Monthly Archives: September 2016

So, Which Is It?

Originally posted on It's Fine.:
I’m scared to post this. I’m afraid of alienating people I love, people I interact with on a daily basis, people whose friendships I value. I wouldn’t say this if it hadn’t been weighing…

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Finding Reuben Byrd: free person of color & an American Revolutionary War veteran

Originally posted on Genealogy Adventures:
Reuben Byrd of Petersburg, Virginia and Orange County, North Carolina isn’t the first Colonial-era black ancestral family member I’ve found who served in the American Revolutionary War. However, he is the first black kinsman whose…

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MAAGI 2017, Ft. Wayne, In.

The Midwest African American Genealogy Institute (MAAGI)  2017 planning is underway. We will be at the Allen County Public Library in Ft. Wayne Indiana. You have an opportunity to pre-register. You can visit the MAAGI Facebook page and obtain the … Continue reading

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Surnames, Surnames, Surnames!

As the family historian or genealogist you have surnames. We all do. Where are they? Who are they and what can I do if I have a surname. Well, I can dig a little deeper! I am sure there are … Continue reading

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