Are you interested in helping descendants of enslaved individuals build their family tree? Do you have slaveholders in your family history and you'd like to participate in the growing movement to build a database? Today I'll give you two ideas of what to do and release the names of three enslaved individuals discovered in the course of my own genealogy research. Share documents mentioning slave names on the Slave Name Roll Project I previously shared information about Releasing Slave Names Found in Genealogy Research where I discussed the Slave Name Roll Project. Since that post, the project has been moved to...
As African American History month comes to a close, I'm writing my first post releasing the names of enslaved individuals found in my genealogy research. Inspired by other bloggers and my experiences during African Heritage day at RootsTech 2017, I am joining in the effort to help African Americans find their family, taking inspiration from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr: "The time is always right to do what is right." ¹ The Slave Name Roll Project began two years ago, the brainchild of Schalene Dagutis, blogger at Tangled Roots and Trees. Inspired by Cathy Meder-Dempsey's posts for Black History Month (Opening Doors...
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