Grant family, Natchez Mississippi
Primus family, Washington, D.C
- Brown - Patilla - Patillo - Tiller Georgia,
possibly originally from Virginia
Simmons family - Arizona, with Henderson and Besville,
Brown family - Texas and Louisianna; descended from
Ali Ben Ali Butcherknife. He and his brother
Townshend, and Peterman families Originally from
South Carolina, moved to Alabama
McCaw family From North Carolina. Claim relation
to the Duke family, probably from Virginia. Family oral history claims mother
descended from Madagascar.
Tony Cohen, possibly from Virginia
Fanning. Tennessee. Sisco family of North
Carolina, Betty Sisco having moved to Tennessee.
Candace Snyder -ancestors referring to their arrival at
a Virginia Port (??) and some relation to Louis Davis, a merchant
marine, or sea captain
Bundy family. Bundy family from Culpepper, VA, claimed
Moten family from Exmoor, VA Claim Mlgsy heritage.
Bowman family. From McDaniel and Dorsey
families, claiming Malgasy heritage. Geographical area? Interview in D.C.
Bennett family /Coleman - Bennet family alliance.
Western Pennsylvania. Mlgasy heritage.
Mahammitt/Mahomet family. Frederick MD. Related
to Jackson, Fisher, Gregory,Smith, Wilson and
Barnes families of Maryland and Virginia
- Terrell and Church, related to Mary Church Terrell, who claimed Malagasy
ancestry. Her father was the son of Charles Church (white) and Emmeline, a
house servant. Their child worked on his father's ships. Terrell claimed that
her "maternal great -grandmother was from Madagascar, was bound to service
around Freehold, New Jersey, and married a sea captain named Liedendrought
from Sax-Cabury (from Aristocrats of Color, by George S. Schuyler, New York).
- Family of Gaynell Reed Lewis (possibly a connection to Ralplh Bunche??)
- Randolph, Ragland and Chu
- Cunningham, Glenn
- Kemp, from Georgia
Some other names which may be associated (as they were present in Virginia
and associated with the sale of slaves from Madagascar in the18th century, include
but are not limited to: Carter, Baylor, Randolph, Merriweather, Spotswood, Sitwell
To date (July, 2001) there are more than forty surnames collected. Join
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