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Research Georgia Counties: Jasper, Putnam, Henry, Fulton, Elbert, Wilkes, Oglethorpe Unknown Family
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Cave Spring, Georgia Oral and Written History 1775 Columbus, Ohio Chubbtown, Georgia
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Savannah, Georgia My own research 1859 Toogoodoo plantation, SC; Butler's Island, GA; &, Baird plantation, LA "The Weeping Time"
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Washington, D.C. Internet 1990s Hinesville (Holmestown), Georgia United States Colored Troops
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Eddye Taylor Fennell and Johnnye Taylor Thompson,Henry Taylor's daughters Abbeville, South Carolina This is documented in the archives of Abbeville, SC 1870s Abbeville County, South Carolina The Founding of Taylortown , South Carolina, a freed Black Community
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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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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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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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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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Cassie Currie Kirby, my great-grandmother and my mother and aunts. Brownsville, TN and North Carolina My Great-Grandmother Cassie Currie Kirby told us stories of the family 1800s Brownsville, TN and North Carolina My Great-Grandmother has 20 sibling, but only knew 13.
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esther clark ark and texas family 1900s town near maryanna ark george andrew clark owend 250 acres farm land in mich in 1930s sold to him
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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 Marion and Georgetown county South Carolina Family history 1700s Marion County South Carolina
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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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grandfather New Bedford, Massachusetts, New York, Red Bank, New Jersey Passed down 1880s Mindelo, Sao Vicente, Cape Verde Islands work ethic
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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, Father McIntosh County (Eufaula, Huttonville), Oklahoma Traditional story 1890s Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Landowners
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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 heard this from my Daddy-Boy. Lamont, MS This is a story that was passed down to me. 1944 My father comes from Lamont, MS. My father has a last name with no history...BOSON.
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In 1986 Lafayette County Mississippi celebrated the 150th year of it's Virgina 1st marriage recorder wrote that this was the first recorded in this county 1986 Virginia, Mississippi and Arkanas The owner and generations of my great grandfather Louis McGlaun
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