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Cave Spring, Georgia Oral and Written History 1775 Columbus, Ohio Chubbtown, Georgia
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Eastern Massachusetts lineage 2005 Northern Ohio Genetics
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Virgina and Ohio oral history and research 1870s Originally from Ironton, Ohio It amazes me that I am only four generations from the slave era.
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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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Aunts and cousins Cleveland,Ohio grandmother died when I was 2 1915 Macon Ga Trying to find my grand mothers family tree
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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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grandfather Martin's Station, Kentucky and Blue Jacket's Town, Ohio Oral History Urbana, Champaign County, Ohio Indain raid
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Grandmother Groverhill , Ohio Oral and published Ohio History 1850s Mandale. Ohio Doctor D C Goings Wappoo Indian Faith Healer
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grandmother Maple Hts, Ohio--then known as Bedford, Ohio maternal family legend 1915 Maple Hts, Ohio work
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Grandmother Washington, Ohio Oral Interview 1883 Granville City, North Carolina A Puzzle Solved
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Grandmother Tibbs Ohio-VA and battles in the Civil War 1863-1865 Grandmother and father told of him in USCT 1863 VA in slavery-Ohio where he fought with Union troops My Great grand father, Charles Howard of Ohio served in the Civil war
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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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I felt compelled to document our family history Virginia, North Carolina and Ohio Personal Research 1820s Halifax County, Virginia My family's connection to Patrick Henry
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Maternal Grandmother Missouri and Kentucky Oral history 1860s Lawrence, Kansas and Ripley, Ohio confirming history
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Mother Kentucky/Ohio I researched it 1864 Springfield, Ohio United States Colored Troops
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Mother, Uncles, Grandmother, Great-Aunt Athens and Columbus, Ohio Traditional family story told over generations 1903 Athens, Ohio Mail-Order Bride
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My 80-plus year old aunt and my cousin who is also 80-plus or nearing it 1995 This story was shared with me by older relatives 1995 Cleveland Ohio Passing Judgment
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My dad Roland Palmore Texas & Ohio Oral tradition & research 1900s Columbus, Ohio Perserverance
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My father, uncles, aunts, and grandmother Birmingham, Alabama area My father, uncles, aunt, and grandmother and see something on the internet. 1900s Las Vegas and Ohio My father's Alabama roots?
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