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Kinfolks: Falling Off the Family Tree - The Search for My Melungeon Ancestors

Kinfolks: Falling Off the Family Tree - The Search for My Melungeon Ancestors

Bracey Y-DNA Project - direct-line male BRACEY family history - directed by Dr John Clement, Edgmond, Newport, Shropshire, UK.

Bracey Y-DNA Project - direct-line male BRACEY family history - directed by Dr…

This printable ten-generation family tree fits on two pages and can be used to trace ancestry or descendants. Free to download and print

This printable ten-generation family tree fits on two pages and can be used to trace ancestry or descendants.

cM length and false positive matches in Genetic Genealogy

Reducing Pervasive False-Positive Identical-by-Descent Segments Detected by Large-Scale Pedigree Analysis

Melungeon Woman 3

As one of Applachia's "little races" (tri-racial isolates) Melungeons were the victims of prejudice, myth, and mountain lore. Many believed them to be "devil fired" and "witchy." Melungeon was seen as a derogatory term as late as the

Melungeons a tri-racial (white, black, and American Indian) community in Appalachia — Virginia and Tennessee. #history @hpman

Melungeons

I have Melungeon ancestry on my maternal side, Melungeons are an obscure tri-racial (white, black, and American Indian) community in Appalachia — Virginia and Tennessee.

Inspired by a true story, My Mother’s Secret is a captivating and ultimately uplifting tale intertwining the lives of two Jewish families in hiding from the Nazis, a fleeing German soldier, and the mother and daughter who team up to save them all.   Franciszka and her daughter, Helena, are simple, ordinary people…until 1939, when the Nazis invade their homeland. Providing shelter to Jews in Nazi-occupied Poland is a death

My Mother’s Secret, inspired by a true story, is a captivating and ultimately uplifting tale intertwining the lives of two Jewish families in hiding from the Nazis, a fleeing German soldier, and the mother and daughter who team up to save them all.

Beginning in the early 1800s, or possibly before, the term Melungeon (meh-LUN’-jun) was applied as a slur to a group of about 40 families along the Tennessee-Virginia border. But it has since become a catch-all phrase for a number of groups of mysterious mixed-race ancestry..

Of Melungeons and Other Historical Mysteries

Melrose Plantation ~ Along the Cane River between Alexandria and Natchitoches, Louisiana

Beautiful, classic deep South home. Beautiful Southern centuries old trees. :-) Adore the trees in the front yard.

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