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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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Distant relations doing research East Tennessee, Southwest Virginia Oral tradition from fellow researchers and records 1845 East Tennessee Interracial contact
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Franklin, Tennesse Franklin, Tennessee Through research 1856 Tennesse A mystery beginning to unravel
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It was my grandmother that first introduced me to some of the stories. All the events came from Sweetwater, Tennessee I heard the stories during family reunion by the elders in the family. 1800s The ones we know about came from Sweetwater, Tennessee. It is a story of survival and determination of strong women.
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Legal records & a cousin who was one of 1st black Texas legislators (1972) Tennessee, Texas (Cherokee County) 1776 Texas Documented Family History
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mother East Tennessee to Somerset Kentucky told by my mother 1900s Northeast Tennessee. amazing story about my grandfather.
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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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My adoptive mother Chicago, Illinois Cook County Vital Records, Chicago 1929 Tennessee. Adoption
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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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My mother Originated from North Carolina to Tennessee Oral history 1842 Medon, Tennessee Ancestry - linked to Tina Turner
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