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STORYTELLER LOCATION HOW YOU HEARD YEAR TOOK PLACE TELLER'S PLACE OF ORIGIN WHAT IT'S ABOUT
grandmother, great aunts and great uncles Holly Springs, MS; Robinsonville, MS; and Memphis, TN oral history 1860s Robinsonville, Mississippi Ida B. Wells lineage- TEST or PUT TO REST
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Grandmothers cousin Africa Igbo Island Oral History 1820s carolinas/georgia/mississippi? Mat/Grandma family story simlar to movie Daughters of the dust
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great aunt Canada, Oklahoma, and Virginia cousins 1860s Virginia Native american story
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Great Grand Mother Louisa County, Virginia and the James river Richmond Virginia Orally from my maternal Great Grand mother. It was true as far as we know 1868 Bumpass, Virginia. Louisa County The story how grandpa Martin made family money and aquired land
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Great grandmother Rocky Mount, N.C., Nash County, Edgecombe County Oral History, Family Documents 1800s Rocky Mount, N.C., Nash County, Edgecombe County First Family of N.C. and slavery
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great great grandmother Baltimore County, Maryland Oral history 1860s Baltimore County, Maryland Childhood memory
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great great grandmother Bronson, Sabine County, Texas oral history Georgia, Alabama, Sabine County, Texas
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Great great grandmother Davis County, Texas Great Aunt and grandmother's first cousins 1871 Cass County, texas Name Change
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Great-Grandfather, mother, cousin Madagascar Oral history 1800s Dauphin County, PA Ancestors
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historical records Norwich, Ct Norwich, Ct web site 1635 Norwich, Ct Capt Yeomans one of the first Captains to bring slave ships to Connecticut
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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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I heard it from a distant, elderly cousin. Georgia I did an oral history interview with an elderly family member. 1850s Georgia It is about a relative who chose not to pass for white though he could have
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I heard it from friends/residents of Earle USA - Earle Crittenden Arkansas I heard this story from older friends and of my grandfather 1900s USA - Earle Crittenden, Arkansas It is a story of my grandfather Augustus J. Heilig
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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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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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I heard the strory from my mother and her siblings. He delivered goods baked by his mother-in-law to the White House. Oral family history. 1890s Caroline County, VA. Grandfather DOB 5/4/1881. Maternal grandfather said he was Irish/Indian/African. (Irish Overseer).
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I heard this from my Daddy-Boy. Lamont, MS This is a story that was passed down to me. 1944 My father comes from Lamont, MS. My father has a last name with no history...BOSON.
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I learned it from an old cousinand my grandmother's best friend. Red Hill Community, Robertson County, Texas Through study, family, and county records. 1870s Robertson county,Red Hill Community, Calvert, Texas A city within a city
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I originally heard the story from my father's first cousin. Christiana, Pennsylvania. Oral history, national news, Federal lawsuit pleadings, and several books. 1851 She is deceased. We are in Michigan by way of MD, PA, and Ontario. My story is about self-protection in the state of Pennsylvania.
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