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African American Genealogy
This African American genealogy group is dedicated to helping people with researching their African American ancestors, offering a genealogy chatroom, African American genealogy links and an African American genealogy message forum.
Latest Activity: Jun 14
On the link above you will find our collection of African American genealogy links and resources. (Opens in a new window)
Hi All, I'm looking for information on the Scott surname in King George & Essex County, Virginia. George Scott and Mildred Brooks were both slaves and show up in the 1870 census of King George, VA as freed. In 1880 they show up in the Essex…Continue
Hi, as they say on Facebook, "it's complicated"..I am a Carrow by birth. In my DNA I match Carrows from North Carolina and we know our line is in Accomac VA c. 1641.There are some African American Carrows who are connected to my family. I am trying…Continue
Hello fellow AA genealogy members,I am always happy to join in other groups that are involved in AA research. It is such a hard state to get information from on my ancestors.I currently live in St. Louis but I am concentrating my research on my…Continue
Hi everyone. I have been missing in action for a minute and would like to remind everyone of the families I am currently researching. They are: ■ ADAMS from Millen, Jenkins, Georgia; ■ BRINSON from Millen, Jenkins, Georgia;■ FELDER from Orangeburg,…Continue
Hi all!Just wanted to say hi.I'm working on a research project (have spent 10 years on it already) identifying and documenting free blacks in Antebellum N.C.Surnames I'm working on the most are Mayo, Carter, Pettiford, and Spellman. Check out my…Continue