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What was happening in Mississippi in the 1870s?
Thu Jul 12, 2018 17:28

That's about the time my mother's granddaddy moved from Mississippi to East Texas. The name was Glover - and real pasty white - but I never learned about their slave holding history.

  • Re: James Welch and the Eastern CherokeeBob Cash, Thu Jul 12 09:24
    Wow! Very interesting, Martha. My ex-wife's husband retired and took up genealogical research as a business and a hobby. My daughters, his step daughters, asked him to help research their... more
    • Wow, Bob, what a post!Martha Fanning, Thu Jul 12 22:23
      Thank you for sharing! That's quite a story! I believe there was a lot more mixing than we have known. I read that one of the Eastern Band Cherokee Welch, a woman, was sold into slavery, but made her ... more
      • The 'French Woman of Keowee' Nani Martha Fanning, Thu Jul 12 23:37
        The 'French Woman of Keowee' Nani - the ancestor of some of the Welch Cherokee, was a Melungeon Cherokee who was sold into slavery in the West Indies.
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