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Online collections of African American records for family history or finding ancestry, including vital records, slavery or freedman's records, slave narratives, and genealogy.

Remember that your African American ancestors are also represented in all the usual records made about the general populace: census, cemeteries, obituaries, military, and so on. This chart shows records that specialize in just African American records, but you should also search all the online records for the states in which they lived.

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


Marriages
Deaths
'Bank Records

African American Biography

Bureau of Refugee
Country-Wide
Cemeteries
Census

US Federal 1790-1940

Collections

Maps

Migration

Military Records

Civil War
Newspapers
African American Newspapers

Periodicals

Slave Trade
Country-Wide
Southern Claims Commission
Surnames

 

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