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Joe Hutton/Joe Grayson - Norma
Posters, I think I have an understanding of the two names. Joe Hutton's father was Jim Grayson, but Joe was owned by the Huttons. Apparently Joe was known throughout the Creek nation using both Joe Hu..
Joe Hutton/Joe Grayson - Norma
In my research I find it very hard to distinquish these two Creek freedmen. There is a lot of confusion in my mind trying to consider them as one or separate. I believe there were two Joe Graysons. I ..
Re: 40 acres and a mule - Robert Johnson
Greetings Donald, If you google, "Tulsa's 'Black Wall Street' Flourished as a Self-Contained Hub in Early 1900s" by Alexis Clark I think most of your questions might be answered. Take care! ..
Re: 40 acres and a mule - MARLAND STEEPLES
very good question and one certainly worth looking into! Land allotments were almost always stolen from black participants, unless you were smart enough and not violently coerced, forced to sale and o..
Swift family in Caswell County NC - Maggie Swift
I am searching for information of mulatto or African American Swifts in Caswell County. Specifically David Swift (registered under owner Wesley) who married Louisa. Hoping to find their internment/cem..
Rodslen Brown - Norma
I am so sorry to hear of Rodslen's death. Although I did not know her personally, I can see that she was very much loved and gifted in many areas. I am glad to know that Rodslen became a citizen of th..
Re: 40 acres and a mule - Donald
Eli Grayson posed the question, are any of the articulator asking the source of funds that powered the success of Greenwood. 102 acres of my g-grandfather’s allotment is alongside the Arkansas river..
Afrolumens Project Back Online - George Nagle
The Afrolumens Project, covering African American history in central Pennsylvania, is back online. The main sections cover the period of enslavement, free Blacks, community, organizations, churches, r..
Re: Afrolumens Returns ~ searchable in PA - George Nagle
The Afrolumens Project has moved to a new website address. It is now at http://www.afrolumens.com Note that it is no longer at .org. Thanks! George Nagle, site editor..
Re: Names of Africans on Trail of Tears - Robert Johnson
Greetings, My ancestors were part of the group called "Old Settlers." They left before the major group began their sorrowful march in 1838. Take care! Robert..
Re: Names of Africans on Trail of Tears - Angela Y Walton-Raji
To date there has not been a compiled list of those who were brought along with slave holders on the Trail of Tears. Also note that Terry Ligon has been compiling the names of the enslaved brought wit..
Names of Africans on Trail of Tears - Robert Johnson
Greetings to all, Is there a list of names of Africans (whether enslaved or "free") on the Cherokee Trail of Tears? Thanks! Robert..
Brigham Family - R. Brigham
I am a descendant of Jim Brigham of Neylandville. My uncle George Washington Brigham passed away almost 8 years ago and the last Brigham man from that lineage just passed away 2 years ago. William Eug..
Jason Harris - B.Taylor
I am trying to locate Jason Harris in Wake County, North Carolina. He was born in 1914 and his parents were Robert and Daisy Harris he was seen in 1920 in Marks Creek Township living with his parents ..
Brick Wall - Joan W Oxendine
Unable to find any information on my maternal grandmother, Ella Thomas. Born between 1888 and 1890 in Nashville, Tennessee. Her father's name was William Thomas. Uncertain what her mother's name was, ..