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Robert Gourdine Family Charleston, SC

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Robert Gourdine Family Charleston, SC

Posted: 22 May 2011 11:19AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Gourdine, Gourdin, Gadsden
I am tracing the African American Gourdine line from Jessie Gourdine Gadsden to her mother Josephine Gourdine and her father William Gourdine(1837). WIlliam's death certificate indicates that his parents are Robert Gourdine (1812) and Dafney Gourdine. William is listed as Negro. The remainder of the family line is listed as white, going back to the 1600's. I know that many mulattoes passed for white, and that many plantation owners often had children with their slaves. But I am concerned that I may be tracing the wrong line. I am wondering if you have any information on this family and if there are any known separate lines African American and White?
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
DesaraeWhite 22 May 2011 5:19PM GMT 
shonique116 12 May 2012 10:35PM GMT 
DesaraeWhite 19 May 2012 1:36PM GMT 
JohnRGourdin 31 Oct 2012 4:06AM GMT 
JohnRGourdin 10 Oct 2012 10:23PM GMT 
DesaraeWhite 29 Oct 2012 4:06PM GMT 
J4310 29 Oct 2012 8:24PM GMT 
DesaraeWhite 29 Oct 2012 9:00PM GMT 
JohnRGourdin 31 Oct 2012 4:01AM GMT 
DesaraeWhite 9 Nov 2012 8:58PM GMT 
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