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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,...

Louisiana Cemetery Records Grant to Lincoln Parish

Louisiana Cemetery records are listed by parish then name of cemetery within the Louisiana parish. 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. Louisiana Cemetery Records Acadia to Calcasieu ParishLouisiana Cemetery Records Caldwell to Concordia ParishLouisiana Cemetery Records Desoto to Franklin ParishLouisiana Cemetery Records Grant to Lincoln ParishLouisiana Cemetery Records Pointe Coupe to Richland ParishLouisiana Cemetery Records Sabine to St. Helena ParishLouisiana Cemetery Records St. James to St. Tammany ParishLouisiana Cemetery Records Tangipahoa ParishLouisiana Cemetery Records Tensas ParishLouisiana Cemetery Records Winn ParishLouisiana Cemetery Records: Livingston – Natchitoches ParishesLouisiana Cemetery Transcriptions, Natchitoches to Plaquemines ParishLouisiana Cemetery Transcriptions, Terrebonne to West Feliciana Grant Parish Following Cemeteries (hosted At Grant Parish, Louisiana Tombstone Transcription Project) List of Grant Parish Cemeteries Aloha (St. Rose) Cemetery Brady Cemetery Coleman Cemetery Corbett Family Cemetery Frazier Cemetery French Cemetery Georgetown Cemetery Hebron Cemetery Corbett Burials Kimbrel Cemetery Lasyone Cemetery LeMoine Cemetery Lincecum Cemetery Gilly G. LeMoine, Sr. Cemetery Liberty Chapel Cemetery Mt Zion Cemetery Winn-Grant Parish Line New Salem Church Cemetery Winn-Grant Parish Line Patrick West Cemetery Rochell Cemetery Slayter Cemetery Springhill Cemetery Starks / Five Forks Cemetery Tyson/Tison/Melton Cemetery Tyson/Tison/Melton Cemetery Unnamed Cemetery Zion Cemetery Zion Baptist Church Cemetery Iberia Parish Richardson Family Cemetery (hosted At Iberia Parish, Louisiana Tombstone Transcription Project) Iberville Parish Following Cemeteries (hosted At Iberville Parish, Louisiana Tombstone Transcription Project) Protestant Cemetery St. John Cemetery Jackson Parish Following Cemeteries (hosted At Jackson Parish, Louisiana Tombstone Transcription Project) List of Cemeteries Antioch Cemetery Bethyl Cemetery Brooklyn Cemetery Bryan Cemetery #2 Cartwright Baptist Church Cemetery...

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