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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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David H Branch my great-great grandfather(David on the Mayflower My father told me, his father told him, his father's mother told him, 1767 Petersberg, Virginia My family heritage
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My father, uncle and aunt Accomac County, Virginia family story 1880s Doughtery, Virginia Black Irish
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Alec Powell my paternal great grandfather Shipment Virginia - Lovingston, VA From my paternal grandmother 1600s Shipment Virginia Using Assimilation as a Means to Freedom
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Cousin Fort Monroe, Virginia A Family History Book 1860s Chesapeake, Virginia Colored Civil War Veteran
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Cousin On Stewart plantation Richmond, Virginia My father's first cousin told me this story. Barbour county in Alabama My father's grandmother was allegedly of Spanish decent.
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Cousin Philippi, West Virginia Oral History 1830s West Virginia Oral History Native American
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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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Father and cousin Breaks, Virginia Family Members 1800s Kentucky Black flight
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from an aunt, then my own research, and elder cousins virginia, ohio doing research 1805 ohio my family, it was a secret that our ancestors were black
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grandmother i was told in northern virginia From my granmother 1880s northern virginia my great great grandmother savvanah cross was cherokee and black
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great aunt Canada, Oklahoma, and Virginia cousins 1860s Virginia Native american story
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Great Grand Mother Louisa County, Virginia and the James river Richmond Virginia Orally from my maternal Great Grand mother. It was true as far as we know 1868 Bumpass, Virginia. Louisa County The story how grandpa Martin made family money and aquired land
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I am one of the original tellers The events began in the State of Virginia Online research 1860s Brown County, Eagle Township, Ohio Emancipated slaves in Brown County, Ohio
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I felt compelled to document our family history Virginia, North Carolina and Ohio Personal Research 1820s Halifax County, Virginia My family's connection to Patrick Henry
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In 1986 Lafayette County Mississippi celebrated the 150th year of it's Virgina 1st marriage recorder wrote that this was the first recorded in this county 1986 Virginia, Mississippi and Arkanas The owner and generations of my great grandfather Louis McGlaun
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Interviewed Aunts, Uncles, Grandfather Notoway County, Blackstone, Virginia Interviewed Aunts, Uncles, Grandfather, Census records, Wills, Birth& Death 1800s Nottoway County, Blackstone, Virginia Family tree - tracing roots
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lst cousin Woodstock, Virginia Oral history from a relative 1800s Woodstock, Virginia, Shenadoah Valley Family oracle stories about great-grandparents
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Many family members Norfolk / Portsmouth, Virginia Oral History, minute books, court records, deeds and wills 1800s Norfolk, Virginia Free People of Color, Overcoming Adversity
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Maternal Grandmother Virginia and Pennsylvania family recorded history 1910s Adoptee finds birth mother
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