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STORYTELLER LOCATION HOW YOU HEARD YEAR TOOK PLACE TELLER'S PLACE OF ORIGIN WHAT IT'S ABOUT
Mother Kentucky/Ohio I researched it 1864 Springfield, Ohio United States Colored Troops
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mother Lancaster, South Carolina Oral History 1895 Lancaster, South Carolina sisterly love
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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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mother St. Louis, Missouri family stories 1800s St. Louis, Missouri
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mother stationed Germany, Russia passed down from generation 1890s Silas City North Caroline Father was born 1890. He was in World 1 War.
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Mother Tennesse Oral History 1800s England-Tennesse-Missouri- Chicago The Mansfield-Christian connection
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Mother Texas Oral History 1850s Texas Celebrity Sighting
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Mother and Aunt Capon District, Hardy County West Virginia traditional story Hardy County, West Virginia Family tree
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Mother and older cousins Jefferson County, MS. ,Branywine , Mcbride I heard the story from older relatives. 1880s McBride,MS. Great-Great Grand mother resold in New Orleans Louisiana during slavery.
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Mother told history Madison County, Tennessee Oral history and watching PBS special 1800s Jackson, Tennessee (originally Medon, TN) Relationship to Tina Turner through Logan Currie
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Mother's cousin New Orleans, Louisiana oral history 1770s New Orleans, Africa, France, Germany Survival, overcoming adversity, Gaining freedom, Love for family
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mother's father South Carolina My mother 1895 Florida Ancestors
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Mother's mother and Great Aunt Chicago Oral history 1998 Thybedeaux, Louisiana including what i know about my history
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mother's parents Kingsville and Bishop, Texas Genealogy research 1950s Lee County, Texas Mistaken heritage
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Mother, aunts and uncles. Bostwick, Georgia Researcher and family members 1800s New Jersey and Pennsylvania Slavery to Freedom
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Mother, aunts, grandmother & great-grandfather Navasota, TX & Grimes, TX Traditional story passed down over generations 1870s Great-grandfather from Beaumont, TX; rest of family born in CA Texas Legislator during Reconstruction
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mother, cousins and at family reunion Rockfarm Estate, Dinwiddie County, Virginia documented story passed down over generations with gaps 1840s Family's origin is Dinwiddie County, Virginia unsanctioned interracial love
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Mother, Estelle Alma Singleton Taylor/ Aunt Ruby Ursula Singleton Thompson Sumter, So Carolina Handed down through the years on maternal "Singleton" Family 1850s Sumter, So Carolina -- came North in 1923 settling in NY then CT Ancestor "Singleton" found gold in Sumter, So. Carolina and bought freedom
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Mother, Grandmother Macon, Georgia Mother's story, book 1848 Atlanta, Georgia Escape from slavery
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mother, grandmother, aunt and uncle Jamaica and USA oral history 1794 Port Antonio, Jamaica Immigration
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