Genealogy Adventures

Free black families in Colonial America: The Bugg (Doss) family

Every genealogist, regardless of experience levels, has a family line that makes him or her want…

Freedman’s Bank Records – an amazing research tool

For more information about Freedman’s Bank Records – and access them online, please visit FamilySearch.org: https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/United_States_Freedman’s_Bank_Registers_1865-1874_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records)

Pushing the clock back for your slave ancestors

Your search for African American ancestors needn’t end at 1860 or 1850.  Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org have…