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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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aunt Abbeville County, Abbeville, South Carolina Oral history, estate papers, court documents, news articles. 1916 Abbeville, South Carolina Lynchings and Land Loss
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Aunt and Uncle Bradley, Abbeville and Greenwood, South Carolina Oral Discussion 1870s Greenwood, South Carolina Four Generations
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Bernice Pelham South Carolina & Florida Family Oral History 1800s Tampa, Florida The Remarkable Life of Julia Ann Emanuel Pelham Gaither
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Census research- John Pyle Kaufman Co, TX Research - census, family research 1870s South Carolina, then GA, MS and Texas A white man caring for a half-brother born a slave.
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Cousin North or South Carolina Oral History 1800s Bellville, Florida Rayam Last Name
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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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Distant relations doing research East Tennessee, Southwest Virginia Oral tradition from fellow researchers and records 1845 East Tennessee Interracial contact
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Family historian Unsure My relations to Mr Washington & Ms Gibson were done by a family historian Sumter South Carolina and other SC cities as well I believe I am related to Denzel Washington and Althea Gibson
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father South Carolina and England/France Chris Rock was on Oprah talking about my great great grandfather/my father 1944 Smoaks, South Carolina My family name being on this show and inspiration
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father, and his 2nd cousins South Carolina family reunion 1900s Orangeberg, South Carolina perseverance, fear and overcoming
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Foster Allen Florence, South Carolina My grandfather, before his death 1860s South Carolina,Effingham, Timmonsville, Florence area The missing brother
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Foster Allen Florence, South Carolina My grandfather, before his death 1860s South Carolina,Effingham, Timmonsville, Florence area The missing brother
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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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Grandfather Marion and Georgetown county South Carolina Family history 1700s Marion County South Carolina
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grandfather and elders United States oral history 1890s Savannah, Georgia; Hymanville, South Carolina; Henderson, North Carolina; family tree
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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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Grandma heard the story from an Aunt that is long dead. In Andalusia, Al. But I can't find grandpa Ralph or his mom in census. Oral history from my Grandma on my fathers side. 1900s We know from 1920 census that it is Andalusia, Al. Mystery, great grandpa Ralph committed a crime and fled the south in 1920.
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grandmother aiken south carolina my grandmother 1800s aiken south carolina 9 year old slave girl
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I heard it from my mother, grandmother, and great grandmother Burnt Corn & Evergreen, Alabama Conversation's with older family members 1800s Evergreen, Alabama Receiving bits and pieces of stories of the south
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