Genealogy Adventures

S04 E07: The 2020 Election, Voting History, and Genealogy

Unfortunately, our scheduled guest wasn’t able to join us at the last minute. So this episode…

S04 E06 A Chat About Civil Rights with the Hon. James L. Felder

The Hon. James L. Felder has the distinction of being the first African American voted into…

S04 E03 Genealogy @ National Museum of African American History & Culture Library with Hollis Gentry

We were so pleased and excited to have Hollis L Gentry join us on the show…

S04 E02: The Slave Voyages Project with Dr. Nafees M. Khan

The Trans-Atlantic and Intra-American slave trade databases are the culmination of several decades of independent and…

GA Live! Book Club: “The House of Bondage, or, Charlotte Brooks and Other Slaves”

Genealogy Adventures Live! Book Club In the first episode of Season 4, we launched our Genealogy…

Case Study: Researching Enslaved People Taken or Sold Downriver

The case I am working on couldn’t be more different. It involves the multiple movements of…

Using Slave Lists in Your Enslaved Ancestors Research

When it comes to researching enslaved people, finding the slavery-related documents they may appear in is…

Butler Island Plantation Overseer’s Reports (1803-1820)

The 1803-1820 Butler Island Overseer Reports that were sent to Maj. Pierce Butler in Philadelphia have…

S03 E29: Researching Enslaved Ancestors in the Northern Colonies with Ric Murphy

Award-winning author Ric Murphy joins us to talk about researching his enslaved in the northern States.…

S03 E28: African American Genealogical Research with LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson

Author, Teacher, Lecturer, Certified Genealogist, LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson, talks about her many years of researching African-Ancestored Families…