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Re: Generations from Slavery ?
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The likely slave owner maybe Elizabeth Colclough--She had about 468 slaves. If you are familiar with the family names from that area it appears that we all came form the same location--I can trace my family names to Jenkins and Capers--I beleive both family names are still there and through 140 years of intermarraige we are all related. We have an oral tradiot in our family that we came off The Colclough plantation. There may have been more than one plantation. I saw on the internet that there is still and old mansion house off off 441 and rd 43. I live in Virginia now and am not able to get there like I would like. For some reason our family names have no relation ship to our slave owners????--

good Luck in your pursuit. Unless some slave owners have records we are stuch at 1870. It appears that most came out of slavery with families intact

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18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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