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The Meeting: A New Journey Begins - Vicky Daviss Mitchell
The drive was easy. It seemed like it took only one or two hours and not the regular four. As we crossed over the Hoover Dam on this new route we could see no water. This route shortchanged me. I want..
Re: Hairston and Sammons Families - Henry County, - Selinva
Hello Erin, Welcome to Afrigeneas. I research some Henry County families, although not the Hairston or Sammons (Salmon/Salmons) surnames (although in Henry County you can't but help running into the H..
Choctaw-Chickasaw Documentary - Robert Johnson
Greetings! I just finished watching the documentary entitled: "The Tragedy of Broken Trust." It is full of facts that are similar to what happened to Cherokees. If you goggle: "The Trag..
Colored Anarchist aka rabble rouser LOL - Tim Pinnick
Working on that coal miner research book, so I am looking through my ridiculously large newspaper files. Really like this one. Came from the Atlanta Constitution on Proquest, dated July 10, 1895. What..
Hairston and Sammons Families - Henry County, VA - Erin Cameron
I am new to AfriGeneas and am hoping for input about my great grandmother's family - Alberta Sammons Traynum (1910-1938). She was from Martinsville, Henry County, VA. Her parents were Daisy Dillard Sa..
Re: 1839 Letter of Administration - David
Emmor Bales (also spelled Bails), said to have been born in VA, was a justice of the peace in Baldwin County, GA (see Federal Union, 23 May 1843, p. 3, col. 7, and elsewhere). He married Mildred Flemi..
Re: Another Family Connected - vkn
Great work, Regina!!!!..
Re: Reunion Tomorrow At Last - Georgia Walker-Adams
Re: Found! Adoption Forum Rocks - Georgia Walker-Adams
Terrific work, Regina!..
Re: Another Family Connected - Vicky Daviss Mitchell
My friend, my friend, you are simply amazing! I love what you do..
Another Family Connected - Regina
Just giving shouts out for another family being reunited today. Even when you think you just have a pinch of information, you never know what it can do to help you in locating the family that you desi..
Re: eastern cherokee slaves & offspring - tea brick
Greetings, I think some may have merged with the Lumbee tribe. I have not found much information but there are a few good articles & books by Tiya Miles. Here's an article. http://inamerica.blogs.cnn...
MOORE Chambers Co. and Census - Vera Moore
If I was confused before, then now I'm really confused ! My focus changed from Silas Moore from Perry or Dallas Co, Ala to Jasper County after viewing the death certificate of his son Matthew Moore wh..
Amanda Johnson Thurston - Paul Eugene Thurston
My great grandmother, Amanda Johnson Thurston, was born in Virginia abt 1847. She was the daughter of Jackson Johnson and Harriet Banks Johnson. About 1863 she married Franklin Thurston and in 1870 th..
Now I'm confused! - Vera Moore
So I checked my email and got a reply from the Cobbarchives. She attached an old Chambers County map dated about 1860 that included the Beat districts and various names/name changes over the census ye..