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Maternal Grandmother Virginia and Pennsylvania family recorded history 1910s Adoptee finds birth mother
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Mother Havana, Cuba interview with my late Mother 1890s Mothers parents were from Cuba, came to live in Nebraska overcoming adversity
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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'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, 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-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 aunt Lily Geneva Whitely and then the true story from Toronto newspaper Battle of Vimy Ridge in France Relative narrations then research 1917 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania African Americans that left America for Canada
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My father charles city county va, cedar forest plantation oral history and census records His mother, charles city co. va traced my roots back to a great land owner
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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 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, 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 grandmother Navasota, Texas Family story 1874 California and Louisiana My Ancestor
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My grandmother Savannah, Georgia My grandmother 1850s Savannah, Georgia Spanish American War Veteran
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my mother Talladega Alabama from my mother 1924 Alabama My maternal gramdparents and their servival late one night
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My Mother who is 86yrs old Africa & Savannah Ga told to me by my Mother 1900s Savannah Georgia It Is about My Grandfather who told my Mother (Never forget you are African
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My Mother's first cousin, another family historian. New Orleans, Louisiana oral history, proven by archival records 1770s New Orleans, Louisiana, Marseille and Provence France; Mali, West Africa self-purchase, love and affection, overcoming the odds
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