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STORYTELLER LOCATION HOW YOU HEARD YEAR TOOK PLACE TELLER'S PLACE OF ORIGIN WHAT IT'S ABOUT
father South Carolina and England/France Chris Rock was on Oprah talking about my great great grandfather/my father 1944 Smoaks, South Carolina My family name being on this show and inspiration
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Father and cousin Red Bud, Illinois 1850s Red Bud, Illinois Orphan ancestor
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Father and Mother Washington, DC; Greesboro, North Carolina; Lincolnton, North Carolina Family discussions 1870s Greesboro, North Carolina; Lincolnton, North Carolina Abolitionist
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father, and his 2nd cousins South Carolina family reunion 1900s Orangeberg, South Carolina perseverance, fear and overcoming
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Father, grandfather, and step-uncle Oregon and Oklahoma family legend 1890s San Pedro, California Hiding out
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Foster Allen Florence, South Carolina My grandfather, before his death 1860s South Carolina,Effingham, Timmonsville, Florence area The missing brother
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Foster Allen Florence, South Carolina My grandfather, before his death 1860s South Carolina,Effingham, Timmonsville, Florence area The missing brother
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from an aunt, then my own research, and elder cousins virginia, ohio doing research 1805 ohio my family, it was a secret that our ancestors were black
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Grand mothers, aunts, uncles In South Carolina/ Chacago From Grand mother, aunts, uncles and thier cousins Due West, South Carolina Leila Dotson and Ollie Daniel McAdams Grand parents
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Grandfather Georgia Family 1839 Georgia Ancestors
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Grandfather's ancestors Navarro County, Tyler, Texas oil, gas and mineral lease 1881 Texas A story of fact.
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grandma South Carolina research through Ancestry.com and through oral history from my grandma 1800s South Carolina Great, Great Grandfather
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Grandmother Georgia Grandmother 1870 Georgia uncovering my maternal grandmother's past
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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 Texas family legend 1890s Tuscalusa AL fleeing a lynching
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Grandmother and Great-great uncle Buckingham County to Hartford County oral history with older family members 1890s Hartford, CT The other great migration
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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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Great-Grandfather, mother, cousin Madagascar Oral history 1800s Dauphin County, PA Ancestors
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I am one of the original tellers The events began in the State of Virginia Online research 1860s Brown County, Eagle Township, Ohio Emancipated slaves in Brown County, Ohio
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Interviewed Aunts, Uncles, Grandfather Notoway County, Blackstone, Virginia Interviewed Aunts, Uncles, Grandfather, Census records, Wills, Birth& Death 1800s Nottoway County, Blackstone, Virginia Family tree - tracing roots
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