African-American Resources for Georgia

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==== Pre-1870 Resources  ====
 
==== Pre-1870 Resources  ====
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| bgcolor="#cc99ff" colspan="8" | <center>'''Number of Slaves in Georgia'''<ref name="no">''Ninth Census of the United States: Statistics of Population, Tables I to VIII Inclusive'' (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1872), 21-22. Digital version at [http://archive.org/stream/ninthcensusunit00offigoog#page/n28/mode/1up Internet Archive]; {{FHL|281281|item|disp=FHL Book 973 X2pcu}}.</ref></center>
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| '''1860'''
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| '''1850'''
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| '''1840'''
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| '''1830'''
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| '''1820'''
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| '''1810'''
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| '''1800'''
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| '''1790'''
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|-
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| 462198
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| 381682
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| 280944
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| 217531
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| 149656
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| 105218
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| 59406
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| 29264
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*Martin, Joann and African-American Family History Association (Atlanta, Georgia), ''Slave Bills of Sale Project'' (Atlanta, Georgia&nbsp;: African-American Family History Association, 1986) {{WorldCat|16831815|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|498372|item|disp=FHL fiche 6049830–31; book 975.8 F2sL}} Digital version available through FHL catalog entry.
 
*Martin, Joann and African-American Family History Association (Atlanta, Georgia), ''Slave Bills of Sale Project'' (Atlanta, Georgia&nbsp;: African-American Family History Association, 1986) {{WorldCat|16831815|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|498372|item|disp=FHL fiche 6049830–31; book 975.8 F2sL}} Digital version available through FHL catalog entry.
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*For more resources available at the Family History Library see {{FHL|498163|subject_id|disp=Georgia Slavery and Bondage}}
 
*For more resources available at the Family History Library see {{FHL|498163|subject_id|disp=Georgia Slavery and Bondage}}
  
==== 1870-1900 Resources ====
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| bgcolor="#cc99ff" colspan="8" | <center>'''Number of Free People of Color in Georgia'''<ref name="no" /></center>
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| '''1860'''
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| '''1850'''
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| '''1840'''
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| '''1830'''
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| '''1820'''
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| '''1810'''
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| '''1800'''
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| '''1790'''
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| 3500
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| 2931
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| 2753
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| 2486
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| 1763
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| 1801
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| 1019
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| 398
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==== 1870-1900 Resources ====
  
 
*Stewart, Roma Jones, ''Africans in Georgia, 1870'' (Chicago, Illinois&nbsp;: Homeland, c1993) {{FHL|682718|item|disp=Africans in Georgia, 1870}}
 
*Stewart, Roma Jones, ''Africans in Georgia, 1870'' (Chicago, Illinois&nbsp;: Homeland, c1993) {{FHL|682718|item|disp=Africans in Georgia, 1870}}
  
==== Books ====
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==== Books ====
  
 
*Caldwell, Arthur Bunyan, ''[http://archive.org/details/historyofamerica01cald History of the American Negro and His Institutions, Georgia Edition Volume 1]''  
 
*Caldwell, Arthur Bunyan, ''[http://archive.org/details/historyofamerica01cald History of the American Negro and His Institutions, Georgia Edition Volume 1]''  
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*Access Genealogy: [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/african/georgia/index.htm Georgia African American Genealogy]  
 
