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    1  [SURINAME] Mateen - tea brick
    Greetings, looking for information on the name Mateen, changed to Martin or Marten migrated from Sipalwini to New York. t.b...

    2  Re: My last name is mighty - Jordan Mighty
    Hello, my grandfather in Linval Mighty who immigrated from Kingston, Jamaica to Chicago, Illinois. I'm 16 years old and I'm pretty sure we're all connected somehow..

    3  Joe Hutton/Joe Grayson - Norma
    Posters, I think I have an understanding of the two names. Joe Hutton's father was Jim Grayson, but Joe was owned by the Huttons. Apparently Joe was known throughout the Creek nation using both Joe Hu..

    4  Joe Hutton/Joe Grayson - Norma
    In my research I find it very hard to distinquish these two Creek freedmen. There is a lot of confusion in my mind trying to consider them as one or separate. I believe there were two Joe Graysons. I ..

    5  Re: 40 acres and a mule - Robert Johnson
    Greetings Donald, If you google, "Tulsa's 'Black Wall Street' Flourished as a Self-Contained Hub in Early 1900s" by Alexis Clark I think most of your questions might be answered. Take care! ..

    6  Re: 40 acres and a mule - MARLAND STEEPLES
    very good question and one certainly worth looking into! Land allotments were almost always stolen from black participants, unless you were smart enough and not violently coerced, forced to sale and o..

    7  Swift family in Caswell County NC - Maggie Swift
    I am searching for information of mulatto or African American Swifts in Caswell County. Specifically David Swift (registered under owner Wesley) who married Louisa. Hoping to find their internment/cem..

    8  Rodslen Brown - Norma
    I am so sorry to hear of Rodslen's death. Although I did not know her personally, I can see that she was very much loved and gifted in many areas. I am glad to know that Rodslen became a citizen of th..

    9  Re: 40 acres and a mule - Donald
    Eli Grayson posed the question, are any of the articulator asking the source of funds that powered the success of Greenwood. 102 acres of my g-grandfather’s allotment is alongside the Arkansas river..

    10  Afrolumens Project Back Online  - George Nagle
    The Afrolumens Project, covering African American history in central Pennsylvania, is back online. The main sections cover the period of enslavement, free Blacks, community, organizations, churches, r..

    11  Re: Afrolumens Returns ~ searchable in PA  - George Nagle
    The Afrolumens Project has moved to a new website address. It is now at http://www.afrolumens.com Note that it is no longer at .org. Thanks! George Nagle, site editor..

    12  Re: Names of Africans on Trail of Tears - Robert Johnson
    Greetings, My ancestors were part of the group called "Old Settlers." They left before the major group began their sorrowful march in 1838. Take care! Robert..

    13  Re: Names of Africans on Trail of Tears - Angela Y Walton-Raji
    To date there has not been a compiled list of those who were brought along with slave holders on the Trail of Tears. Also note that Terry Ligon has been compiling the names of the enslaved brought wit..

    14  Names of Africans on Trail of Tears - Robert Johnson
    Greetings to all, Is there a list of names of Africans (whether enslaved or "free") on the Cherokee Trail of Tears? Thanks! Robert..

    15  Brigham Family - R. Brigham
    I am a descendant of Jim Brigham of Neylandville. My uncle George Washington Brigham passed away almost 8 years ago and the last Brigham man from that lineage just passed away 2 years ago. William Eug..



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