African American Online Genealogy Records

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<center>'''Census'''</center><br> <center>'''US Federal 1790-1940'''</center><br> <center>&nbsp;[https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch]</center><br>  
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<center>'''Census'''</center><br> <center><span style="color: rgb(204, 153, 153);">'''''US Federal 1790-1940'''''</span><br> </center> <br>  
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1438024 1870 United States Census]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1438024 1870 United States Census]  
 
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1417683 1880 United States Census]  
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1417683 1880 United States Census]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1610551 1890 United States Census]  
 
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1325221 1900 United States Census ]  
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1610551 1890 United States Census]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1727033 1910 United States Census]  
 
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1488411 1920 United States Census]  
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1325221 1900 United States Census ]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1810731 1930 United States Census]  
 
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*[https://familysearch.org/1940census 1940 United States Census ]<br><br>  
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1727033 1910 United States Census]
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*[http://www.ancestry.com/cs/us/family-tree?s_kwcid=ancestry.com&gclid=CNWMwbKk7LsCFQqCQgodC3gAnA&o_xid=57465&o_lid=57465&o_sch=Search Ancestry] ($) <br>
 
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<center><span style="color: rgb(204, 153, 153);">'''''Slave Schedules 1850 and 1860'''''</span><br> </center>  
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1488411 1920 United States Census]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1810731 1930 United States Census]
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*[https://familysearch.org/1940census 1940 United States Census ]<br><br>
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<center>[http://www.ancestry.com/cs/us/family-tree?s_kwcid=ancestry.com&gclid=CNWMwbKk7LsCFQqCQgodC3gAnA&o_xid=57465&o_lid=57465&o_sch=Search Ancestry] ($) </center>
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<center>'''Slave Schedules 1850 and 1860'''</center> <br>  
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*[http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8055 1850] <br>  
 
*[http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8055 1850] <br>  
*[http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7668 1860]
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*[http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7668 1860] <br>
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<center><span style="color: rgb(204, 153, 153);">'''''State Census'''''</span><br> </center> <br>
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See Family Search Wiki article State Census for the State you are interested in: <br>
  
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*[[New York Census|Example New York Census]]<br>
<center>'''State Census'''</center>
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<center>'''Collections''' </center>  
See Family Search Wiki article State Census for the State you are interested in: <br>
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<center>[[New York Census|Example New York Census]]</center> <center>'''Collections''' </center>  
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*[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 American Memory - Slaves and the Courts 1740-1860] <br>  
 
*[http://library.uncg.edu/slavery/ Digital Library on American Slavery]<br>  
 
*[http://library.uncg.edu/slavery/ Digital Library on American Slavery]<br>  
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*[http://www.inmotionaame.org/home.cfm;jsessionid=f8301280631389045341370?bhcp=1]also known as: Voyages, the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade<br>  
 
*[http://www.inmotionaame.org/home.cfm;jsessionid=f8301280631389045341370?bhcp=1]also known as: Voyages, the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade<br>  
 
*[http://www.inmotionaame.org/home.cfm;jsessionid=f8301280631389045341370?bhcp=1 The African-American Migration Experience] by New York Public Library <br>
 
*[http://www.inmotionaame.org/home.cfm;jsessionid=f8301280631389045341370?bhcp=1 The African-American Migration Experience] by New York Public Library <br>
 
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<center>'''Military Records'''</center> <br>  
 
<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 United States National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1938]  
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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/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]<br>
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1834325 War of 1812 Index to Pension Application Files, 1812-1910]<br>
<center><span style="color: rgb (203, 153, 153)">'''Civil War'''</span></center> <br>  
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<center><span style="color: rgb(204, 153, 153);">'''''Civil War'''''</span><br> </center> <br>  
 
*[[United States Colored Troops in the Civil War|United States Colored Troops in the Civil War ]]<br>  
 
*[[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]<br>  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1932431 Civil War Service Records of Union Colored Troops, 1863-1865]<br>  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1916234 United States Records of Confederate Prisons of War, 1861-1865]M598 <br>
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1916234 United States Records of Confederate Prisons of War, 1861-1865]M598 <br>
  
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| <center>'''Newspapers'''</center> <center><span style="color: rgb(204, 153, 153);">'''''Historical newspapers'''''</span><br> </center> <br>  
<center>'''Newspapers'''</center>  
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<center>'''Historical newspapers'''</center>  
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*[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?pages=30 NewspaperArchive.com]($).<br>  
 
*[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?pages=30 NewspaperArchive.com]($).<br>  
 
*[http://www.ancestry.com/search/locality/dbpage.aspx?tp=2&p=23&categoryFilterID=38&showPaging=true Ancestry.com]($)<br>  
 
*[http://www.ancestry.com/search/locality/dbpage.aspx?tp=2&p=23&categoryFilterID=38&showPaging=true Ancestry.com]($)<br>  
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*[http://www.freenewspaperarchives.us/ Free Newspaper Archives in the US]  
 
*[http://www.freenewspaperarchives.us/ Free Newspaper Archives in the US]  
 
*[http://www.elephind.com/ Elephind.com] Search engine that links to websites containing newspapers. <br>
 
*[http://www.elephind.com/ Elephind.com] Search engine that links to websites containing newspapers. <br>
 
