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I found a connection via story on this website about the Ginwright Family Found Connections To Jack Leonard As A Result Of African American Lives
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Cave Spring, Georgia Oral and Written History 1775 Columbus, Ohio Chubbtown, Georgia
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Eastern Massachusetts lineage 2005 Northern Ohio Genetics
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Louisiana family members research; oral history 1900s Louisiana rich heritage
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Raleigh, North Carolina family story 1890s Raleigh, North Carolina great grandparents
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Texas (Cherokee county), North Carolina, Virginia,Tennessee county tax records, cemetary headstones, cousin's geneology records 1800s Texas Family Geneology
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Virgina and Ohio oral history and research 1870s Originally from Ironton, Ohio It amazes me that I am only four generations from the slave era.
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Washington, D.C. Internet 1990s Hinesville (Holmestown), Georgia United States Colored Troops
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great grandmother johns island,sc oral history told to me by my aunt and varified in the 1910 cenceus 1860s charleston,sc [Cainhoy] Master's Driver
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I DON'T KNOW MUCH TO TELL YOU JUST A LITTLE FROM MY MOTHER. NEWWW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA. ON PBS CHANNEL 30 IN ATLANTA, GEORGIA. I'M AN NATIVE OF N.O.LA. 1962 NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA.I ALSO HEARD FROM MISSISSIPPI & KANSAS. I 'M LOOKING FOR MY MOTHER SIDE THE " POLK'S FAMILY"
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My father, uncle and aunt Accomac County, Virginia family story 1880s Doughtery, Virginia Black Irish
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My Grandfather, original story from his Grandfather From somewhere in Africa to Georgia Colony From My Grandparents 1790s My Grandfather was born in 1880, Florence Township, Stewart County, GA My G-grandfather Prince Shepherd, II.
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Not a family Story SC, GA, FL, LA, OK, TEX, Mexico The Leader "Willie Warrior" 1800s My Grandfather PBS
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"Benjamin Spaulding Ancestors" book by Bowen nc oral, written 1770s eastern NC Research in eastern NC
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96 year old cousin and my now deceased great-grandmother Taliaferro county Georgia Oral history and my own research 1890s Taliaferro and Hancock counties Georgia Secret Father
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a cousin in GA told me that she had always been told WE were FPOC email x-change no family members seemed to be the least bit interested in finding ancestor 2005 Hartford, CT and from grandfather who was born in NC the story goes in our family that we were free people of color
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Alec Powell my paternal great grandfather Shipment Virginia - Lovingston, VA From my paternal grandmother 1600s Shipment Virginia Using Assimilation as a Means to Freedom
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Andrew Jackson Gray S. C., Tenn., Ky., Ohio, Kansas published account 1880s Lawrence, Kansas told life story via vanity bio
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Archives and the Library of Congress Washington, District of Columbia 1870s politics during Reconstruction
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As a child my mother and grandparents would tell us stories about slavery . Anson, Cumberland, Montogomery, Moore , and Davidaon Counties in NC Oral history that was pass down for one generation to the next. 1780s Anson County NC, Polkton and Wadesboro, NC Ancestors: The Story of Rachel
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