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STORYTELLER LOCATION HOW YOU HEARD YEAR TOOK PLACE TELLER'S PLACE OF ORIGIN WHAT IT'S ABOUT
A great cousin that is 96 years old Alexander City Alabama Heard it through relatives and research 1900s Her partents It is about my great great great great grandmother and events discovered.
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Aunt? Montgomery Alabama Through different relatives 1890s Alabama (Montgomery) Davis Roots
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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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Family Documentation and relatives Iberia, Louisiana Family Documentation and relatives 1880s Iberia, Louisiana Heritage
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Family Historian encouraged me to begin research 12 yrs ago Aliceville Alabama (Pickens County) I researched and helped prepared the reunion in Pickens County Alabama 2004 born in Hattiesburg Mississippi Research led to discovery of new relatives resulting in a Reunion 2004
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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 father related the bare bones to me when I was a young adult. VA, TN, IN, IA, CA, NV and all the other states of the Union. My Father, relatives, research, scholarship of Arthur Leslie Keith, Ph.D. 1717 My father is from Nevada; his grandfather:California; his: Kentucky My family's story is 1717-2007 Germany-USA ~ indentureship to prosperity.
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My father told bits of the story after he inherited family land Yazoo County, Mississippi It is a story passed down through my fraternal relatives 1900s Yazoo City, Mississippi White immigrant great, great, great grand father in rural Holy Bluff, MS
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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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My mother wrote the letter to a cousin. A great-uncle had the bible. The family were freed blacks in Baltimore and slaves in QueenAnne's County. My maternal family history was written in a letter and in a family bible. 1813 These relatives lived in Baltimore Maryland. It is a story about understanding my identity, my character and behaviors.
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