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<center><span style="color: rgb(204, 153, 153);">'''''Current Newspapers'''''</span><br> </center> <br>  
<center>'''Current newspapers'''</center><br>  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~obituary/ RootsWeb Obituary Daily Times] (free) has a searchable database of over 14 million modern-day obituaries extracted by volunteers. Most are from 2000 or later, but some date back to the 1980s.<br>  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~obituary/ RootsWeb Obituary Daily Times] (free) has a searchable database of over 14 million modern-day obituaries extracted by volunteers. Most are from 2000 or later, but some date back to the 1980s.<br>  
 
*[http://www.abyznewslinks.com/unitemd.htm ABYZ Newslinks] (free) has a directory of links to newspapers online organized by state and city.<br>  
 
*[http://www.abyznewslinks.com/unitemd.htm ABYZ Newslinks] (free) has a directory of links to newspapers online organized by state and city.<br>  
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*[http://userdb.rootsweb.ancestry.com/news/ RootsWeb Newspaper Index].Database contains 454,372 records (48,485 surnames). Selected states, counties and newspapers (as contributed).  
 
*[http://userdb.rootsweb.ancestry.com/news/ RootsWeb Newspaper Index].Database contains 454,372 records (48,485 surnames). Selected states, counties and newspapers (as contributed).  
 
*[http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/contentsearch.aspx?&rt=news WorldVitalRecords.com]has an extensive collection of online newspapers.<br>
 
*[http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/contentsearch.aspx?&rt=news WorldVitalRecords.com]has an extensive collection of online newspapers.<br>
 
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<center><span style="color: rgb(204, 153, 153);">'''''African American Newspapers'''''</span><br> </center><br>  
<center>'''African American Newspapers'''</center>  
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*African American Newspapers, 1827-1998 from Readex <br>  
 
*African American Newspapers, 1827-1998 from Readex <br>  
 
*[http://search.proquest.com/cv_514189?accountid=12084 Historical Black Newspapers] from ProQuest<br>  
 
*[http://search.proquest.com/cv_514189?accountid=12084 Historical Black Newspapers] from ProQuest<br>  
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*[http://guides.hcl.harvard.edu/aasnewspaper] <br>
 
*[http://guides.hcl.harvard.edu/aasnewspaper] <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>  
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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>  
 
*[http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/snhtml/ Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938]<br>  
 
*[http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/snhtml/ Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938]<br>  
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*[http://docsouth.unc.edu/fpn/ First-Person Narratives of the American South]<br>  
 
*[http://docsouth.unc.edu/fpn/ First-Person Narratives of the American South]<br>  
 
*[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>
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<br> ''The American Slave: A Composite Autobiography. ''by George P. Rawick. 19 volumes with Supplement,  
 
<br> ''The American Slave: A Composite Autobiography. ''by George P. Rawick. 19 volumes with Supplement,  
  
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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - <br>  
 
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - <br>  
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*[http://iaar.unc.edu/ Institute of African American Research]<br>
 
*[http://iaar.unc.edu/ Institute of African American Research]<br>
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<center>'''Slave Trade'''</center> <br>  
 
<center>'''Slave Trade'''</center> <br>  
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<center>'''Southern Claims Commission'''</center>  
 
<center>'''Southern Claims Commission'''</center>  
 
*[http://prepro.slcl.org/branches/hq/sc/scc/steps.htm Southern Claims Commission] <br>
 
*[http://prepro.slcl.org/branches/hq/sc/scc/steps.htm Southern Claims Commission] <br>
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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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*[http://www.archives.gov/research/african-americans/freedmens-bureau/ National Archives]  
 
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*[http://www.freedmensbureau.com/ Freedmen's Bureau Online]  
*[http://www.archives.gov/research/african-americans/freedmens-bureau/ National Archives]
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*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/ AfriGeneas]  
 
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*[http://www.dogpile.com/ Dogpile] makes searching the Web easy, it has all the best search engines piled into one.  
*[http://www.freedmensbureau.com/ Freedmen's Bureau Online]
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*[http://www.genealogy.com/search/?s_kwcid=genealogy.com&o_xid=57494&o_lid=57494&o_sch=Search Genealogy.com]  
 
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*[http://www.ancestry.com/cs/us/family-tree?s_kwcid=ancestry.com&gclid=CPvNnMe20bsCFU5gfgodLgYAPA&o_xid=57465&o_lid=57465&o_sch=Search Ancestry.com] ($)  
*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/ AfriGeneas]
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*[https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch]  
 
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*[http://www.genealogyintime.com/ GenealogyInTime Magazine]
*[http://www.dogpile.com/ Dogpile] makes searching the Web easy, it has all the best search engines piled into one.
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*[http://www.genealogy.com/search/?s_kwcid=genealogy.com&o_xid=57494&o_lid=57494&o_sch=Search Genealogy.com]
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*[http://www.ancestry.com/cs/us/family-tree?s_kwcid=ancestry.com&gclid=CPvNnMe20bsCFU5gfgodLgYAPA&o_xid=57465&o_lid=57465&o_sch=Search Ancestry.com] ($)
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*[https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch]
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*[http://www.genealogyintime.com/ GenealogyInTime Magazine]  
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African American Biography

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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


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