African American Genealogy


African American Genealogy

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.

African American Collection

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Latest Activity: Jan 14

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Links Checked

Started by Just M Jan 14. 0 Replies

Links CheckedDo you have queries - post them here pleaseCan you help with any of the postings?Do you know of any links I should add here?Continue

Scott Surname in King George & Essex County, Virignia

Started by Hausa84. Last reply by Hausa84 Jun 14, 2013. 34 Replies

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

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Carrow in North Carolina

Started by Kathleen Ingram. Last reply by Spivey Nov 11, 2012. 1 Reply

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

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Working on my Mississippi ancestors

Started by oras. Last reply by Spivey Nov 11, 2012. 1 Reply

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

Tags: Johnson, Bledsoe, Weekley

Free blacks in Antebellum, NC

Started by Erin Bradford. Last reply by Spivey Sep 12, 2012. 2 Replies

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

Tags: Antebellum, Spellman, Pettiford, Carter, Mayo

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