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Re: "Freetown" in Brunswick Co., VA in 1810 - louis
Hopefully you can respond... None of the family elders have referenced the area as such, however while researching my Roberts (Robards/Robeiro) line I noticed the pattern of FPC near the river. Report..
Re: Woodlawn Plantation Brinkleyville,Halifax, NC - RONI DANIEL
i believe that my family, Daniel's, came from this place. my great great grand father, a mulato, a mule which is cross bred with a donkey to make a mule, not the point. great great gran father and his..
Some Did Chose To Return To Slavery - Vicky Daviss Mitchell
Interesting Reading about The West Family from The Root It is 1857, and Kanye, a carpenter, has finally saved up enough money to buy his freedom from Massa West. Trouble is, he has to leave his wife, ..
BLAND,Edward,Elizabeth City Co, VA, 1867 - jcochisa8
June, 3-67 Lewella Hollman -- } Assault & Battery Edward Bland -- } Last night dfdt & wife quarreled. Dfdt was beating his wife. Plntff interfered to save wife. Dfdt struck her three times with axe ha..
Joseph Humphries of SC and Mass - TF
See writings of John Quincy Adams Vol 12 Sept 2, 1845 p,211 Adams met Joseph Humphries a freeman who could read and write and by profession a tailor who found he could not live in Charleston SC; he wa..
Mother's Day Talk - Vicky Daviss Mitchell
Not a day goes by that I do not think of you And I am more than sure that Bruce does too We know with all our heart You wanted to stay and not leave us But time!..
Ancestors of Andrew Washington (abt 1861) - Katy Higgins
I recently began doing research on my family history and have come across a few ancestors that owned slaves. One census from 1880 showed that my 3rd Great-Grandfather, Joseph McKinney of South Carolin..
Re: Oklahoma City "Black Dispatch" Online - Vicky Daviss Mitchell
Thanks Ron for the heads up....I love reading these old newspapers...
Re: [BARBADOS] Brewster Family History - JamBajan
Hello, I'm reviving this thread. I'm also the descendant of the Brewster's from Christ Church, Barbados. My set specifically lived in Gibbons which is, I believe, the name of the area and plantation t..
BLAND slaves; Chesterfield Co, VA,pre-1887. - jcochisa8
Hi All! Researching specifically, Edward Osbern BLAND, Sr., Oct 1860/61, Manchester, Chesterfield, VA - 22 Jan 1921, Clinton, Vermillion, IN). This is my first attempt at researching VA slaves. Edward..
Oklahoma City "Black Dispatch" Online - Ron
I don't know if this has been shared before or not but some 255 issues of the "Black Dispatch" have been digitized and are searchable are online at the Oklahoma Historical Society website. It looks li..
Citizenship for Creek Freedmen Descendants - Norma
This would be a good time to give Creek Freedmen descendants citizenship in the Creek nation. The Creek nation should not complain about their sovereignty rights when they themselves won't acknowledge..
Re: Slave Narratives Family Tree - Art Thomas
I just saw this. #37 Tapley Fowler Hawkins was my Great Great grandfather's older brother. He moved to Springfield, Oh. & passed away there. I'm interested in locating those slave narratives. Than..
Re: slave importation (the acadians, huguenots) - louis
t.b. Please expect an email later today asking for your GedMatch kit number. With all due respect, I understand your preference to be called black and/or African American. However, after more the 20 y..
Re: slave importation (the acadians, huguenots) - tea brick
My ancestors were probably displaced slaves? I've had to rely on some DNA matches to follow their lineage,Because often only first names were given & they they changed masters & surnames over time, Mo..