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We are coming together to celebrate our heritage. Have you preserved you family's stories and photos? Perhaps you are still gathering oral history or historical documentation. We will share the best resources here to help you find success!

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Last week, we talked about my third great-grandmother, Lucy Nelms (B. 1805). David and Lucy were in Presley Nelms Jr. (1767-1841) will. We know from last week that Lucy Nelms (B. 1805) had gone to Mississippi. This family was... more

My Uncle Buddy was Robert Foster (1919-1990), These are the details that I learned from him: -Ora came from Desoto County, Mississippi -Her parents had been enslaved. -They came from North Carolina with enslavers during... more

Our family used to live in Greenwood, SC which is Greenwood County. I was passionate about a few cemeteries. One was Fairview Cemetery. The efforts to restore Fairview Cemetery in Greenwood, South Carolina and identify those... more

We will talk about discovering our formerly enslaved in the following places: discovering our formerly enslaved in the following places: * 1870 US Census * Death certificate * Church records * Newspapers * Cemetery * Death notice We... more

When I first moved to South Carolina in 2005, I no longer had to research my ancestors from afar. I lived in the same town as the South Carolina Department of Archives and History. I went regularly to the Richland Library where I learned... more

You are in for a treat as we visit with Jamaican native, Kenneth Kwame Welsh, who will share with us his genealogical journey which began when he was 3 -4 years old as his father began teaching him about his family history. "By the time... more

Have you run fresh out of resources to document your Georgia ancestor? Well, we are certain you will learn or be reminded of resources that you may bring you success! Join us tonight while we run through resources to help you document... more

October is Family History Month! We should all strive to learn about the personal contributions which our families have made to the history of this nation, and we need to share them. We need to also gain an appreciation for the... more

When I was young, the first pieces of art that I held in my hands and admired was African Art. We had a few pieces displayed in our home. I have yet to ask about the history of those pieces and which of my parents collected them. Now,... more

Michael Hait, CGSM professional genealogist, has created a Genealogy at a Glance publication, African American Genealogy Research. It is a very handy tool for quickly identifying record resources to use in documenting your ancestors.... more
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