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Andy Shade 1870/William Shade 1880
In Response To: Former slaves,FPOC named Shade(NC) ()
Hereís what I found based on the limited information you posted.
1870-NC-Burke-Silver Creek-Page 392B:
Shade, Andy 27 m black r r hand nc
1880-NC-Burke-Silver Creek-Page 307C:
William Shade self m male black 27 nc nc nc
Itís likely that William is yours (b. ca 1853) more so than Andy. Itís not likely that William is this Andyís (b. ca. 1843) son.
Hopefully this will lead to something.