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    1  Re: Drake Family-Paul H. - Barbara Ellison
    Hi..It's active enough that I was notified of your message. Ill send you an email.....

    2  Re: Drake Family-Paul H. - David Drake
    Barbara is this thread still active? I have a question for you or we can use email. Are you on FB also. Thanks David..

    3  BLAND,Sr,Edward O,1860,Chesterfield,VA,Owner,John - jcochisa8
    4  Re: Some Did Chose To Return To Slavery - vkn
    Interesting Reading about The West Family from The Root It is 1857, and Kanye, a carpenter, has finally saved up enough money to buy his freedom from Massa West. Trouble is, he has to leave his wife, ..

    5  Re: "Freetown" in Brunswick Co., VA in 1810 - vkn
    I am not certain if this applies to your James family, I recall a program on former Philly ABC news reporter Denise James having Virginia roots, that most likely tied to Jamaica. Will take a look and ..

    6  Re: "Freetown" in Brunswick Co., VA in 1810 - louis
    Hopefully you can respond... None of the family elders have referenced the area as such, however while researching my Roberts (Robards/Robeiro) line I noticed the pattern of FPC near the river. Report..

    7  Re: Woodlawn Plantation Brinkleyville,Halifax, NC - RONI DANIEL
    i believe that my family, Daniel's, came from this place. my great great grand father, a mulato, a mule which is cross bred with a donkey to make a mule, not the point. great great gran father and his..

    8  Some Did Chose To Return To Slavery  - Vicky Daviss Mitchell
    Interesting Reading about The West Family from The Root It is 1857, and Kanye, a carpenter, has finally saved up enough money to buy his freedom from Massa West. Trouble is, he has to leave his wife, ..

    9  BLAND,Edward,Elizabeth City Co, VA, 1867  - jcochisa8
    June, 3-67 Lewella Hollman -- } Assault & Battery Edward Bland -- } Last night dfdt & wife quarreled. Dfdt was beating his wife. Plntff interfered to save wife. Dfdt struck her three times with axe ha..

    10  Joseph Humphries of SC and Mass - TF
    See writings of John Quincy Adams Vol 12 Sept 2, 1845 p,211 Adams met Joseph Humphries a freeman who could read and write and by profession a tailor who found he could not live in Charleston SC; he wa..

    11  Mother's Day Talk  - Vicky Daviss Mitchell
    Not a day goes by that I do not think of you And I am more than sure that Bruce does too We know with all our heart You wanted to stay and not leave us But time!..

    12  Ancestors of Andrew Washington (abt 1861) - Katy Higgins
    I recently began doing research on my family history and have come across a few ancestors that owned slaves. One census from 1880 showed that my 3rd Great-Grandfather, Joseph McKinney of South Carolin..

    13  Re: Oklahoma City "Black Dispatch" Online - Vicky Daviss Mitchell
    Thanks Ron for the heads up....I love reading these old newspapers...

    14  Re: [BARBADOS] Brewster Family History - JamBajan
    Hello, I'm reviving this thread. I'm also the descendant of the Brewster's from Christ Church, Barbados. My set specifically lived in Gibbons which is, I believe, the name of the area and plantation t..

    15  BLAND slaves; Chesterfield Co, VA,pre-1887. - jcochisa8
    Hi All! Researching specifically, Edward Osbern BLAND, Sr., Oct 1860/61, Manchester, Chesterfield, VA - 22 Jan 1921, Clinton, Vermillion, IN). This is my first attempt at researching VA slaves. Edward..



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