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STORYTELLER LOCATION HOW YOU HEARD YEAR TOOK PLACE TELLER'S PLACE OF ORIGIN WHAT IT'S ABOUT
My father told bits of the story after he inherited family land Yazoo County, Mississippi It is a story passed down through my fraternal relatives 1900s Yazoo City, Mississippi White immigrant great, great, great grand father in rural Holy Bluff, MS
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My father told my mother when she was a child. Edwardsville, Kansas My mother told the story often. 1800s Edwardsville, Kansas Ex-slave turned successful business man
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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 was an archivist at Nat'l. Archives and did alot of research Prince William County, VA--cities of Manassas and Woodbridge Alot of research has already been done by family 1860s Thoroughfare, VA (Bullrun) near Manassas and Woodbridge, VA Intriguing family history
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My father's cousin Saint James Parish, Louisiana oral history 1861 Southern Louisiana untold stories
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My father, grandmother Eastern Kentucky My father 1857 Los Angeles My great great grandmother was raped by a slavemaster's son
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My Father, my cousin Stafford Plantation, Cumberland Island, Camden County, Georgia Oral History, 1860 Slave Census Valdosta, Georgia, Cumberland Island, Camden County, Georgia. Native American / African Americans Pilgrimage / Reunion to Cumberland Isla
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my grand aunt sumter sc (1865) told by the granddaughter that he was the family first pastor 1865 sumter sc greatgrandfather usct and a free man
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My grandfather Lexington, KY Passed down 1880s Lancaster, KY Finding family and the native american blood in your family; what to do ...
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My grandfather was raised by his grandmother who told him originaly Mexico and Texas The story was told oral by my grandfather who is now 91 1846 Brownsvile, Texas Estranged Love for the sake of War, seperated for a cause
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my grandma Warren Country, North Carolina newspaper, family story 1933 Warren Country, North Carolina great great grandfather
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My grandmother Little Rock, AR (Pulaski County) Through my grandmother, great aunt and mother's brother. 1910s My grandmother is from Little Rock, AR Surname history
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My grandmother Navasota, Texas Family story 1874 California and Louisiana My Ancestor
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My Grandmother Tarrytown, New York History passed down from family members 1863 New York Civil War Veteran from New York
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My grandmother West Indies, Central Alabama Oral History 1800s Dallas County and Autauga County, Alabama Migration
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My grandmother and documentation New York, New York and Brooklyn Oral history 1921 Barbados, Bristish West Indies overcomes adversity
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My grandmother and her siblings often talk about this Hallsville, Harrison County , TX I was the child who was interested in the family history from my grandma 1850s Alabama Uncle Mack Nolan - black city councilman
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My grandmother and my great uncle Alfred Wilson Mississippi This story was often told at family events. 1920s Mississippi My great uncle Alfred Wilson's Escape to The North
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My Grandmother Mrs. Carrie Bass (Deceased/1995) Simpson County Mississippi (1880 Census Report) Found in 1880 Census Records for Simpson County Mississippi 1860s Crystal Springs Mississippi White GG Grandfather was married to my Black GG Grandmother in 1880 in MS
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My Grandmother to begin with and her grandfather Stonewall, Indian Territory Oral history from my Grandmother. This is my family history 1898 Indian Territory/Oklahoma This is a story about a "True American". This is about my ancestory.
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