African American Online Genealogy Records

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| width="100%" bgcolor="#cc9999" align="center" colspan="6" | '''African American Online Database''' <br>This is a collection of links to African American Online databases.<br>
 
| width="100%" bgcolor="#cc9999" align="center" colspan="6" | '''African American Online Database''' <br>This is a collection of links to African American Online databases.<br>
 
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| width="50%" valign="middle" colspan="3" style="height: 40px;" | <center>'''Vital Records'''</center> <center><span style="color: rgb(204, 153, 153);">'''''Births'''''</span></center>  
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| width="50%" valign="middle" style="height: 40px;" colspan="3" | <center>'''Vital Records'''</center> <center><span style="color: rgb(204, 153, 153);">'''''Births'''''</span></center>  
 
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<center><span style="color: rgb(204, 153, 153);">'''''Marriages'''''</span></center>  
 
<center><span style="color: rgb(204, 153, 153);">'''''Marriages'''''</span></center>  
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<center>'''African American Biography'''</center>[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/biography.htm Biography]  
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<center>'''African American Biography'''</center> <br>
[http://aabd.chadwyck.com/ African American Biographical Database] - from Chadwyck-Healey. Information for more than 30,000 African Ameriacans&nbsp; (1790-1950) <br>  
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*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/biography.htm Biography]  
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*[http://aabd.chadwyck.com/ African American Biographical Database] - from Chadwyck-Healey. Information for more than 30,000 African Ameriacans (1790-1950) <br>  
 
<center>'''Bureau of Refugee, Freedmen and Abandoned Land'''</center>  
 
<center>'''Bureau of Refugee, Freedmen and Abandoned Land'''</center>  
[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1105 Freedman Bureau Field Offices 1865-1872] ($)<br> [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2199956?ET_CID=45284855&ET_RID=healeyje@familysearch.org U. S. Public Records Index 1970-2010]  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1105 Freedman Bureau Field Offices 1865-1872] ($)<br>  
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2199956?ET_CID=45284855&ET_RID=healeyje@familysearch.org U. S. Public Records Index 1970-2010]  
  
 
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<center>'''Cemeteries'''</center>  
 
<center>'''Cemeteries'''</center>  
[http://www.findagrave.com Find a Grave]<br> [http://billiongraves.com Billion Graves] <br> [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1916249 Headstone Applications for U.S. Military Veterans 1925-1949] <br> [http://www.africanamericancemeteries.com/ African American Cemeteries Online]<br> [http://www.lwfaaf.net/ Resting Places of United States Colored Troops, Officers and Sailors]<br>  
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*[http://www.findagrave.com Find a Grave]<br> [http://billiongraves.com Billion Graves] <br> [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1916249 Headstone Applications for U.S. Military Veterans 1925-1949] <br> *[http://www.africanamericancemeteries.com/ African American Cemeteries Online]<br> [http://www.lwfaaf.net/ Resting Places of United States Colored Troops, Officers and Sailors]<br>  
  
[http://gravelocator.cem.va.gov/ Veterans Administraion Gravesite Locater]  
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*[http://gravelocator.cem.va.gov/ Veterans Administraion Gravesite Locater]  
  
[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1913388 United States Records of Headstones of Deceased Union Veterans, 1879-1903 ]  
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1913388 United States Records of Headstones of Deceased Union Veterans, 1879-1903 ]  
 
<center>'''Census'''</center><br> <center>'''US Federal 1790-1940'''</center> <center>FamilySearch </center>  
 
<center>'''Census'''</center><br> <center>'''US Federal 1790-1940'''</center> <center>FamilySearch </center>  
[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1438024 1870 United States Census]  
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**[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1438024 1870 United States Census]  
  
[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1417683 1880 United States Census]  
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1417683 1880 United States Census]  
  
[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1610551 1890 United States Census]  
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1610551 1890 United States Census]  
  
[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1325221 1900 United States Census ]  
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1325221 1900 United States Census ]  
  
[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1727033 1910 United States Census]  
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1727033 1910 United States Census]  
  
[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1488411 1920 United States Census]  
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1488411 1920 United States Census]  
  
[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1810731 1930 United States Census]  
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1810731 1930 United States Census]  
  
[https://familysearch.org/1940census 1940 United States Census ]<br><br>  
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*[https://familysearch.org/1940census 1940 United States Census ]<br><br>  
  
 
Ancestry ($)  
 
Ancestry ($)  
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See Family Search Wiki articale State Census for the State you are interested in: <br>  
 
