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    1  Re: 4th of July & Your Earliest Ancestor ?  - Art Thomas
    My earliest documented ancestor of African origin is Betty/Bess, who was enslaved by the family of R..

    2  Re: 4th of July & Your Earliest Ancestor ? - Audrey Battiste
    I am sure that my earliest ancestor thought about the 4th simply as a day off from the drudgery, if ..

    3  Re: Devereux Slave Community, Texas - D F
    Robert b. 1855 Mulatto m. Dicey Ann Daniels; Rosa, daughter b. 1873 listed in 1880 and 1900 Rusk Cou..

    4  Re: 4th of July & Caroline Slater - vkn
    I find a Caroline and perhaps her 4 children listed on an 1839 intestate inventory of the deceased J..

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