African American Research
If you have ANY resources to add, please share with others! I am working on abstracting slave names from wills that I have access to. If you can think of any other helpful resources, please let me know. firstname.lastname@example.org
On this Website -
Flint Ridge Baptist Church - an African American church established in 1866
Online at LDS FamilySearch - Freedmans Bank Records
Online at LDS FamilySearch - Freedmans Bureau Marriages
Online at LDS FamilySearch - 1850 Slave Schedule
The USGenWeb African American Griots Project - The USGenWeb African American Griots Project is dedicated to assisting all of those in pursuit of their African American ancestry by being a central depository for African American records of historical proportion. The Project is coordinated by Charee Harvey and Jerry Taylor. I will link to the Georgia Pages from the Fayette County site but this is the link to the main page if you'd like to take a look. I am sure they would love any assistance in gathering information if you have items of interest to the subject.
AfriGeneas - African Ancestored Genealogy
An AfriGeneas Library Article by David E. Paterson - Georgia's Slave Population in Legal Records - An Introduction to Courthouse Resources
Tom Blake's slave data includes largest slave holders in 1860, and matching surnames in the 1870 Census for many southeastern counties.
This page was last updated on -07/06/2014
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