Category Archives: Flamer

Corrine Cora Flamer

  When Cora Flamer was born on May 12, 1892, her father, James, was 45, and her mother, Sarah Sparks, was 37. 1900, Cora and her family resided in Queenstown, Queen Anne’s Maryland. Her father James was a farm laborer … Continue reading

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FREE MIXED-RACE CHILDREN OF WHITE WOMEN LISTED IN INVENTORIES OF MARYLAND

FREE AFRICAN AMERICANS OF MARYLAND AND DELAWARE by Paul Heinegg stated that        ” During the colonial period in Maryland and Delaware: Over 600 free, mixed-race children were born to white women by African-American men. Fewer owned land than did their counterparts in … Continue reading

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Caroline County Maryland, Certificates of Freedom, 1827-1857

Volume 834, Page 352 To Capt.n Joseph Richardson Clerk of Caroline County Court The undersigned a free negro of Caroline County wishing to visit Philadelphia for the purpose of seeing his brother and sister   By an Act of Assembly of this … Continue reading

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ETHNIC INTERMARRIAGE IN COLONIAL AMERICA

Excerpts from Malungu: The African Origin of the American Melungeons from Tim Hashaw Mixed descendants of the first African-Americans entered all walks of life. Many are world famous. Among the offspring of colonial-era Angolan Americans; the mother of Abraham Lincoln … Continue reading

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Excerpts from Malungu: The African Origin of the American Melungeons

Excerpts from MALUNGU: The African Origin of the American Melungeons by Tim Hashaw 1. The very first black ancestors of Melungeons appeared in tidewater Virginia, not in the 18th century, but in 1619. 2. Not one single Melungeon family can … Continue reading

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15 Minutes of Fame of Wilson Downes, Flamer, Cephas

CAROLINE COUNTY MARYLAND, DOWNES 15 MINUTES OF FAME DECEMBER 16, 2013 THESPARKLE84 1 COMMENT EDIT                 Afro  American Newspaper Jan 8,1927 Community section article of Ridgely, Maryland Replanted Zion M.E church, Rev. J. H. Stevenson, pastor. On … Continue reading

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