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Mother, Estelle Alma Singleton Taylor/ Aunt Ruby Ursula Singleton Thompson Sumter, So Carolina Handed down through the years on maternal "Singleton" Family 1850s Sumter, So Carolina -- came North in 1923 settling in NY then CT Ancestor "Singleton" found gold in Sumter, So. Carolina and bought freedom
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My aunt sent me a handwritten info. Person County, North Carolina I heard the story from my cousin who research our family history Durham, North Carolina My great great great grandfather and mother
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My cousin, Robert Holden, told the story at family gatherings. As the family settled in Raleigh, NC Family story passed down - substantiated by the Family Bible 1865 He is originally from Raleigh, NC Migrating North and Selecting the family name
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My Father Harrison Plantation Virginia &/or North Carolina Doorstep Children
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my grandma Warren Country, North Carolina newspaper, family story 1933 Warren Country, North Carolina great great grandfather
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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 mother Anson, North Carolina or Durham, North Caloina I heard the story from my mother who would talked about her mother 1930s North Carolina My story is about my Mothers grand mother Missie Cash owner of Hawk cab Co.
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My mother Originated from North Carolina to Tennessee Oral history 1842 Medon, Tennessee Ancestry - linked to Tina Turner
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My mother Winston-Salem, North Carolina oral history 1930s Winston-Salem, North Carolina overcoming adversity
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My mother and aunts Anson county, Morven, North Carolina Oral history 1856 North Carolina Oral family history confirmed
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my mother, my aunts and uncles Stedman, Cumberland County, North Carolina oral tradition 1925 Cumberland County, Stedman, North Carolina Over coming adversity
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