Monthly Archives: June 2016

Research ladies of Jefferson Co

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Originally posted on J. Gray Researching:
Special thanks to Walter and Sarah! ? ? ? ? ? ?    The first Gathering at Harewood Plantation just outside of Charles Town! Hosted by S.Walter Washington and Sarah Brown, both direct descendants…

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Announcing MAAGI! July 12-14

Originally posted on familytreegirldotcom:
(2015 MAAGI Students and Facilitators, Harris Stowe University, St. Louis, MO)  For the past three years the Midwest African American Genealogy Institute (MAAGI) has provided an amazing learning experience for genealogists and researchers. MAAGI is an institute and…

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Freedmen’s Bureau Project Completed with Nearly 2 Million Records of Freed Slaves Indexed

Originally posted on Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter:
A project to index the records of 4 million freed African-American slaves is now completed, almost a year to the day after the project was launched by the LDS Church’s FamilySearch International…

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Let Your Cell Phone Tell You About “History Here”

Originally posted on Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter:
History Here is a fascinating cell phone app produced by the History Channel. It displays historical locations that may be hidden all around you, including architecture, museums, battlefields, monuments, famous homes, tombstones,…

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Your Ancestors owned slaves-now what?

Sharing a couple of interesting blogs. What do you do if you find that your ancestor’s were slave holders? Do you panic, get embarrassed or are you ashamed or begin the denial thoughts. I have white ancestors and a black … Continue reading

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