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Abandoned LA Cemetery of significance - Kyle Rooker
One of my friends who I am living with on Barksdale Airforce Base in Bossier City Louisiana told me that their supervisor heard a rumor about a black cemetery being under the Commisary. After doing so..
Freedmen Sovereignty - Teryll Franklin-Chaplin
I propose that the Freedmen exercise our sovereignty. Open to discussion, prepared for organization, and prepared to defend my position with truth and fact...
Re: William H. Roberts in 1930 - Ron
Sorry, but I think you may have inadvertently responded to the wrong person. The query was posted by user Rosa Dawson. I was only responding to her post. Ron..
Re: William H. Roberts in 1930 - Regynald Gaston Roberts
Those are my great aunts and uncles. Ellis H is Howard Ellis Roberts, my grandfather(Dad’s father)...
Freedman’s Bureau Land & Property Records - Tohimipray
I found this record while searching for William Cooper. It lists him as the slave and A.W. Turner as the claimant. It also lists that he is enrolled & mustered. Can someone tell me what this means..
Slaves of Samuel McDowell Devereux - Pat Scott
Looking for the salves of Samuel M Devereux, could have been in Covington County or Devereux, GA..
Re: Slaves-Littleberry Ellis Estate - ARLEEN MARTA
Littleberry Ambrose Ellis (1827-1896) - he died 1896. I belive he owned my 3rd ggf Abram Ellis, they family Ellis are from Bowie Texas. You post stated Wm Ellis inherited Littleberry's slave and you f..
Possible u marked slave gravesite - Tia
I dont know who to turn to, but I wondered if there is a. Organization tracking and mapping slave gravesites? I ran across this couple in West Virginia who found Indian ceremonial sites and slave grav..
Re: [SC] Jeter/Geter, Aaron - Anthony Jeter
Hello I'm a Jeter descendant from Union County, South Carolina!!..
Re: DNA Gedmatch Kit numbers. - Polly Ramos
Comparing Kit BY8170743 (Polly Watkins-Ramos) [Ancestry] and Kit A742203 (*CJH) [Migration - F2 - A] Minimum segment threshold size to be included in total = 50 SNPs Minimum segment cM to be included ..
7th day Adventist Church cemeteries query - T. Fazzini
Were/are there any 7th Day Adventist Church Cemeteries for any of the following African American Communities? Jackson, Hinds County Mississippi Chicago, Cook County, Illinois..
Wm R Pickett, b1833, Enslaved,1854,Autauga Co, AL - jcochisa8
...A yellow girl named Caroline... ...Jacke a negro boy about sixteen... ...Mary Breek, a negro girl about fifteen... ...a negro boy named Josh about twelve years of age... ...a light mullato boy name..
Re: [SC] Descendants of Robert Smalls of Beufort - Gail Boyd Rogers
There is an entire branch of Robert Smalls’ family missing from the book. Elizabeth “Lizzie” Smalls Bampfield was my great-great grandmother. Her daughter Julia Bampfield Stinson had five childr..
Bill of Sale for Slaves in NC - firstname.lastname@example.org
Looking for Bill of Sales from Roger or Evan Jones in Craven County, NC during the1700s. Ledgers or Journals. I am trying to find out where they brought or got their slaves from. I don't know if they ..
The Year 1979 What Really Happened - Norma
From my understanding, the Creek freedmen were disenrolled, kicked out of the Creek nation, no longer citizens in the Creek nation. I would like to know all the details that brought about this disenro..