooga, TN; Huntsville, Alabama, South St. Louis MO The story was documented in a letter to President William H. Taft 1863 Franklin County near Salem Tennessee A soldiers story and a case unpaid repairations and compensation
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My mother Florida, Mississippi, St. Louis, Illinois My mother, who talked with her grandmother before she died, was given bits Mississippi My story is in pieces, because my family history is in pieces.
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