African American Research

If you have any records to add or a new link, please send to Trish Elliott-Kashima

The USGenWeb African American Griots Project

 

African Hartage, Battle and Shipp Families of Marion County GA

by Clarence D White

 

Georgia Resources at The USGenWeb African American Griots Project

 

Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society

 

Deeds, Wills and Newspapers that reference

African-Americans in Marion County

 

AfriGeneas - African Ancestored Genealogy

 

Online at FamilySearch.org - Freedmans Bank Records, to view - scroll down and click on Freedmans Bank Records

 

Online at FamilySearch.org - Freedmans Bureau Marriages, to view - scroll down and click on Freedmans Bureau Marriages

 

Online at FamilySearch.org - 1850 Slave Schedule, to view - scroll down and click on 1850 Slave Schedule

 

Join the GA African American Mailing list by sending an email to ga-africaamer-l-request@rootsweb.com, with subscribe in the body.

 

Challenge of African American Research, by Curt Witcher

 

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

 

Amistead Research Center

 

African American Resources on Cyndi's List

 

Map of "slave population" based on the 1860 census.  Created by the United States Coast Survey in 1863. 

President Lincoln consulted this map frequently.  For a larger view, go here.

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