*Access Genealogy: [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/african/georgia/index.htm Georgia African American Genealogy]  
*{{RecordSearch|1320969|disp=Georgia Deaths 1914-1927}}  
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*{{RecordSearch|1320969|Georgia Deaths 1914-1927}}  
*[http://www.examiner.com/x-8873-African-American-Genealogy-Examiner~y2009m11d9-State-online-resources-for-AfricanAmerican-genealogy-Georgia State online resources for African-American genealogy: Georgia] (African American Genealogy Examiner)
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*[http://www.examiner.com/x-8873-African-American-Genealogy-Examiner~y2009m11d9-State-online-resources-for-AfricanAmerican-genealogy-Georgia State online resources for African-American genealogy: Georgia] (African American Genealogy Examiner)  
*[http://content.sos.state.ga.us/index.php Georgia's Virtual Vault]  
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*[http://cdm.sos.state.ga.us:8888/index.php Georgia's Virtual Vault]  
*[http://lowcountryafricana.net/ Lowcountry Africana] (Twitter: [http://twitter.com/LCAfricana LCAfricana]) is dedicated to documenting the family and cultural heritage of African Americans in the historic rice-growing areas of South Carolina, Georgia and extreme northeastern Florida.
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*[http://lowcountryafricana.net/ Lowcountry Africana] (Twitter: [http://twitter.com/LCAfricana LCAfricana]) is dedicated to documenting the family and cultural heritage of African Americans in the historic rice-growing areas of South Carolina, Georgia and extreme northeastern Florida.  
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*Lists of slaves can be found in the online [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1999178 Georgia, Probate Records, 1742-1975].
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== References  ==
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{{African American|African American}} {{Georgia|Georgia}}  
  
 
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[[Category:Georgia|African Americans]] [[Category:African_Americans|Georgia]]

Revision as of 02:27, 6 August 2013

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Contents

Pre-1870 Resources

Number of Slaves in Georgia[1]
1860 1850 1840 1830 1820 1810 1800 1790
462198 381682 280944 217531 149656 105218 59406 29264
Contents: Vol. 1. sect. 1. Atlanta, Augusta, Baldwin, Bartow, Bibb, Bryan -- v. 1. sect. 2. Burke -- v. 1. sect. 3. Campbell, Carroll, Cass, Chatham, Chattahoochee, Clarke, Cobb, Columbia, Columbus, Covington, Coweta, Dekalb, Dooly, Early, Elbert, Emanuel, Fayette, Floyd, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Gwinnett, Hancock, Henry, Houston, Jasper, Jefferson, Jones, LaGrange, Liberty, Lincoln, Lowndes, Lumkin -- v. 2. sect. 1. Macon, Madison, Marion, McIntosh, Meriwether, Milledgeville, Monroe, Morgan, Murray, Muscogee, Oglethorpe, Perry, Pulaski, Putnam, Randolph, Richmond, Savannah, Spartanburg, Stewart, Sumter, Telfair, Troup, Twiggs, Upson, Walton, Washington, Whitfield, Wilkes -- v. 2. sect. 2. Unidentified counties -- v. 2. sect. 3. Freedmen and contractors. and contractors.
  • Cotner, Neal N. Extractions of Slaves' Names from Select Georgia and Alabama Wills (SLC, Utah, 1992) FHL film 1697603 item 14 Extractions of slaves' names from wills of seven Traylor families of Troup, Jasper, and Upson counties, Georgia; and Lowndes and Dallas counties, Alabama. Wills dated from 1817 to 1860. 46 slaves listed.
  • United States Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands, Records of the assistant commissioner for the state of Georgia, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865-1869 : NARA, RG105, M798 (Washington D.C. : NARA, 1968) FHL films 1498626 (first of 36)
"On the 36 rolls of this microfilm publication are reproduced the records of the Assistant Commissioner for the State of Georgia, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865-69. A few papers are dated as early as 1862. The records consist of 34 volumes of communications sent, registers, and orders issued; and of unbound letters and reports received and miscellaneous papers. The documents were created or received by the Assistant Commissioner ...The records are part of Record Group 105, Records of the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands. ...The editorial material for this publication was prepared by Elaine Everly." -- P. 1, 8.
The library has bound numbers 791-800 together. Some numbers are missing.
Number of Free People of Color in Georgia[1]
1860 1850 1840 1830 1820 1810 1800 1790
3500 2931 2753 2486 1763 1801 1019 398

1870-1900 Resources

Books

Online Resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Ninth Census of the United States: Statistics of Population, Tables I to VIII Inclusive (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1872), 21-22. Digital version at Internet Archive; FHL Book 973 X2pcu.