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STORYTELLER LOCATION HOW YOU HEARD YEAR TOOK PLACE TELLER'S PLACE OF ORIGIN WHAT IT'S ABOUT
Raleigh, North Carolina family story 1890s Raleigh, North Carolina great grandparents
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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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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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Cousin Hushpuckena, MS Family history 1920s Koscuisko, MS Paternal Grandparents
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Cousins, aunts, uncles Sibley, Mississippi (Adams County) family history 1900s Adams County, Mississippi great grandparents
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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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It is through my fathers lineage, and he heard through his father. Fort Mill Plantation (Fort Mill) Clemson, SC I heard it through my parents, both my father and my mother. 1830s Pendleton, South Carolina I heard that I was a descendant of John C. Calhoun the US Vice President.
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lst cousin Woodstock, Virginia Oral history from a relative 1800s Woodstock, Virginia, Shenadoah Valley Family oracle stories about great-grandparents
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Many aunts and uncles and parents Texas Polk County Parents Aunts and Uncles have shared stories over the years 1866 My parents were born in Kansas My name Boganey is extremely unique and virtually all are related
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Mother Havana, Cuba interview with my late Mother 1890s Mothers parents were from Cuba, came to live in Nebraska overcoming adversity
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Mother Russia Grandparents, Russian Germans 1930s Alsace Lorraine, France Slaves of the Siberian Work Camps
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mother's parents Kingsville and Bishop, Texas Genealogy research 1950s Lee County, Texas Mistaken heritage
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My father Laurens County, South Carolina and Little River County, Arkanass Oral History 1880s Grandparents who were slaves Migration of family; name change
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my mother Talladega Alabama from my mother 1924 Alabama My maternal gramdparents and their servival late one night
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My mother, who's name is Helen L. Hunter (Smith now) Cleveland, OH My mother and grandparents told the story. 1930s Cleveland, OH The roots of an hybrid American
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