See Family Search Wiki articale State Census for the State you are interested in: <br>  
  
[[New York Census|Example New York Census]]  
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**[[New York Census|Example New York Census]]  
 
<center>'''Collections''' </center>  
 
<center>'''Collections''' </center>  
 
[http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/sthtml/sthome.html American Memory - Slaves and the Courts 1740-1860]  
 
[http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/sthtml/sthome.html American Memory - Slaves and the Courts 1740-1860]  
  
[http://library.uncg.edu/slavery/ Digital Library on American Slavery]  
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*[http://library.uncg.edu/slavery/ Digital Library on American Slavery]  
  
[http://slavebiographies.org/project/about/ The Atlantic Slave Database Network: A New Resource for Scholars]  
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*[http://slavebiographies.org/project/about/ The Atlantic Slave Database Network: A New Resource for Scholars]  
  
[http://www.menare.org/research.html The Menare Foundation]  
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*[http://www.menare.org/research.html The Menare Foundation]  
  
[http://iaar.unc.edu/ Institute of African American Research]  
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*[http://iaar.unc.edu/ Institute of African American Research]  
  
 
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<center>'''Land Records'''</center> <br> <center>'''Migration''' </center> <br>  
 
<center>'''Land Records'''</center> <br> <center>'''Migration''' </center> <br>  
[http://www.slavevoyages.org/tast/index.faces Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database] by Emory University ( information on more than 35,000 slave voyages) [http://www.inmotionaame.org/home.cfm;jsessionid=f8301280631389045341370?bhcp=1 The African-American Migration Experience] by New York Public Library  
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*[http://www.slavevoyages.org/tast/index.faces Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database] by Emory University (information on more than 35,000 slave voyages) [http://www.inmotionaame.org/home.cfm;jsessionid=f8301280631389045341370?bhcp=1 ]also known as: Voyages, the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade
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*[http://www.inmotionaame.org/home.cfm;jsessionid=f8301280631389045341370?bhcp=1 The African-American Migration Experience] by New York Public Library  
  
 
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<center>'''Military Records'''</center> <br> [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1916230 United States National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1938] [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1916230] <center></center><center><span style="color: rgb(204, 153, 153);">'''''Revolutionary War'''''</span><br></center>  
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<center>'''Military Records'''</center> <br>  
[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1849623 Revolutionary War Compiled Service Records, 1775-1783]  
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1916230 United States National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1938]  
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1916230] <center></center><center><span style="color: rgb(204, 153, 153);">'''''Revolutionary War'''''</span><br></center> <br>
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1849623 Revolutionary War Compiled Service Records, 1775-1783]  
  
[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2069831 Revolutionary War Pension Payment Ledgers, 1818-1872]  
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2069831 Revolutionary War Pension Payment Ledgers, 1818-1872]  
  
[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1417475 Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Applications ]  
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1417475 Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Applications ]  
  
Daughers of the American Revolution [http://services.dar.org/public/dar_research/search/?Tab_ID=1 Genealogical Research System]  
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Daughters of the American Revolution [http://services.dar.org/public/dar_research/search/?Tab_ID=1 Genealogical Research System]  
 
<center><span style="color: rgb(204, 153, 153);">'''''War of 1812'''''</span></center>  
 
<center><span style="color: rgb(204, 153, 153);">'''''War of 1812'''''</span></center>  
[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1916219 War of 1812 Index to Service Records, 1812-1815]<br>  
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1916219 War of 1812 Index to Service Records, 1812-1815]<br>  
  
[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1834325 War of 1812 Index to Pension Application Files, 1812-1910]  
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1834325 War of 1812 Index to Pension Application Files, 1812-1910]  
 
<center><span style="color: rgb (203, 153, 153)">'''Civil War'''</span></center> <br>  
 
<center><span style="color: rgb (203, 153, 153)">'''Civil War'''</span></center> <br>  
[[United States Colored Troops in the Civil War|United States Colored Troops in the Civil War ]]<br>  
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*[[United States Colored Troops in the Civil War|United States Colored Troops in the Civil War ]]<br>  
  
[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1932431 Civil War Service Records of Union Colored Troops, 1863-1865]  
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1932431 Civil War Service Records of Union Colored Troops, 1863-1865]  
  
[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1916234 United States Records of Confederate Prisons of War, 1861-1865]M598  
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1916234 United States Records of Confederate Prisons of War, 1861-1865]M598  
  
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<center>'''Newspapers'''</center>  
 
