A Genealogist’s Guide to Discovering Your African-American Ancestors by Franklin Carter Smith & Emily Anne Croom; originally printed in 2003; reprinted 2008; softbound; 8.5x11; 256 pp; ISBN: 9870806317885; Item #5455.
How do you approach the unique challenges of African-American genealogy? How can you make the most of your research time and effort? Join expert genealogists Franklin Carter Smith and Emily Anne Croom to explore successful strategies for getting started and moving beyond the basics.Using examples, illustrations, and case studies, A Genealogist’s Guide to Discovering Your African-American Ancestors shows you how to:
This book is unique because it includes methods for successful research in slavery-era records as well as strategies to help you identify your ancestors’ slaveholder and slaveholding family. Case studies from various states and time periods tell the stories of real families whose lives were recorded in public records that you too can use. Discovering your family history can be a powerful experience that also allows you to create a special legacy for your loved ones.
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