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200 years, tracing Black Brooks family to Irish Servant

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D J Thornton
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200 years, tracing Black Brooks family to Irish Servant

Postby D J Thornton » Fri Dec 08, 2017 1:23 am

Unusual tracing Black Family by name to before 1850

http://www.shelbystar.com/20140226/fami ... /302269820

Sarah’s mother, Elizabeth Brooks, was a white woman, a former indentured servant who paid for her voyage from Ireland to Maryland with her servitude. While in Baltimore, Elizabeth met a black man. That man became Sarah’s father.

D J Thornton
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Re: 200 years, tracing Black Brooks family to Irish Servant

Postby D J Thornton » Fri Dec 08, 2017 1:32 am

Then this photos A Black woman marries a white man removing to MO pre- Civil War.She listed on the census as White, and he children listed as White.
Interesting
https://mulattodiaries.com/2010/06/21/b ... -children/


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