<center>'''Newspapers'''</center>  
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<br> Lathan A. Windley, ''[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/9217777 Runaway Slave Advertisements: a Documentary History from the 1730s to 1790]'', 4 v. (Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1983). Contents: Vol.1 Virginia and North Carolina -- v.2 Maryland -- v.3 South Carolina -- v.4 Georgia. <br> <br>  
 
<br> Lathan A. Windley, ''[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/9217777 Runaway Slave Advertisements: a Documentary History from the 1730s to 1790]'', 4 v. (Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1983). Contents: Vol.1 Virginia and North Carolina -- v.2 Maryland -- v.3 South Carolina -- v.4 Georgia. <br> <br>  
 
<center>'''Oral History'''</center> <br>  
 
<center>'''Oral History'''</center> <br>  
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*[http://docsouth.unc.edu/neh/ American Slave Narratives]<br>
 
*[http://docsouth.unc.edu/neh/ American Slave Narratives]<br>
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*[http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/voices/ Voices from the Days of Slavery] <br>
 
*[http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/voices/ Voices from the Days of Slavery] <br>
  
<br> ''The American Slave: A Composite Autobiography. ''by George P. Rawick. 19 volumes with Supplement, [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/61226?availability=Family%20History%20Library Series 1 and 2] make 42 volumes. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Pub. Co., [1972- <br><br>  
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<br> ''The American Slave: A Composite Autobiography. ''by George P. Rawick. 19 volumes with Supplement,  
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/61226?availability=Family%20History%20Library Series 1 and 2] make 42 volumes. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Pub. Co., [1972- <br><br>  
 
<center>'''Periodicals''' <center></center><br>  
 
<center>'''Periodicals''' <center></center><br>  
[http://www.readex.com/content/african-american-periodicals-1825-1995 African American Periodicals, 1825-1995] from Readex  
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*[http://www.readex.com/content/african-american-periodicals-1825-1995 African American Periodicals, 1825-1995] from Readex  
  
[http://web.ebscohost.com/ehost/results?sid=725c0b79-c017-4964-8613-2eadc0f36886%40sessionmgr110&vid=3&hid=108&bquery=African+American+Periodical&bdata=JmRiPTMxaCZ0eXBlPTAmc2l0ZT1laG9zdC1saXZl American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection] from Ebsco  
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*[http://web.ebscohost.com/ehost/results?sid=725c0b79-c017-4964-8613-2eadc0f36886%40sessionmgr110&vid=3&hid=108&bquery=African+American+Periodical&bdata=JmRiPTMxaCZ0eXBlPTAmc2l0ZT1laG9zdC1saXZl American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection] from Ebsco  
  
[http://search.proquest.com/cv_667311?accountid=12084 Historical Newspapers and Periodicals] from ProQuest  
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*[http://search.proquest.com/cv_667311?accountid=12084 Historical Newspapers and Periodicals] from ProQuest  
  
[http://bsc.chadwyck.com/marketing/ International Index to Black Periodicals] from ProQuest  
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*[http://bsc.chadwyck.com/marketing/ International Index to Black Periodicals] from ProQuest  
  
 
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<center><center></center>'''Photographs'''</center><center></center><br>
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<center><center></center></center><center><center></center>'''Repositories'''<center><center><br> </center> <center><center></center>National Archives</center> <br>
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<center><center></center>'''Repositories'''<center><center></center><br>  
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*[http://www.archives.gov/research/african-americans/index.html African-American Heritage] <br>  
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<center><center></center>National Archives</center>  
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<br> [http://www.archives.gov/research/african-americans/index.html African-American Heritage] <br>  
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[http://www.archives.gov/research/alic/reference/black-history.html Black History] <br>  
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*[http://www.archives.gov/research/alic/reference/black-history.html Black History] <br>  
</center>Library of Congress</center> <br>[http://id.loc.gov/search/q=African+American&q=cs%3Ahttp%3A%2F%2Fid.loc.gov%2Fauthorities%2Fsubjects Library of Congress - African American] <br>  
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</center>Library of Congress</center> <br>
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - [http://iaar.unc.edu/ Institute of African American Research]<br>  
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*[http://id.loc.gov/search/q=African+American&q=cs%3Ahttp%3A%2F%2Fid.loc.gov%2Fauthorities%2Fsubjects Library of Congress - African American] <br>  
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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - <br>
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*[http://iaar.unc.edu/ Institute of African American Research]<br>  
  
