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White By Culture says DNA - Connie Abeln
I am white by culture. I found through 23&me that I have 0.8% African ancestry. My parents were both deceased before all this DNA stuff, and before my genealogy research, so I don't know whether it's ..
Visiting AfriGeneas - Cynthia Culverhouse
I have been visiting AfriGeneas as far back as 1999...
WRIGHT, Bryant (Briant) - Juanita Wheeler
Please tell me what to make of this. I found a Briant Wright in Smith county, TX on the voter Reg. list for 1867. His name is spelled Briant. He couldn't sign his name so he made an "X", it listed his..
Martin Luther King Parade - Norma
I am sorry that I will miss participating in the above parade, but if I could I would wear a t-shirt that would specifically represent my ancestor's tribe, such as "Proud Creek Freedmen Descendan..
Re: [NJ] Roberts-Doremus-Jones-Skidmore & related - Jean Jones
I was shocked and very ecstatic to see this! My Great Grandfather was James H. Jones, Sr, and my Great Grandmother was Leila Skidmore. My Grandmother was Jennie Jones and my Grandfather was William F...
Re: New Robust Website for Georgia Newspapers - VKN
Using for first time, Tim. Works very well!!!!! Learned of this from Ken Mark's great Ancestor Hunt website. Appears that this new Georgia historic newspaper site will have additional papers, and new ..
Henry Chatman - Pat Scott
Looking for information on Henry C Chatmon from Georgia. Migrated to Cherokee County, Texas. He and family settled in the Church Hill area...
chatman - Pat Scott
[NC] 1839 slave hiring contract - PF
1839 slave hiring contract - PF
Warning a distribing legacy of the Peculier IInsti - PF
Warning A shocking and most distriburing legacy of the Peculier instition......
William Gafford - Atlanta City, Fulton Co, Georgia - Elizabeth Shipley
This ancestor was listed in the census of free blacks in 1860 with his spouse and children. I have read elsewhere that there were very few free black families in Fulton during that period, but I have ..
Re: [BARBADOS] King Family - Cheryl Veith
Hello unknown My name is Cheryl and I am researching my origins for my children. I just found this message while googling around and thought possibly if I am lucky we could be connected. My Grandma wa..
The Sanders Family of the Choctaw Nation - Angela Walton-Raji
This final piece in my 52-week blogging effort focuses on the Sanders family of the Choctaw Nation. The names of the children were found on Choctaw Freedman New Born Card #230. Their mother Louisa, wa..
Family of Joe & Belle Davis - Cherokee Freedmen - Angela Walton-Raji
The Davis family of Vinita, in the Cherokee Nation has a very rich history. Joe Davis the patriarch appeared in May 1901 to enroll his family as Cherokee Freedmen. This family story is rich with data ..