American & African Ancestored Genealogy is a site devoted to
African American genealogy, to researching African Ancestry in the Americas
in particular and to genealogical search and resources in general. It is
also an African Ancestry research community featuring the AfriGeneas mail
list, the AfriGeneas message boards and daily and weekly genealogy chats.
Partial List of African Americans Lynched in the United States Since 1859
and related links
shares some thirty links that document the
history of American styled lynching for a period of more than 100 years.
Subjects include "extraordinary visual legacy of photographs and postcards
taken as souvenirs at lynchings in America", "The Springfield Race Riot
of 1908", "Lynching in the New South - Georgia and Virginia 1880-1930",
and "Ida B. Wells-Barnett, Crusader Against Lynching".
American Cemeteries Online is a project of the Millennium Project:
"People working together to build an online database of African American
genealogical material for the 21st century"
American Genealogical Research Institute (AAGRI), founded by Lori
Husband, is in formation as a not-for-profit library/archives/repository
dedicated to African American genealogy. The AAGRI collects, preserves,
disseminates and makes documents and other data available for genealogical
research purposes. The AAGRI continuously builds its holdings to
make researching easier. Take a journey through and exploit their
The search for family origin
has been a preoccupation of African Americans for centuries, long before
Alex Haley's Roots. The task has become easier in recent years, thanks
to the advent of the Internet and genealogy. Black
Roots : A Beginners Guide to Tracing the African American Family Tree
by Tony Burroughs helps you begin your journey.
Genealogy Website retorically
asks "Who are your people?" and then proceeds to provide some tools
to enable us to discover answers to the question. Included are links
to the Freedmen's Bureau websiteand
databases to Records of the Board of Commissioners for the Emancipation
of Slaves in the District of Columbia, 1862-1863 and the Roll of Emigrants
sent to the colony of Liberia, Western Africa, by the American Colonization
Society during the 1860's, amongst others.
is a password-protected community on the Internet for families. Families
can post news, create family albums, hold live voice and text chats and
maintain a calendar of events in a secure environment. In less than three
minutes, you can create
a free private family website at MyFamily.com where you can share
your family history. Build your family tree, catalogue your ancestral photos,
and share your family heritage on your own password-protected website.
is a leading resource for family history online. The site offers over 1
billion names in over 3,000 unique databases. New records are being added
to the site each business day.
is the oldest and largest free online community for genealogists. The site
contains extensive interactive guides and numerous research tools for tracing
family histories. On RootsWeb the site's WorldConnect Project contains
more than 73 million ancestor names. The RootsWeb Surname List consists
of a registry of nearly one million surnames submitted by more than 216,000
online genealogists. RootsWeb also boasts approximately 22,000 mailing
lists and 175,000 message boards.
Did you know that the Internet
has a "Do-It-Yourself
geneological research website where you can access tools to research your
family history and to build your family tree? .............. DistantCousin.com
has tools enabling you to search by surname, marriage records, ships passenger
list, military records and cemetary records, as well...........The primary
purpose and function of RootsWeb
is to connect people so that they can help each other and share genealogical
research. Most resources on RootsWeb are designed to facilitate such connections......FamilySearch.org,
sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is believed
to be one of the most resourseful places on the Internet for family searhing
Genealogy Toolbox premiered on the World Wide Web in February 1995
with a mere 134 links. Now, it includes not only the largest categorized
list of genealogical links, it has genealogical software profiles, search
engines, digitized images, how-to articles, queries, and genealogical news
USGenWeb Project is a group of volunteers working together to provide
Internet websites for genealogical research in every county and every state
of the United States. This Project is non-commercial and fully committed
to free access for everyone.
|Somewhere on the Internet, there may be
information about your family, and our innovative Family
Finder makes locating it much faster and easier. Just type in a
name, and Family Finder searches through hundreds of thousands of genealogy
pages across the Internet and gives you links to likely matches
Underground Railroad information
is available at the Menare Foundation
website. is a national non-profit organization dedicated to the documentation,
preservation, and restoration of Underground Railroad safe-houses and environments......
The underground railroad in Franklin
County, VA is doucmented here.
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