February 2012 Blog Posts (3)

A Tribute for Black History Month ... "In Her Words"

  State of Mississippi

Jackson County.

May 14, 1898


 “I was born in West Virginia near Abingdon.  I was taken to Sumter County Alabama when about 12 years old and sold to David Boyd.  I was a slave and was known as Johanna Baker.  I was taken to wife, as the custom was among slaves, by Sam Smith when I was about 13 years-old; He also belonged to David Boyd.…


Added by Patricia 'Pat' Armstrong Watkins on February 18, 2012 at 6:03pm — No Comments

Black History Month


10 new results for Black History



Added by VKN on February 1, 2012 at 10:41am — No Comments

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