Genealogy Adventures

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…

S03 E27: A Talk About Racism with Anti-Racist Activist, Public Speaker & Writer Tim Wise

In this episode, we chat with the anti-racist activist, essayist, and author – Tim Wise. He…

S03 E26: The Trials & Tribulations of an Intermediate Genealogist + Multi-Ethnic Research

Special guest Tiffany Huntsman discusses her journey from being a newbie genealogical research to becoming an…

S03 E24: Researching Enslaved Ancestors Who Were Sold or Taken Into the Deep South

In this episode, writer & researcher Eunice Buffington shares her experience in researching her ancestors who…

S03 E20: Black American Heroines: The African American Women of US Journalism with Maya Millett

Black women journalists dared to wield their pens in the names of truth and justice. At…

S03 E18: A Short Legislative History of Black Hair in America

Black hair – specifically, black women’s hair – has been the subject of legislative control in…