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Re: ATTENTION NORTH CAROLINA RESEARCHERS!

How about looking at the people in the neighborhood, on the census sheets you found him, tracing them backwards. Sometimes families stayed close by, or there was a marriage between the families. Remember each year there was a different census taker. They spelled southern names the way THEY THOUGHT the person was pronoucing it. Black people weren't allowed to know how to read and write for a very long time. In the 1900's, is mainly when x-slaves children went to some type of school.


18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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