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STORYTELLER LOCATION HOW YOU HEARD YEAR TOOK PLACE TELLER'S PLACE OF ORIGIN WHAT IT'S ABOUT
David H Branch my great-great grandfather(David on the Mayflower My father told me, his father told him, his father's mother told him, 1767 Petersberg, Virginia My family heritage
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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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My father, uncle and aunt Accomac County, Virginia family story 1880s Doughtery, Virginia Black Irish
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My Grandfather, original story from his Grandfather From somewhere in Africa to Georgia Colony From My Grandparents 1790s My Grandfather was born in 1880, Florence Township, Stewart County, GA My G-grandfather Prince Shepherd, II.
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"Benjamin Spaulding Ancestors" book by Bowen nc oral, written 1770s eastern NC Research in eastern NC
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96 year old cousin and my now deceased great-grandmother Taliaferro county Georgia Oral history and my own research 1890s Taliaferro and Hancock counties Georgia Secret Father
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a cousin in GA told me that she had always been told WE were FPOC email x-change no family members seemed to be the least bit interested in finding ancestor 2005 Hartford, CT and from grandfather who was born in NC the story goes in our family that we were free people of color
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Andrew Jackson Gray S. C., Tenn., Ky., Ohio, Kansas published account 1880s Lawrence, Kansas told life story via vanity bio
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As a child my mother and grandparents would tell us stories about slavery . Anson, Cumberland, Montogomery, Moore , and Davidaon Counties in NC Oral history that was pass down for one generation to the next. 1780s Anson County NC, Polkton and Wadesboro, NC Ancestors: The Story of Rachel
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aunt Abbeville County, Abbeville, South Carolina Oral history, estate papers, court documents, news articles. 1916 Abbeville, South Carolina Lynchings and Land Loss
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Aunt Bridgeport, Connecticut Oral History Interview 1912 Bridgeport, Connecticut Cape Verdean Ancestry
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Aunt and Uncle Bradley, Abbeville and Greenwood, South Carolina Oral Discussion 1870s Greenwood, South Carolina Four Generations
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aunt lena Middle East great Aunt 1800s great uncle ahab The Accident
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AUNTS , UNCLES, PARENTS, COUSINS AND BOOKS AND DOCUMENTS , TRUSTS, WILLS GRENADA JAMAICA OWN RESEARCH 1955 GRENADA, TRINIDAD, TOBAGO, ST LUCIA, JAMAICA ITS IS A STORY ABOUT A FAMILY DIVIDED FOR DECADES DUE TO CLASS NOT COLOR
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Brother Atlanta/Pembrook GA Oral interivew with a family member 1850s Pembrook, GA Family ancestory
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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 North Carolina 1690s Alamance County, North Carolina Family Tree
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Family Historian - Lovick Lenoir County, NC Internet 1863 Kinston, NC Colored Troops
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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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