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“Should there be a stipulation on who has the right to tell certain stories? Is it dependent on the role certain groups play within the historical event landscape? Episode 95 will tackle this difficult topic.”
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Trinity Chapel A.M.E. Church is located in Bay Minette, AL. According to the little cement block on the front, the church was founded in 1883. My Great Grandfather Scott Cox was a member of the Trinity Chapel A.M.E.
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Trinity Chapel A.M.E. Church Sat, Aug 5, 1961 – 7 · Alabama Citizen (Tuscaloosa, Alabama) · Newspapers.com
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“Visiting our ancestral locations is a deeply transformative experience. In this episode, learn the ins and outs of planning a trip, what to expect, and how to incorporate the experience into your genealogy project.”
This birth announcement clipping was in The Baldwin Times Newspaper (found on newspapers.com) in 1927. My Great Grandparents, Scott and Jessie Cox gave birth to a daughter a couple weeks after their eldest daughter Mary Cox Young had her daughter. I didn’t realize that mother and daughter were pregnant at the same time until I saw this birth announcement. Mary Cox Young was born about 1905, a whole 22 years before her younger sister Ruth was born. I am not sure how close Mary and Ruth were since there was such a large age gap and Mary was already out the house raising a family of her own when Ruth was born.
This is a photo from 2016 of myself, Aunt Ruth’s son and Aunt Mary’s grandchildren, this was my first time meeting Aunt Mary’s grandchildren.
Are you excited for Family History Month? I sure am! Be sure to tune in to these new episodes next month BlackProGen LIVE
“The Midwest African American Genealogy Institute, commonly known as MAAGI, is the premiere event where attendees learn, research, and gain the tools needed to become a stellar researchers in the field of African American genealogy and family history. BlackProGen LIVE host Nicka Sewell-Smith – along with panelists Angela Walton-Raji, Bernice Bennett, Shelley Murphy, Toni Carrier, and more – were in the house at the Genealogy Center at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, IN from July 9-11, 2019.”
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