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It is wonderful to see the members growing in this group. Perhaps this is a chance for us to check in and get to meet each other---so it's time for a Roll Call.
Indicate your name, the surnames you research, and your special genealogical areas of focus.

I will start it off:

My name: I am Angela Walton-Raji
Surnames: Walton, Bass, Young, Martin, Dollarhide, Bryant, Barr, Gamble (Gambrell), Houston, Talkington, Perry
Geographic Interest: Arkansas, Oklahoma, Mississipi, Tennessee
Research specialties:. African American, Afr-Native American, US Colored Troops, Freedman's Bureau
African-NativeAmerican Genealogy Website
African Roots Podcast
Arkansas Freedmen
Choctaw & Chickasaw Freedmen

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My name: Felicia Addison
Surnames: Addison, Thomas, Patterson, James, LaBauve, Johnson, Mills, McCoy
Geographic Interest: Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Virginia, West Virginia
Research Specialties: African-American
My name: Mavis Jones
Surnames: Hosch, Pierce, White, Rome, Stoval, Henry / Henyard / Hillard, Jones, Everett, Ewell
Geographic Interest Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina
Georgia Black Crackers
Conversations with My Ancestors

I started researching my family in the late 80s / early 90s. Earlier this year, I came off a 10 year break.
My name: Richard Bynum
Surnames & Geographic Interest:
Name - Soundex - Qty - Date Range - State
BATEY - B300 - 15 - 1848 to 1912 - TN
BRADFORD - B631 - 13 - 1876 to 1929 - TN
BROWN - B650 - 89 - 1829 to 1989 - TN
BYNUM - B550 - 85 - 1818 to 2007 FL, SC
COLEMAN - C455 - 21 - 1815 to 1949 - TN
CRUTCHER - C632 - 8 - 1902 - TN
GRAHAM - G650 - 12 - 1805 to 1898 - FL
KIMBRO - K516 - 8 - 1845 to 1884 TN, TX
MURFREE M616 5 1833 - 1878 - TN
NATTIEL - N340 - 10 - 1927 to 1952 - FL
POSEY - P200 - 9 - 1883 to 1909 - TN
ROSS - R200 - 15 - 1825 to 1909 - TN
SMITH - S530 - 20 - 1851 to 1909 - TN

My Timeless Reunion
My Name: Deborah Coleman
Surnames: Collins, Todd, Moore, Willis, Jeffries, Coleman, Sanders
Location: Alabama
Researching 20+ years.

Surnames: Bunch, Forbes
Location: Virginia, North Carolina
Researching 7 years
My name: I am Jean M. Hyde
Surnames: Hyde Feemster, Spann, Bryant, Shanklin, Williams, Dancy, Brookshire, Harmon, Dew, Pippins, Jones
Geographic Interest:Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama, Mississippi, Illinois, Missouri, Virginia,
Research specialties: African Americans
Hello Jean!
I have Spann's from Ga according to the census and the 1867 Voter Roll in Harrison County Texas. As of now , I have no indication of the Ga County. My Wade Spann's mother was Agustus/Gustie born in South Carolina.
My Name: Miriam Bailey
Surnames: Sims, Dawson, Shelton, Bradshaw, Bailey
Geographic Interest: Georgia Counties of: Jefferson, Warren, Glascock, McDuffie
Research Specialities: No specialties because I'm fairly new at this (about 2 years), but my interests are Enslavement, African and Indian Descent, and slave ships

Hi  My name is Howarette Lyons.  My father is Howard Lyons.  He was born in New York, NY.  He was raised by his uncle Madison Alston.. I am trying to find his uncles and his aunts one of which is his mother.  They lived in Butterwood, Halifax, NC.  Can you help.


Hi, my name is Vicky Daviss Mitchell
Surnames: Daviss/Davis, Burks, Taylor, Sims, Pierce, Dickerson/Dixon,Spann,Cooper,Jefferson,Williams,Ware,Tolbert,Tolliver,Norris, Mitchell, Holmes
Geographic Interest: Texas, North Carolina, Kentucky, Alabama,Oklahoma,Georgia,Va, Ark
Research specialties: African American
Websites: Family
My Name: Andrea McDonald (aka Andie Mack)
Surnames: Arthur, Bassett, Cornish, Crippen or Crispen, Farmer, Handy, James, Jones, Mathews, Reason, Richardson, Saddler, Still, White, Williams
Geographic Interest: New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia
Research Interests:. African ancestored research in the southern NJ counties, African/African American cemeteries, Free people of color, slavery in NJ, fugitive slaves, military research (Revolutionary and Civil Wars).
Surnames: Moore, Burney, Odom, Grant, Darden, Hawkins, Morrison, Williams, Griggs, Gant(t), Cobb, McGarity
Geographic areas: The following GA counties: Jasper, Putnam, Monroe, Henry, Butts, Elbert, Stephens
M. Henson

Surnames: Adams, Armstrong, Bunkley, Brumley, Bronson, Cannon, Etheridge, Ferrell, Henson, Holland, Lanier, Mitchell, Revels, Robertson, Seale, Simon, Walker, Weems

Geographic Interest: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee, Texas

Research Specialties: African American





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