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Research Georgia Counties: Jasper, Putnam, Henry, Fulton, Elbert, Wilkes, Oglethorpe Unknown Family
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Cassie Currie Kirby, my great-grandmother and my mother and aunts. Brownsville, TN and North Carolina My Great-Grandmother Cassie Currie Kirby told us stories of the family 1800s Brownsville, TN and North Carolina My Great-Grandmother has 20 sibling, but only knew 13.
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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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L.Ogans, Cousin. F.Garner, Cousin. I.Van, Aunt. Morristown,Tn.Bentonville,Ark.Ft.Gibson,Muskogee,Bartlesville,Dewey,Okla. interview of L. Ogans, story passed down through generations. 1830s Hancock Co.TN./ Ft.Gibson, Ok./3 Mile Branch, Ok./Allensworth & Tulare,Ca Melungeon's from the east hills of Tn. via Va. son bartered 4 laundry det.
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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 father related the bare bones to me when I was a young adult. VA, TN, IN, IA, CA, NV and all the other states of the Union. My Father, relatives, research, scholarship of Arthur Leslie Keith, Ph.D. 1717 My father is from Nevada; his grandfather:California; his: Kentucky My family's story is 1717-2007 Germany-USA ~ indentureship to prosperity.
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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, grandmother, and great uncle Napoleonville, Louisiana Oral history from an eyewitness 1920s Napoleonville and New Orleans, Louisiana False accusations and lynching
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