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grandma South Carolina research through Ancestry.com and through oral history from my grandma 1800s South Carolina Great, Great Grandfather
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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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information from the great grand children of George, flora, research paper cherryvale plantation one of the many frierson plantations sumter sc family members, research on the plantaions, slave list, military documents 1800s they lived in sumter sc, some were originally from Charleston sc Geddis family slaves and exslave living on the frierson plantation
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me my own research my DNA
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Mother Kentucky/Ohio I researched it 1864 Springfield, Ohio United States Colored Troops
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mother's parents Kingsville and Bishop, Texas Genealogy research 1950s Lee County, Texas Mistaken heritage
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Mother, aunts and uncles. Bostwick, Georgia Researcher and family members 1800s New Jersey and Pennsylvania Slavery to Freedom
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mothers Lynn, Massachusetts I learned about this through research.. 1860s New York, New York Civil War veteran changing his name after the war.
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My aunt confirmed that he was a slave Edgefield County, S.C. I researched his history, and saw that he was born in 1850 1862 Saluda, South Carolina I found my Great Great Grandfather who was a slave.
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My aunt Lily Geneva Whitely and then the true story from Toronto newspaper Battle of Vimy Ridge in France Relative narrations then research 1917 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania African Americans that left America for Canada
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My aunt sent me a handwritten info. Person County, North Carolina I heard the story from my cousin who research our family history Durham, North Carolina My great great great grandfather and mother
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My aunts Research A black slave who became a surrogate mother
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My dad Roland Palmore Texas & Ohio Oral tradition & research 1900s Columbus, Ohio Perserverance
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My father New Orleans through genealogical research 1794 Missiddippi My ancestors
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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 was an archivist at Nat'l. Archives and did alot of research Prince William County, VA--cities of Manassas and Woodbridge Alot of research has already been done by family 1860s Thoroughfare, VA (Bullrun) near Manassas and Woodbridge, VA Intriguing family history
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My research. Kinchafoonee, Marion, Georgia Interviews 1832 Buena Vista, Marion, Georgia surviving slavery
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other family researchers French Louisiana Mobile, New Orleans, Opelousas louisiana archives published research 1780s Louisiana fighting for freedom
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