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Re: Found her Birth family on Facebook - Regina
Thanks Ms. Vicky. More and more states are passing bills to allow adoptees to get access to their original birth certificates and that is making things so much easier. DNA is also playing a big part i..
Re: Where are Freedmen DNA testers - marland steeples
Wow wonderful! well that is great, you have my email, firstname.lastname@example.org. Let compare trees and see where we connect. Who is your sister by the way? I look forward to hearing from you! Marland..
How Many Freedmen Were There? - Angela Y Walton Raji
Someone asked me recently if the numbers of Freedmen were so small, if that would explain why there is so little information. I have become interested in the size of the population also, and recently ..
Re: Found her Birth family on Facebook - Vicky Daviss Mitchell
Very heart warming story. I thank you for sharing Regina, and a triple double thanks for all you do as you help those find their families...
Found her Birth family on Facebook - Regina
"LeiLoni Lee grew up in a happy, loving home. She was the first daughter after a string of four boys. A little sister came a few years later. A natural athlete, she excelled in basketball, volleyball,..
10 Steps to Birthfamily Searching - Regina
Find Your Birthmother? Find Your Adopted Child? What You Need to Know if Adopted and Searching for Birth Parents Here are 10 steps you need to know when searching for your birth family. Check them out..
Re: Where are Freedmen DNA testers - Bobby Shoulds
Marland, I see you're matching my sister and I on gedmatch. I'm also matching you on Ancestry. Although we're Choctaw Freedmen descendants it appears you're matching on my maternal which is non IT rel..
Re: Surname Portee - Khalilah asbury
My mother name is Arica Portee her father(my grandpa ) name is ramon portee and his father clifford portee.. we reside in Decatur Illinois. We also share native american features. I would really love ..
Re: Descendants of Henry W. Compton ? - Robert Perry
Edra, I may be too late, but I am a descendant of the biracial Compton family. My family and I live in Nashville and my father spent a great deal of his childhood on Tyne Boulevard and Hillsboro Pike...
Media Village Is Built on Mass Slaves Graves - tea brick
The Media Village at the Rio Olympics Is Built on a Mass Grave of Slaves When journalists show up en masse in Rio de Janeiro to cover the Summer Olympics next month, many will stay in the Barra Media ..
Re: Goins-Ailstocks - tea brick
_new matches, similar named relatives in common, on the side (with the S.Tail Family) with the surnames Friend (3) & a Bokavar. As usual these people, have more than 2 or 3 names or very long names so..
Re: Citizenship - Brad Littlejohn
Norma, this is going to be a bit long, but worth it in my opinion, as it had me learning quite a bit while reading through the Treaties of 1866 of the Five Civilized Tribes. With that, here we go. No,..
Re: Adaline WRIGHT - vkn
Howdy: Will take a search/see to find what might turn up from a Smith County map. Have you found birth information and followed events in lives of the sons? The more you share; the more we can help yo..
Re: Citizenship - Norma
No, history cannot be changed. My question to you is can changing constitutions change the meaning of the 1866 treaty? The requirements for citizenship HAS changed since the writing of the treaty. Acc..
Adaline WRIGHT - Juanita Wheeler
I am trying to put the icing on the cake for an Adaline WRIGHT who was born abt. 1857 in TX. She is on the 1880 census in Smith Co TX with family Bryant Wright. It doesn't state how she is related to ..