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1.Older Cousin obtained records from Natl Archive 2.oral tradition from Mom 1.Savannah Ga family migrated from Beaufort SC 2. Windsor N.C. PBS 1.Savannah Ga family migrated from Beaufort SC 2. Windsor N.C. 1.G.G.Gfather Jake Vandross-Civil War Soldier 2.Tuscarora Indians decendent
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cousin Noxubee, Mississippi From an older relative. 1860s Alto, Louisiana Bondage
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Cousin Spartanburg, South Carolina Discussing wit older relatives. 1850s Spartanburg, South Carolina Tracing my family tree back to 1850.
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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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I heard it from friends/residents of Earle USA - Earle Crittenden Arkansas I heard this story from older friends and of my grandfather 1900s USA - Earle Crittenden, Arkansas It is a story of my grandfather Augustus J. Heilig
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I heard it from my mother, grandmother, and great grandmother Burnt Corn & Evergreen, Alabama Conversation's with older family members 1800s Evergreen, Alabama Receiving bits and pieces of stories of the south
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Mother and older cousins Jefferson County, MS. ,Branywine , Mcbride I heard the story from older relatives. 1880s McBride,MS. Great-Great Grand mother resold in New Orleans Louisiana during slavery.
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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 aunt told me. In Calloway or Carroll County, Missouri. It's a family story. 1850s Texas (her father was born in Missouri). A slave-holder's daughter.
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My great uncle Leo Bobo Waukegan, Illinois Oral history from my older relatives 1992 Tollette, Arkansas It's a story of overcoming obstacles.
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