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Slave Narrative of Anna Baker

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Interviewer: Mrs. Richard Kolb Person Interviewed: Anna Baker Location: Aberdeen, Mississippi Age: 80 Anna Baker, 80-year old ex-slave, is tall and well built. She is what the Negroes term a “high brown.” Her high forehead and prominent cheek bones indicate that there is a strain of other than the pure African in her blood. She is in fair health. “Lemme see how old I is. Well, I tells you jus’ lak I tol’ dat Home Loan man what was here las’ week. I ‘members a pow’ful lot ’bout slavery times an’ ’bout ‘fore surrender. I know I was a right smart size den, so’s ‘cording to dat I mus’ be ‘roun’ ’bout eighty year old. I aint sho’ ’bout dat an’ I don’t want to tell no untruth. I know I was right smart size ‘fore de surrender, as I was a-sayin’, ’cause I ‘members Marster comin’ down de road past de house. When I’d see ‘im ‘way off I’d run to de gate an’ start singin’ dis song to ‘im: ‘Here come de marster, root toot too! Here come Marster, comin’ my way! Howdy, Marster, howdy do! What you gwine a-bring from town today?’ Dat would mos’ nigh tickle him to death an’ he’d say, ‘Loosahna (dat was his pet name for me) what you...

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Biography of Quitman U. Newell, M. D.

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Dr. Quitman U. Newell, gynecologist and obstetrician, has followed the tendency of the age. toward specialization and in this branch of the profession has developed wide capability and power, bringing him to a prominent position in the ranks of the medical fraternity in St. Louis. He was born in Whistler, Mobile county, Alabama, June 14, 1886, and is a son of William H. and Minerva A. (Thompson) Newell. The father, a native of Louisiana, belonged to one of the old families of New York of Scotch-Irish descent. He became a pattern-maker by trade and had long followed that pursuit. His people removed from the Empire state to Alabama during the period of the Civil war and William H. Newell continued a resident of the south until his death, which occurred June 13, 1919, when he was sixty-nine years of age. His wife, a native of Mississippi, was of English lineage. She is living at the age of sixty-nine years, making her home in Whistler, Alabama. Dr. Newell, who was the seventh in order of birth in a family of four sons and five daughters, obtained a public school education in his native city and afterward entered Barton Academy at Mobile, while later he began preparation for his professional career as a student in the medical department...

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Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Census Records

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now   1830 Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Census Free 1830 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial  1830 Tuscaloosa County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems $ Hosted at Tuscaloosa County ALGenWeb 1830 Tuscaloosa County Census Hosted at Tracking Your Roots 1830 Tuscaloosa Co., AL Census (pdf) Hosted at Census Guide 1830 U.S. Census Guide 1840 Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Census Free 1840 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial  1840 Tuscaloosa County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems $ Hosted at Census Guide 1840 U.S. Census Guide 1850 Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Census Free 1850 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial  1850 Tuscaloosa County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems $ Hosted at Tuscaloosa County, Alabama USGenWeb Archives Project Tuscaloosa County, Alabama: 1850 Census Index 1850 Federal Census Tuscaloosa County, Alabama 1850 Federal Census Tuscaloosa County, Alabama 1850 Federal Census Tuscaloosa County, Alabama 1850 Federal Census Tuscaloosa County, Alabama (Partial) Hosted at Census Guide 1850 U.S. Census Guide 1860 Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Census Free 1860 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial  1860 Tuscaloosa County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems $ Hosted at Tuscaloosa County,...

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Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Cemetery Records

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Most of these cemetery listings are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Tuscaloosa County Hosted at Tuscaloosa County, USGenWeb Archives Project Coaling Cemetery, Coaling, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Enterprise Baptist Church Cemetery, Cedar Cove, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Flatwoods Baptist Cemetery, Tuscaloosa, Alabama Friendship Baptist Cemetery, Brookwood, Tuscaloosa County, Al Grants Creek Cemetery, Old Section #1, Tuscaloosa, Alabama Grants Creek Cemetery. Old Section #2, Tuscaloosa, Alabama Grants Creek Cemetery. Old Section #3, Tuscaloosa, Alabama Mount Olive Baptist Church Cemetery, Tuscaloosa, Alabama Tuscaloosa County, Alabama – Nazareth Primative Baptist Church Old Hepzibah Cemetery, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, Sutton Family Cemetery, Tuscaloosa, Alabama Tabernacle Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Wilson Family Cemetery, Samantha, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Following Tuscaloosa County cemeteries (hosted by Tuscaloosa County, Alabama USGenWeb) Cox Grave Cripple Creek Cemetery Crowell-Dunn Cemetery Darden Cemetery Dawson Cemetery Dennis Springer Cemetery Edley Dunn Cemetery Elrod Community Cemetery Granny Dunn Graveyard Edmondson Family Cemetery Edwards (Agnes) Grave Enterprise Cemetery Espey Cemetery Fairview Cemetery Foster Cemetery III (Boykins Home) Foster – Harper Freeman Cemetery Frierson Cemetery Garner (or Riley) Cemetery Gates Cemetery Geer Cemetery Gilliam Cemetery Goodson Cemetery Goodwater Cemetery Goshen Cemetery (Old Indian Cemetery) Guy Cemetery #2 Hamner Cemetery (Albright Cemetery) (Troy Hamner Farm) Hargrove...

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