Foreword, by Ira Berlin

Acknowledgements, Abbreviations and Notes on the Text

Introduction

Abel-Angus (Abel, Acre, Adams, Africa, Ailstock, Alford, Allen, Allways, Alman, Alvis, Ampey, Ancel, Anderson, Andrews, Angus)

Archer-Avery (Archer, Armfield, Armstrong, Arnold, Artis, Ashberry, Ashby, Ashe, Ashworth, Atkins, Aulden, Avery)

Bailey-Berry (Bailey, Baine, Baker, Balkham, Ball, Baltrip, Bannister, Banks, Barber, Bartly/Bartlett, Bass, Bates, Battles, Bazden, Bazmore, Beckett, Bee, Bell, Bennett, Berry)

Beverly-Brogdon (Beverly, Bibbens/ Beavans, Bibby, Biddie, Bilberry, Bing, Bingham, Bizzell, Black, Blake, Blango, Blanks, Blizzard, Bluford, Bolling, Bolton, Bond, Boon, Booth, Bosman, Bow, Bowden, Bowers, Bowles, Bowman, Bowmer, Bowser, Boyd, Bradby, Branch, Brandican, Brandon/ Branham, Braveboy, Braxton, Brewington, Britt, Brodgon)

Brooks-Byrd (Brooks, Brown, Bruce, Brumejum/ Brumagen, Bryan, Bryant, Brewington/ Bruenton, Bugg, Bullard, Bunch, Bunday, Burden, Burke, Burkett, Barnett/Burnett, Burrell, Busby, Bush, Buss, Butler, Byrd)

Campbell-Charity (Campbell, Cane, Cannady, Carpenter, Carter, Cary, Case, Cassidy, Causey, Cauther, Chambers, Chandler, Chapman, Charity)

Chavis Family

Church-Cotanch (Church, Churchwell, Churton, Clark, Cobb, Cockran, Cole, Coleman, Collins, Combess, Combs, Conner, Connally, Cook, Cooley, Cooper, Copeland, Copes, Corn, Cornet, Cornish, Cotanch)

Cousins-Davenport (Cousins, Cowigg, Cox, Coy, Craig, Credit, Craney/ Croney, Croston, Cuff, Cuffee, Cumbo, Cunningham, Curle, Curtis, Custalow, Cuttillo, Cypress, Dales/ Dial, Dalton/ Dorton, Davenport)

Davis-Drew (Davis, Day, Dean, Deas, Debrix, Demery, Dempsey, Dennis, Dennum/ Denham, De Rosario, Dobbins, Dolby, Donathan, Douglass, Dove, Drake, Drew)

Driggers-Dutchfield (Driggers, Dring, Driver, Drury, Duncan, Dungee, Dungill, Dunlop, Dunn, Dunstan, Durham, Dutchfield)

Eady-Evans (Eady, Edge, Edwards, Edwin, Elliott, Ellis, Elmore, Epperson, Epps, Evans)

Fagan-George (Fagan, Faggott, Farrar, Farthing, Fears, Ferrell, Fielding, Fields, Findley, Finnie, Fletcher, Flood, Flora, Flowers, Fortune, Fox, Francis, Francisco, Franklin, Frazier, Freeman, Frost, Fry, Fullam, Fuller, Fuzmore, Gallimore, Gamby, Garden, Gardner, Garner, Garnes, George)

Gibson-Gowen (Gibson, Gilbert, Gillett, Gilmore, Godett, Goff, Goldman, Goodman, Gordon, Gowen)

Grace-Hamlin (Grace, Graham, Grant, Grantum, Graves, Gray, Grayson, Gregory, Grice, Griffin, Grimes, Groom, Groves, Guy, Gwinn, Hacket, Hagins, Hailey, Haithcock, Hall, Hamilton, Hamlin)

Hammond-Hawley (Hammond, Hanson, Harden, Harmon, Harris, Harrison, Hartless, Harvey, Hatcher, Hatfield/Hatter, Hawkins, Hawley)

Haws-Hurst (Haws, Haynes, Hays, Hearn, Heath, Hedgepeth, Hewlett, Hewson, Hickman, Hicks, Hill, Hilliard, Hilton, Hitchens, Hiter, Hobson, Hodges, Hogg, Hollinger, Holman, Holmes, Holt, Hood, Hoomes, Honesty, Horn, Howard, Howell, Hubbard, Hulin, Hughes, Humbles, Hunt, Hunter, Hurley, Hurst)