 
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<center>'''Slave Trade'''</center>  
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<center>'''Slave Trade'''</center> <br>
<br> [http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/sthtml/sthome.html American Memory - Slaves and the Courts 1740-1860]<br> [http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/sthtml/sthome.html]<br> [http://library.uncg.edu/slavery/ Digital Library on American Slavery] by The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. <br> [http://www.slavevoyages.org/tast/index.faces The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database] <br>  
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*[http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/sthtml/sthome.html American Memory - Slaves and the Courts 1740-1860]<br>  
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*[http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/sthtml/sthome.html]<br> *[http://library.uncg.edu/slavery/ Digital Library on American Slavery] by The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. <br> *[http://www.slavevoyages.org/tast/index.faces The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database] <br>  
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*[http://www.archives.gov/research/african-americans/slavery-records.html Records that pertain to American Slavery and the International Slave Trade *[http://library.uncg.edu/slavery/ Digital Library on American Slavery] by University of North Carolina at Greensbobo. <br>
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*[http://secure.amdigital.co.uk/Login.aspx?sessionID=ppdgsm45pltpj3555fcaig55&returnURL=http%3a%2f%2fwww.slavery.amdigital.co.uk%2fDefault.aspx&login=http://www.slavery.amdigital.co.uk/Login.aspx&cookiesTesting=true Slavery ,Abolition, and Social Justice]from Adam Matthew Digital
  
[http://www.archives.gov/research/african-americans/slavery-records.html Records that pertain to American Slavery and the International Slave Trade [http://library.uncg.edu/slavery/ Digital Library on American Slavery] by University of North Carolina at Greensbobo. <br>
 
  
[http://secure.amdigital.co.uk/Login.aspx?sessionID=ppdgsm45pltpj3555fcaig55&returnURL=http%3a%2f%2fwww.slavery.amdigital.co.uk%2fDefault.aspx&login=http://www.slavery.amdigital.co.uk/Login.aspx&cookiesTesting=true Slavery ,Abolition, and Social Justice]&nbsp;from Adam Matthew Digital
 
 
<center><center></center>'''Southern Claims Commission'''<center></center>  
 
<center><center></center>'''Southern Claims Commission'''<center></center>  
[http://prepro.slcl.org/branches/hq/sc/scc/steps.htm Southern Claims Commission] <br>
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*[http://prepro.slcl.org/branches/hq/sc/scc/steps.htm Southern Claims Commission] <br>  
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<center>'''Online Sources''' </center>  
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Search for: African American, Black Americans,and African American Genealogy  
 
Search for: African American, Black Americans,and African American Genealogy  
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*[https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch]
 
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*[http://www.genealogyintime.com/ GenealogyInTime Magazine]  
 
*[http://www.genealogyintime.com/ GenealogyInTime Magazine]  
  
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Are you aware of an online collection that is not given, please let us know. healeyje@familysearch.org  
 
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This page is dedicated to Online African American Collections. When searching the online databases and collections search by the individuals name, state, or record type.

African American Online Database
This is a collection of links to African American Online databases.
Vital Records
Births


Marriages

Freedmen's Bureau Marriages, 1815-1869


Deaths

Social Security Death Index


'Bank Records

Freedman's Bank Records, 1865-1874 (M817 Deposit Ledgers in Branches of the Freedman's Saving and Trust Company).


African American Biography

Bureau of Refugee, Freedmen and Abandoned Land


Cemeteries
Census

US Federal 1790-1940
FamilySearch

Ancestry ($)


Slave Schedules 1850 and 1860


State Census

See Family Search Wiki articale State Census for the State you are interested in:

Collections

American Memory - Slaves and the Courts 1740-1860


Land Records

Migration


Military Records

Daughters of the American Revolution Genealogical Research System

War of 1812
Civil War

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Newspapers


Historical newspapers



Current newspapers


African American Newspapers



Lathan A. Windley, Runaway Slave Advertisements: a Documentary History from the 1730s to 1790, 4 v. (Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1983). Contents: Vol.1 Virginia and North Carolina -- v.2 Maryland -- v.3 South Carolina -- v.4 Georgia.

Oral History


The American Slave: A Composite Autobiography. by George P. Rawick. 19 volumes with Supplement,

  • Series 1 and 2 make 42 volumes. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Pub. Co., [1972-

Periodicals


Repositories

National Archives

Library of Congress

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill -


Slave Trade


Southern Claims Commission


Online Sources

Search for: African American, Black Americans,and African American Genealogy

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Are you aware of an online collection that is not given, please let us know. healeyje@familysearch.org