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STORYTELLER LOCATION HOW YOU HEARD YEAR TOOK PLACE TELLER'S PLACE OF ORIGIN WHAT IT'S ABOUT
Simpson County, Mississippi Family and Research 1857 Mississippi Slavery and Research
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Yazoo County Mississippi census records 1880s genealogy research
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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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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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Cousins, aunts, uncles Sibley, Mississippi (Adams County) family history 1900s Adams County, Mississippi great grandparents
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Family Historian encouraged me to begin research 12 yrs ago Aliceville Alabama (Pickens County) I researched and helped prepared the reunion in Pickens County Alabama 2004 born in Hattiesburg Mississippi Research led to discovery of new relatives resulting in a Reunion 2004
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Father Greenwood, MS & West Helena, AR Father 1800s Greenwood, Mississippi Great-Grandfather
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grandfather Franklin county, Mississippi Oral family history Amite county, Franklin county, Adams county, Mississippi Family's name
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grandmother Texas, Mississippi and Louisiana family reunion 1811 magnolia springs, texas progress
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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, 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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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 Greenwood, Mississippi 1900s Greenwood, Mississippi Names and Marriages
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My father told bits of the story after he inherited family land Yazoo County, Mississippi It is a story passed down through my fraternal relatives 1900s Yazoo City, Mississippi White immigrant great, great, great grand father in rural Holy Bluff, MS
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My grandmother and my great uncle Alfred Wilson Mississippi This story was often told at family events. 1920s Mississippi My great uncle Alfred Wilson's Escape to The North
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My Grandmother Mrs. Carrie Bass (Deceased/1995) Simpson County Mississippi (1880 Census Report) Found in 1880 Census Records for Simpson County Mississippi 1860s Crystal Springs Mississippi White GG Grandfather was married to my Black GG Grandmother in 1880 in MS
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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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