S02 E08: African American Genealogy Research with Bernice Bennett

Join Brian and Donya as we welcome a special guest, Bernice Bennett, to kick off our…

Enslaved Genealogy Research Strategy: Piecing together enslaved family relations at Monticello

This article covers how having a robust enslaved genealogy research strategy can help achieve genealogy research…

S01 E12: The Beyond Kin Project Has Revolutionized Enslaved African American Genealogy Research

The Beyond Kin Project has revolutionized Enslaved African American genealogy research - providing an essential new…

S01 E09: Enslaved Ancestors Research Strategies: Pushing beyond the 1870 Census to Find Your Enslaved Ancestors

This episode provides you with tried and tested enslaved ancestors research strategies for pushing beyond the…

Using Boolean search strings on Newspapers.com to find lost post-Civil War ancestral lines

Using Boolean search strings on Newspapers.com can open up new lines of research - and find…

Using military draft cards to find your kin during the post-Civil War migration periods

Using military draft cards in genealogy research can help reveal the locations where your migration-prone family…

African American Genealogy: Endogamy on the Plantation

Recognizing - and then understanding - how endogamy on a plantation or within other places where…

African American Genealogy: Researching the 45 Enslaved Children of Moses Williams (Old Ninety-Six District, SC)

This article provides some initial strategies in African American genealogy. I focus on the early stages…