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Slave Narrative of Allen V. Manning

Person Interviewed: Allen V. Manning Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma Place of Birth: Clarke County Mississippi Date of Birth: 1850 Age: 87 Occupation: Sells Milk I always been somewhar in the South, mostly in Texas when I was a young man, and of course us Negroes never got much of a show in court matters, but I reckon if I had of had the chance to set on a jury I would of made a mighty poor out at it. No sir. I jest can’t set in judgement on nobody, ’cause I learned when I was jest a little boy that good people and bad people, makes no difference which, jest keep on living and doing like they been taught, and I jest can’t seen to blame them none for what they do iffen they been taught that way. I was born in slavery, and I belonged to a Baptist preacher. Until I was fifteen years old I was taught that I was his own chattel-property, and he could do with me like he wanted to, but he had been taught that way too, and we both believed it. I never did hold nothing against him for being hard on Negroes sometimes, and I don’t think I ever would of had any trouble even if I had of growed up and died in slavery. The young Negroes don’t know nothing ’bout that today, and lots of them are rising up and amounting to something, and all us Negroes is proud of them. You see, it’s because they been taught that they got as good a show to be something as anybody,...

Bosque County, Texas Cemetery Records

Most of these are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. The following cemetery transcriptions and photos can be found at Bandera County, Texas GenWeb. Acuff Cemetery Allen Bend Cemetery Andrew’s Chapel Cemetery Arnold Cemetery Barry Cemetery Barton Cemetery Bismarck Cemetery Blackwell Cemetery Bob Hill Cemetery Boggy Cemetery Brazos Point Cemetery Cedar Break Cemetery Cedron Cemetery Centerpoint Cemetery Chase Cemetery Clifton Cemetery Clifton Memorial Park Cole Cemetery Coon Creek Cemetery Cooper Cemetery Cove Springs Cemetery Cranfill Family Cemetery Cranfills Gap Cemetery Culpepper Cemetery Cunningham Cemetery Cureton Cemetery Davis Cemetery Dees Cemetery Dell Cemetery Dennis Cemetery Eakin-Evans Cemetery Eubank-Griffin Cemetery Everett-Bass Cemetery Felzer Cemetery Flag Branch Cemetery Flanary Cemetery Fossett Cemetery Foster Cemetery Fulton Cemetery Gary Cemetery Glass Cemetery Goodall Cemetery Gordon Cemetery Hanna Cemetery Harvick Cemetery Hester-Williamson Cemetery Hill-Long Cemetery Hill Creek Cemetery Hillcrest Cemetery Holder Cemetery Johnson Grave Kanz Cemetery Kimball/Kimbell Cemetery Knowles Cemetery Kopperl Cemetery Lane’s Chapel Cemetery Looney-Spencer Cemetery Lumpkin Cemetery Main Cemetery Marland (Graves) Cemetery Martin Cemetery McCandless Cemetery McCullough Cemetery McKissick Cemetery Meridian Cemeter Milton Cole Family Cemetery Mitchell Cemetery Morgan Cemetery New Iredell Cemetery Norse Cemetery Norway Mills Cemetery Oak Grove Cemetery Old Valley Mills Cemetery Oswald Cemetery Our Savior’s Lutheran Cemetery Parks on Turner Ranch/Road Pearce Cemetery Pogue Cemetery Pollen Cemetery Pool/Poole Cemetery Post Oak Cemetery Poston-Odle Cemetery Powell Cemetery Prairie Valley Cemetery Preston-McMurray Cemetery R.B. Camp Ranch Cemetery Riverside Cemetery Rock Church Cemetery Rock Springs Cemetery Russell-French Cemetery Russell Cemetery Sadler Cemetery Scrutchfield Cemetery Shuler Cemetery Smith-Bends Coon Creek Cemetery Smith-Pitts Cemetery Smith Cemetery Smith Family...

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