Genealogy Adventures

Descendants of Judge Spencer Ball Roane

This update has been a long time coming. Family Tree Key: This family tree is arranged…

Tracing slave ownership for the Scots-Irish Roane family of Virginia

My thanks to my cousin Lewis S – who has so kindly shared slave-related documents with…

The one about finding George Henry Roane’s father

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – the ladies in my family tree…

Tobias Roane: The Dark Side of Emancipation

As I mentioned in my previous post George Henry Roane: the new Freedmen’s Bureau databases on FamilySearch…