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Angela Elaine Reese

4105 North Sheridan

Apartment 430

Chicago, IL 60613-2074

773.296.9912

aereese@msn.com

I am researching the maternal CARTER/WILEY and paternal REESE/DAVIS families. The most distant relation I have found, going back five generations, is my maternal third great-grandmother, MELISSA WARREN (nee Briscoe) who was a runaway slave, fleeing Palmyra, Missouri with a party of other slaves which included her daughter, EMMA LOUISA ALEXANDER, my second great-grandmother and LOUIS CASS CARTER, my second great-grandfather to Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois. I am also researching the following family surnames: WILEY/WORLDS from the Memphis/Shelby County, Tennessee and adjoining Mississippi area (second and third great-grandparents).
Paternally, I am researching the ancestors of my paternal grandparents, Delroy Reese and Evelyn Davis who resided in Callaway County, Missouri. The Davis ancestors were from Starkville, Oktibbeha County, Mississippi. My third great-grandparents Reese, Davis and Williams would also have been slaves.

Any information would be greatly appreciated. I am also willing to share any information I have gathered.

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    This is the head of the Carter family who settled in Knox County, Illinois. Lewis ran away from slavery in Palmyra County, MO at the age of 13. Emma arrived with her mother from the same county.
 

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