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That Moving Clan
Posted by: Beverly Feemster Boykin Date: September 09, 2001 at 03:57:27
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I am Beverly Feemster Boykin, decendent of Henry Feemster whose father is William Bennett Feemster who had a twin brother named James (Jim) Feemster. That's as far back as I can go. My father lived in Alabama, but his parents moved from there to Pennsylvania, Ohio and subsequently, settled in Muncie, Indiana.

I am very much aware that there are the White Feemsters and African-American Feemsters. Needless to say, but I'll say it anyway, Thomas Jefferson wasn't the only White man that fathered children by a Black woman; hence the African-American line of Feemsters. To me race is a fact, not an issue.

Are you from the White "Feemster" lineage? I am from the African-American "Feemster" lineage...er...well, I'm, of course, also from the White Feemster lineage too, but I don't know that ancestral line, so I claim what I know and have identified with all my life.

Beverly Feemster Boykin




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