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    1  Re: Help figuring out my Gr-Grandpa's Name - Elizabeth Torres
    Thanks so much! I hope to find more info. All the best in your search, too! Sincerely, Elizabeth Torres..

    2  Virginia Slavery to Angola - tea brick
    journey Hundreds of thousands of Africans were enslaved in America. Wanda Tucker believes her relatives were the first LUANDA, Angola – Wanda Tucker stepped off the plane to a sky so gray it blended..

    3  Re: Help figuring out my Gr-Grandpa's Name - elle86
    I believe you are right in believing Kenny's name was spelled phonetically. I would search using that spelling and see what else you can find. Don't worry too much about the birth year being a little ..

    4  Help figuring out my Gr-Grandpa's Name - Elizabeth Torres
    Hi! My grandmother's (Martha McKinnies 1892 GA) father, Kine McKinnies abt 1861) is in the 1900 Census for Liberty County, GA with his wife Anna and children. This Census spells my great grandfather's..

    5  USCT pictures link - TF
    https://facesofthecivilwar.blogspot.com/2014/01/lieutenant-rogers-recovers-captured.html#!/..

    6  Re: Where Was Your Ancestor's Land Allotment? - Norma
    One of my ancestors received 160 acres, but I saw that only 120 acres was sold. Does your family still have their land? As I mentioned in another post, a lot of land was sold in 1903 and 1904. I plan ..

    7  Re: Where Was Your Ancestor's Land Allotment? - Donald
    Thanks, it looks like everyone on the Dawes, including the minors and newborn received 160 acres. My grandmother, her six siblings, and parents received their allotments. Mostly in Wagoner county, but..

    8  Re: Where Was Your Ancestor's Land Allotment? - Angela Walton-Raji
    As I understand all Creeks got 60 ages, regardless of the roll they were on...

    9  Re: Does Croatian=Croatan? - Asta
    Mr. Heinegg: The Croatoan/Croatan tribe was not "invented" by McMillan; instead, he researched the Lost Colony history and found evidence linking the Croatan Indians and the English colonies..

    10  Re: Where Was Your Ancestor's Land Allotment? - Donald
    How many acres were in the Creek nation reservation, and of that number, how many were the Freedmen allotted? Were there excess land left over? And if so, what became of it?..

    11  Plethora of Black Organizations  - Tim Pinnick
    African American communities were filled with organizations beyond the familiar ones. And your ancestors interacted with them, became members, potentially served in leadership positions, and possibly ..

    12  Re: The Things You Can Find in Black Papers - Tim Pinnick
    I don't know it there is a way to enlarge the image. If you want a copy, I can send a pdf to anybody that contacts me at pinnick.aabooks@gmail.com..

    13  The Things You Can Find in Black Papers  - Tim Pinnick
    This news column from the Freeman dated July 8, 1905, is a glowing example of the wide ranging diversity you can find as a researcher in Black newspaper community columns. If one reads through it, you..

    14  Re: Where Was Your Ancestor's Land Allotment? - Norma
    Posters, just a few Creek freedmen land sold in 1903 and 1904 that I have found: Sam Hardridge - cc#1034 Tullahassee 78.51 acres sold to Mr. William W. Stephenson for $760 Rose Woodward - cc#805 Musko..

    15  Re: DNA Tribe Results - tea brick
    a 2019 update I have picked up 6 more different DNA cousins with ties to modern day Malawi & Most don't share matches with know each other. -t.b...



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