Ivey-Jasper (Ivey, Jackson, Jacobs, James, Jameson, Jarvis, Jasper)

Jeffery-Johnson (Jeffery, Jeffries, Jenkins, Jennings, Johns, Johnson)

Joiner-Lee (Joiner, Jones, Jumper, Keemer, Kelly, Kendall, Kent, Kersey, Key, Keyton, King, Kinney, Knight, Lamb, Landum, Lang, Lansford, Lantern, Lawrence, Laws, Lawson, Lee)

Lemon-Lytle (Lemon, Lephew, Lester, Lett, Leviner, Lewin, Lewis, Lighty, Ligon, Lively, Liverpool/ Pool, Locklear, Lockson, Locus/Lucas, Logan, Longo, Lowry, Lugrove, Lynam, Lynch, Lyons, Lytle)

McCarty-Martin (McCarty, McCoy, McCullum, McDaniel, McIntosh, Maclin, Madden, Magee, Mahorney, Male, Manly, Mann, Manning, Manuel, Marshall, Martin)

Mason-Month (Mason, Matthews, Mayo, Mays, Meade, Mealy, Meekins, Meggs, Miles, Miller, Mills, Milton, Mitchell, Mitchum, Mongom, Monoggin, Month)

Moore-Murrow (Moore, Mordick, Morgan, Morris, Mosby, Mosely, Moses, Moss, Mozingo, Muckelroy, Mumford, Munday, Murphay, Murray, Murrow)

Nash-Peters (Nash, Neal, Newman, Newsom, Newton, Nicholas, Nickens, Norman, Norris, Norton, Norwood, Nutts, Oats, Okey, Oliver, Otter/ Auter, Overton, Owen, Oxendine, Page, Pagee, Palmer, Parker, Parr, Parrot, Parsons, Patrick, Patterson, Payne, Peavy, Peacock, Pendarvis, Pendergrass, Perkins, Peters)

Pettiford-Ridley (Pettiford, Phillips, Phillipson, Pickett, Pierce, Pinn, Pittman, Pitts, Plumly, Poe, Pompey, Portee/ Portiss, Potter, Powell, Powers, Poythress, Press, Price, Prichard, Proctor, Pryor, Pugh, Pursley, Rains, Ralls, Randall, Ranger, Rann, Ransom, Raper, Ratcliff, Rawlinson, Redcross, Redman, Reed, Reeves, Revell, Reynolds, Rich, Richardson, Rickman, Ridley)

Roberts-Sawyer (Roberts, Robins, Robinson, Rogers, Rollins, Rosario, Ross, Rouse, Rowe, Rowland, Ruff, Ruffin, Russell, Sample, Sampson, Sanderlin, Santee, Saunders, Savoy, Sawyer)

Scott-Skipper (Scott, Seldon, Sexton, Shepherd, Shoecraft, Shoemaker, Silver, Simmons, Simms, Simon, Simpson, Sisco, Skipper)

Slaxton-Stephens (Slaxton/Thaxton, Smith, Smothers, Sneed, Snelling, Soleleather, Sorrell, Sparrow, Spelman, Spiller, Spriddle, Spruce, Spurlock, Stafford, Stephens)

Stewart Family

Stringer-Talbot (Stringer, Sunket, Swan, Sweat, Sweetin, Symons, Syphax, Taborn, Talbot)

Tann-Viers (Tann, Tate, Taylor, Teague, Teamer, Thomas, Thompson, Timber, Toney, Tootle, Toulson, Toyer, Turner, Twopence, Tyler, Tyner, Tyre, Underwood, Valentine, Vaughan, Vena/Venie, Virtue/Verty, Vickory, Viers)

Walden-Webster (Walden, Walker, Wallace, Warburton, Warrick, Waters, Watkins, Weaver, Webb, Webster)

Weeks-Young (Weeks, Welch, Wells, West, Wharton, Whistler, White, Whitehurst, Wiggins, Wilkins, Wilkinson, Williams, Willis, Wilson, Winborn, Winn, Winters, Wise, Womble, Wood, Wooten, Worrell, Worsham, Wright, Young)

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