Tips on Doing African American Genealogy by Syl Woolford
Tips on Doing African American Genealogy by Syl WoolfordOnline
Most of us who do genealogy research use the same tools to research our ancestors, but African American Genealogy runs into the “Slave Wall” before the Civil War. Ninety percent of African Americans did not have surnames before the Civil War and after the Civil War most freed slaves were illiterate and non-landowning.
This lecture addresses how to break the “Slave Wall” and how to locate you ancestors who were in many instances tenant farmers or sharecroppers. This lecture helps you find relatives who you thought were lost to history.
- Wednesday, October 18, 2023
- 6:00pm - 7:00pm Eastern Time
- Zoom Meeting
- Appoquinimink Public Library