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aunt eula mae lowery tucker Greenville, Alabama person research 1807 Andalusia Alabama Butler slaves
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Grandmother and Great-grandfather's brother Floyd County, Kentucky Oral history 1840s Kentucky Former slaves
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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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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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Mother Russia Grandparents, Russian Germans 1930s Alsace Lorraine, France Slaves of the Siberian Work Camps
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mother San Salvador, Bahamas formerly Watlings Island and Guanahani island As told by my mother who is trying to trace her ancestors 1700s from her grandmother who lived over 100 years. I am descendants of Caribbean Indians, Slaves and Brits.
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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 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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