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From: Jean Mayfield Cuevas <>
Subject: [ARIZARD-L] Re: BLACK LANGSTONS
Date: Sun, 30 Jan 2000 05:59:49 -0500
By the way, I once saw a news story on a black town in TX, named,
"Langston". I don't recall where they said (or if they knew where) the
name of the town came from, but it was made up of freed slaves, and pretty
much stayed a black town.
Wonder if they were some of ours?
At 01:43 AM 1/30/00 -0500, you wrote:
>I knew they had slaves, but I just can't remember what mom had said about
>them. I just remember her mentioning "black LANGSTONs." Now whether the
>slaves took their old masters names when freed or whether it was the master
>fathering children with a slave, I'm not sure, but it seems like it was the
>I'll have to email her about it and see who, what, when, where, why and
> > The LANGSTONS "arrived with a large number of slaves", according to
> > something I read on Izard County.
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