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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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Map of 1820 United States

Map of 1820 United States Courtesy of Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum

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New Kids On The Blog AAGSAR

To Our Ancestors, … we stand before you now, your living legacy, the flesh and blood of our collective dreaming, and we realize with a knowing deeper than the flow of human blood in human veins that we are part of … Continue reading

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Achilles Acree

Subject: Achilles Acree Born:  In Virginia, United States Question: Are there two Achilles Acree in Caroline County? 1809 Caroline County Virginia                                         … Continue reading

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“America’s Oldest Negro Coummunity” “Gouldtown traces it’s history back 250 years…”

Gouldtown New Jersey has been called the oldest colored settlement in America, 40 miles from Philadelphia Pennsylvania Ebony, Feb 1952 and courtesy of Lishia Durham Heard and D. Robert Dunn

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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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Pauline (Acree) Vinson

According to 23andme DNA,  Pauline Acree Vinson, is related to me, as my 3rd to 6th cousin. Pauline’s father George Washington Acree born about 1884 in Wormington Tennessee. Grandfather John H. Acree born about 1842 in Tennessee. Great grandfather Uriah Acree born 2 December 1800 in Virginia. … Continue reading

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King and Queen County, Virginia

I was in high school and my first impromptu interview about my ancestors was with my paternal grandmother Mary Grace Acree Downes. We were in her sitting room and I started to ask her questions. I don’t remember how it came up, but … Continue reading

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