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We were always free : the Maddens of Culpeper County, Virginia : a 200-year family history

Author: T O Madden; Ann L Miller
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Like many other southern free Negro families originating in the colonial era (when many whites, women, as well as men were subject to servitude), the family of T.O. Madden, Jr., began with the birth in 1758 of his great-great-grandmother Sarah Madden. She is one of the two ancestors to whom he dedicates this book. Sarah's mother, Mary Madden, contributed the surname that endured. Mary Madden was an Irishwoman who
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Madden family.; Madden family.; Madden.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: T O Madden; Ann L Miller
ISBN: 0393033465 9780393033465 0393033473 9780393033472
OCLC Number: 24379406
Description: xxx, 218 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Responsibility: T.O. Madden, Jr ; with Ann L. Miller ; foreword by Nell Irvin Painter.

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