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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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Census research- John Pyle Kaufman Co, TX Research - census, family research 1870s South Carolina, then GA, MS and Texas A white man caring for a half-brother born a slave.
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esther clark ark and texas family 1900s town near maryanna ark george andrew clark owend 250 acres farm land in mich in 1930s sold to him
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Grandfather's ancestors Navarro County, Tyler, Texas oil, gas and mineral lease 1881 Texas A story of fact.
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grandfather, cousins, mother and a school nurse Seguin, Texas Family, Newspaper Clip, Internet, Asking Questions of anyone, this is true 1930s Seguin, Luling, San Marcos, St. John Colony, Texas and San Antonio, Texas In Search of My Mother's Family
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Grandma Texas and Oklahoma My paternal grandmother 1880s Oklahoma Family oral traditions
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grandmother Texas family legend 1890s Tuscalusa AL fleeing a lynching
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grandmother Texas, Mississippi and Louisiana family reunion 1811 magnolia springs, texas progress
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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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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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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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Many aunts and uncles and parents Texas Polk County Parents Aunts and Uncles have shared stories over the years 1866 My parents were born in Kansas My name Boganey is extremely unique and virtually all are related
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Mother Texas Oral History 1850s Texas Celebrity Sighting
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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, 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-in-law Boone's Station, KY From my family's genealogy records 1789 Texas Abraham Van Meter of Kentucky, perhaps owner of Henry Louis Gates's ancesto
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My 103 yr old great, great, great aunt, geneology library, and elders of my Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma KMJQ Magic 102 on the Tom Joiner Show 1996 Born in Longview, Texas Finding More Family
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My aunt told me. In Calloway or Carroll County, Missouri. It's a family story. 1850s Texas (her father was born in Missouri). A slave-holder's daughter.
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My dad Roland Palmore Texas & Ohio Oral tradition & research 1900s Columbus, Ohio Perserverance
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