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    1  The Bones of St. Helena  - tea brick
    (south atlantic) The Bones of St. Helena By Diane Selkirk Two cinematographers are capturing the secret history of a South Atlantic island full of the bones of Liberated Africans. The bones aren’t i..

    2  James and Becca Carter, Seminole Freedmen  - Angela Y Walton Raji
    The Carters lived in the Seminole Nation in Indian Territory from the time of removal till statehood in 1907. A brief piece about their lives and records reflecting them can be found at the link below..

    3  Family of Becca & James Carter, Seminole Freedmen  - Angela Y Walton Raji
    Becca Carter was the mother of several children and she appeared in front of the Dawes Commission to enroll herself and her children. This was a family of Seminole Freedmen and the enrollment card cle..

    4  Re: John Cruel, Creek Freedmen, cc#583  - Ermalene
    I can't wait to see the picture but meanwhile here's a picture of Mr. John Marshall ???❤️❤️❤️ creek Freeman ???..

    5  Re: John Cruel, Creek Freedmen, cc#583 - Ermalene
    sure Norm I like to see the picture I would love to see it..

    6  Re: 272 Slaves Were Sold to Save Georgetown in 183 - tea brick
    Insurance Policies on Slaves: New York Life's Complicated Past In its 19th-century beginnings, New York Life Insurance sold 508 policies covering slaves. Their descendants are grappling with it. By RA..

    7  Mississippi Black Marriages - Tate County  - Angela Y Walton Raji
    Researchers with ties to Tate County Mississippi have a lot be excited about with the recent publishing of the index to Tate County Black Marriages. The information is hosted on the Mississippi Digita..

    8  African Roots Podcast - Latest Episode  - Angela Y Walton Raji
    The 404th edition of the African Roots Podcast has been uploaded. Visit www.africanrootspodcast.com Latest link also appears below...

    9  Re: 18 years after being kidnapped - Angela Y Walton Raji
    That story is incredible!!! And also sad. The poor girl will spend the next 18 years trying to figure out who she was really supposed to be--with her real family...

    10  18 years after being kidnapped - Vicky Daviss Mitchell
    Kidnapped in Florida. Prayers answered http://www.firstcoastnews.com/news/local/baby-kamiyah-kidnapped-hours-after-birth-in-jacksonville-found-alive-18-years-later/385810257..

    11  Descendants of Freedmen to Meet 1 21 2017 in OKC - Marilyn Vann
    Descendants of Freedmen Association meeting Saturday 1 21 2017. Faith Memorial Baptist Church 3117 N Kelly, OKC. One PM to 4pm. Fellowship hall. Special speakers - Misters David Frank and Jeremy Fultz..

    12  John Cruel, Creek Freedmen, cc#583 - Norma
    I have a picture of John Cruel, cc#583. John's father was Eli Cruel, cc#1258. Eli Cruel's father was John Cruel (by blood) who married Maria Pond. John, cc#583 and his siblings were all raised as step..

    13  Osie Marshall, Creek Freedmen, Cont.  - Norma
    Osie Marshall's parents were Tom Marshall and Maria Pond, cc#1246, not Jake Barnett and Hagar Marshall as some may believe (Percival Phelps). Osie had children with Sarah (Barnett) Marshall, cc#1215 (..

    14  Re: "The Root" Answers About Creek & Cherokee Free - Norma
    Yes in this case, because she was mentioned as being a by blood. The Postoak family were just mentioned as freedmen, no indication of a Native American father or mother (the difference)...

    15  Re: "The Root" Answers About Creek & Cherokee Free - ermalene CHARGUALAF
    HELLO NORMA HAPPY NEW YEARS NORMA YOU ARE ABSOLUTELY CORRECT MY GRANDMOTHER WAS CREEK BY BLOOD BUT FOR OTHER FAMILIES,THEY GOT LEFT OUT I HOPE I EXPLAINED HAVE A GREAT DAY...



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