Genealogy Resources

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4 Easy-to-Follow Steps for African-American Genealogy Newbies

African American genealogy can be a little tricky for the newbie. Thankfully, 2017 RootsTech presenter Nicka Smith shared several ideas to help those who are just getting started.

African-American Genealogy Sources in the Louisiana Division of the New Orleans Public Library

Most of the sources listed below are relevant only to New Orleans. The obituary index, for example, is limited to newspapers published in the Crescent City. We have indicated availability of similar s


AfriGeneas is a site devoted to African American genealogy, to researching African Ancestry in the Americas in particular and to genealogical research and resources in general. It is also an African A

Guide to African American Genealogy -Related Documents Prior to 1865 in the Collections of the Tennessee State Library and Archives

This guide divides the materials into six categories: Manuscripts Collections; Microfilm Only Collections; Supreme Court Cases (east & middle Tennessee); Acts of Tennessee 1796-1850; Legislative P

Midwest African American Genealogy Institute

Since it’s founding, the Midwest African American Genealogy Institute (MAAGI) has provided an amazing learning experience for genealogists and researchers. The Institute, also known commonly as

African American Online Genealogy Records

This is a collection of links to African American Online databases.

Black and Red Journal

Commentary on issues pertaining to African-Native American history among the so called Five Civilized Tribes.

Peonage Detective "Involuntary Servitude & Modern Day Bondage Research

Dr. Antoinette Harrell has spent the last fifteen years unearthing peonage records and interviewing African-Americans who were held in involuntary servitude in sixteen states.

Project 1619

Support the initiatives of Project 1619 Inc. a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote the arrival of the first Africans in America to be brought ashore on English occupied territory at P

Kinfolk Detective

Through the research completed by K. I. Knight, she traces the steps of the first Africans to arrive on American soil, at Point Comfort, Virginia, revealing a powerful story lost in the ashes of histo

Native American Roots

Genealogy and history of Native Americans of Granville County and Northeastern North Carolina

Tracing African Roots

This blog was basically born out of my personal quest to explore my own African roots. I took the 23andme DNA test already in 2010. Initially I was merely told that I had an x amount of African ancest