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African Roots Podcast

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"I was adopted and am at a lost end. I am trying to find parents for my paternal and maternal grandfathers that were both mulatto. Ed or Edward Miller born abt 1864 in Mississippi. Perhaps Tunica MS Frank Williams born 1892 Madison County,…"
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Native American Genealogy Overview

"Hi   u  didnt  mention  mission  church  records   ,,,thanks  "
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"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…"
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An overview to the process of documenting ancestors who had Native American Genealogy. This provides information about the basic documents to use to document...
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Marion Woodfork Simmons replied to Angela Walton-Raji's discussion Researchers Roll Call--Check In in the group African Ancestored Genealogy
"My name: Marion Woodfork Simmons Surnames:  Woolfolk, Woodfolk, Woodfork, Lewis, Hawkins, Shakespeare Herbert, Geographic Interest:  Caroline County, Virginia and St. Mary's County, Maryland Research specialties:Caroline…"
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"My Name:Sultana Hasan Surnames: Wadler, Walker, Harris, Mason, Phipps, Epps, Potts Geographic Interests: Virginia; the counties of Sussex, Greensville, Mecklenburg, Brunwick...  "
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What surnames are you interested in researching?
Walton, Bass, Young, Martin, Dollarhide, Gambril, Bryant
What countries and other locations are you interested in researching?
USA-Ark-Okla-Tenn-Miss
What is your level of genealogy knowledge?
Professional Genealogist
If you are a genealogy expert, what are your specialties?
Oklahoma Freedmen
Civil War-US Colored Troops
Cemetery Preservation
Community History
For what reason did you start genealogy research?
Knowledge of family history.
Do you have a genealogy website or blog?
http://africanrootspodcast.com

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At 7:52pm on April 27, 2013, Sandra T Wilson said…
I was adopted and am at a lost end. I am trying to find parents for my paternal and maternal grandfathers that were both mulatto.
Ed or Edward Miller born abt 1864 in Mississippi. Perhaps Tunica MS
Frank Williams born 1892 Madison County, Virginia
It looks because I have birth dates it would be easy. Ed Miller raised family in Kansas. He was 30 years older than his wife. They had 13 kids.
Frank Williams spent most adult life in Brooklyn NY
Anyone with info contact me. Thanks!
Sandra
At 7:39pm on May 13, 2010, Stephanie Abrams said…
Angela,
I was searching MS marriages and came across the word "griff" describing the color of persons who were "African American". This was something new. I googled the word and came across to different descriptions or definitions. one was from and article writtemn by Walter Johnson. In the Journal of American History,"The Slave Trader, the Whit slave, and the politics of Racial Determination in the 1850's. June 2000. Stating that they described slaves for example, "the griff colored boy", or "not black", "nor mulatto". another found in freedmen page states griff as " one black parent and one mulatto parent". I also found the word griff as "the lightest color". Can you elaborate on the word or do you know why the word was used at all. I look up the definition in the Oxford English Dictionary and found many definitions.Walter Johnson The Slave Trader, the White Slave, and the Politics of Racial Determination in the 1850s The Journal of American History, 87_1 The History Cooperative.mht
At 1:30pm on October 6, 2009, Miriam Bailey said…
Thanks Angela,

I will be sure to join the groups you suggested.
At 9:06am on September 5, 2009, Lisa B. Lee said…
Angela;

I just listened to your Podcast ... literally, tears are running down my face. Your explanation of my site is superb, but what touches me more is that you GET IT. You fully understand what I'm trying to do, and this warms my heart to no end. To listen to this Podcast makes me know that I'm doing the right thing. Thank you, thank you, thank you.

Oh, and, of course, you get a free tote bag ... email me your mailing address to Lisa@GotGenealogy.com.

One of these days, we'll meet in the flesh. Financial concerns this year prevented my attending many functions, but I'll try to meet you at the FGS next year. Again, my sincere thanks.
At 2:21pm on August 30, 2009, msualumni said…
How in the world did I not see that we weren't friends on here? That is insane!!!!! Angela--my class at HCC starts on Sep. 15. (6 weeks, non-credit)....
At 11:34am on July 14, 2009, Rochelle E. Coslow-Robinson said…
Thank you for allowing me to be apart!
At 9:38pm on July 13, 2009, CHASTITY said…
Hey, I had never heard of this type of art either. I thought it was interesting. Hope we can chat about our Young surname soon.
At 9:37pm on July 12, 2009, CHASTITY said…
Hello Angela! Welcome to GenealogyWise. I am also interested in the Young surname.
At 12:25pm on July 11, 2009, E.Veronica Pace said…
I'm having a hard time keeping up with you!
At 9:42pm on July 10, 2009, Margaretann said…
Hi Angela. My tie to Tippah is a JAMES family. My direct ancestor didn't stay too long, moved to Tishomingo (now Alcorn) about 1861. I did have an ancestor join Falkner's (7th MS) Cavalry during the civil War. He didn't stay too long either. He lived in the most southeastern part of Hardeman County, TN so I guess it was easier to join a Tippah County unit. I have ties in Alcorn, Tishomingo and I'm sure they scoot on into Tippah too.
 
 
 

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