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Re: Negro Drowns in Salt Branch
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It is starting to get even better!!!
Since I wrote that article, Alcina (who is rapidly becoming my newest, bestest friend in the whole wide world!!!) took my cue to look for newspaper articles concerning the murder trial of A.J. Hardy and uncovered another significant article about the trial and my grandfather's role in it.
The writer of the article describes my grandfather as "a powerfully built negro" which warms my heart to know it runs in the family.
I'm convinced that there is a trial transcript and I just got off the phone with a cousin in the area and tasked th
I tell you, and I always tell this to people I meet, when I first began researching my family all I had were a handful of names that I never knew existed and it is amazing how much of a paper trail my ancestors are leaving, just incredible....