African American


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The USGenWeb African American Griots Project

Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society

AfriGeneas - African Ancestored Genealogy

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

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

Online at - 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, 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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