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|Birth||02 May 1888||Mount Meigs, Alabama|
|Died||Dec 1973||Bessemer, Jefferson, Alabama |
|Person ID||I1320451||Our Extended Family and History|
|Last Modified||30 Jun 2010|
|Father||Richard Day, Sr, b. 1856, Alabama , d. 22 Jun 1946, Bessemer, Jefferson, Alabama|
|Mother||Rachel Johnson, b. 1861, Alabama , d. 30 Jan 1923, Mount Meigs, Alabama|
|Married||22 Nov 1884||Montgomery, Alabama|
New genetic information concludes that the paternal Day line is directly from Africa, No European paternal blood in the mix. Provided via Ancestry.com.
The Sorenson Database.. shows that our Day line markers most resemble the people from Cameroon West Africa. - R. Finley Sr 03-35-2009
Genetic sequence for future researchers below:
|Family ID||F117||Group Sheet|
|Family||Armstead Handy, b. 1888, Old Elam, Montgomery, Alabama , d. 25 Nov 1948, Jefferson, Alabama |
|Married||1908||Mount Meigs, Montgomery, Alabama|
|Histories||"Slave-like" forced labor long after slavery was supposed to be abolished.|
Henrietta Day, daughter of Richard Day Sr married Armstead Handy. Armstead packed up the family and left farming for the promise of decent regular pay. Armstead worked the Coal Mines in Jefferson county Alabama, for the Tennessee Coal and Iron company in the 1920's as did Thomas Robert Day from about 1916 to 1928. Armstead was later joined by his son Leon to mine by the 1930 census.
The following article depicts what life was like for many black miners and railroad workers in the South. Particularly those young black men working for Tennessee Coal and Iron in Jefferson County, Alabama.
Original article here:
|Family ID||F629||Group Sheet|
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