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STORYTELLER LOCATION HOW YOU HEARD YEAR TOOK PLACE TELLER'S PLACE OF ORIGIN WHAT IT'S ABOUT
I heard my father say this & we've recently confirmed it Chester, South Carolina We've found most of the information ourselves Chester, South Carolina Eight Generations
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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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MOTHER GRANDFATHER BORN IN ABBEVILLE SOUTH . ORALLY WASHINGTON,NORTH CAROLINA fAMILY TREE
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mother Lancaster, South Carolina Oral History 1895 Lancaster, South Carolina sisterly love
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mother's father South Carolina My mother 1895 Florida Ancestors
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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 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 father Rodger Wilson and serveral cousins Southhill Virginia, & Philadelphia Family conversation 1918 My father was born in Philadelphia Our unknown family history
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My Father Walter Alexander Frazier Charleston, South Carolina Conversations from my Father; Walter Alexander Frazier known as Shorty 1974 Bronx, New York Family
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My father's cousin Saint James Parish, Louisiana oral history 1861 Southern Louisiana untold stories
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My great great grand father James G. Horton Chatatanooga, TN; Huntsville, Alabama, South St. Louis MO The story was documented in a letter to President William H. Taft 1863 Franklin County near Salem Tennessee A soldiers story and a case unpaid repairations and compensation
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