GA Live S02 E05: Writing your family’s history

Episode 5: Writing your family’s history This week we discuss how to document your research. People…

GA Live S02 E04: Lineage societies & poorly documented ancestors

Episode 4: Lineage societies & poorly documented ancestory Have you ever tried to join a Lineage…

The 1898 Phoenix Riot: Essex Harrison, Eliza Goode, and South Carolina’s black voter suppression

The current reports of black voter suppression in North Carolina, Georgia, and Florida have made me…

Working with the 1773 and 1825 maps of Old Ninety Six, Edgefield, Abbeville, Newberry, and Barnwell, South Carolina

I have previously written about how maps can be an invaluable research tools in my  article…

GA Live S02 E03: Meet Sharon Morgan from Our Black Ancestry

Episode : Meet Sharon Morgan from Our Black Ancestry In this episode, our special guest is…

GA Live S02 E02: Researching your female ancestors

Episode 3: Researching your female ancestors Female ancestors are notoriously difficult to find. Once they get…

GA Live S02 E01: The GU272 Descendants Project

S02 Episode 1: Meet the GU272 Descendants Project Season 2 kicked off strong with our special…

Book review: Jefferson’s Daughters

I’ve just finished my second reading of Jefferson’s Daughters by Catherine Kerrison. I have to say…

Piecing together enslaved family relations at Monticello

I have spent the past few months doing a deep dive into the early colonial enslavement…

Cuffy Pleasants: A journey from slavery to freedom in 1772

An essential aspect of genealogy is the acceptance, more than understanding, that the ancestors will not…