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Mrs. Adeline Willis

Mrs. Adeline Willis
Relation:Mother in law of sister in law of my 4th great Uncle & more but hey.
Samuel Irvin is my maternal 4th great grand uncle. His Sister in law Anna Noy Hubbard m. Elnora married George Willis son of
Adeline Ragin Willis

Slave Narratives Family Connections

OUR Slave Narratives Family Connections
Part I:  Mrs. Adeline Willis

Part II:

The Slave Narratives can be found here

Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938contains more than 2,300 first-person accounts of slavery and 500 black-and-white photographs of former slaves. These narratives were collected in the 1930s as part of the Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) and assembled and microfilmed in 1941 as the seventeen-volumeSlave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States from Interviews with Former Slaves.
This online collection is a joint presentation of the Manuscript and Prints and Photographs Divisions of the Library of Congress and includes more than 200 photographs from the Prints and Photographs Division that are now made available to the public for the first time.
Born in Slaverywas made possible by a major gift from the Citigroup Foundation. The mission of the Library of Congress is to …