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==== 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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| 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 Archiv[[Category:African American Records]]; {{FHL|281281|item|disp=FHL Book 973 X2pcu}}.</ref></center>
 
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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.
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*Martin, Joann and African-American Family History Association (Atlanta, Georgia), ''Slave Bills of Sale Project'' (Atlanta, Georgia;: 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 FamilySearch Catalog entry.
  
 
: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.<br>
 
: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.<br>
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*Cotner, Neal N. ''Extractions of Slaves' Names from Select Georgia and Alabama Wills'' (SLC, Utah, 1992) {{FHL|499126|item|disp=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.
 
*Cotner, Neal N. ''Extractions of Slaves' Names from Select Georgia and Alabama Wills'' (SLC, Utah, 1992) {{FHL|499126|item|disp=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&nbsp;: NARA, RG105, M798'' (Washington D.C.&nbsp;: NARA, 1968) {{FHL|362862|item|disp=FHL films 1498626 (first of 36)}}
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*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|362862|item|disp=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.<br>The library has bound numbers 791-800 together. Some numbers are missing.
 
:"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.<br>The library has bound numbers 791-800 together. Some numbers are missing.
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==== 1870-1900 Resources  ====
 
==== 1870-1900 Resources  ====
  
*Stewart, Roma Jones, ''Africans in Georgia, 1870'' (Chicago, Illinois&nbsp;: Homeland, c1993) {{FHL|682718|item|disp=Africans in Georgia, 1870}}
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*Stewart, Roma Jones, ''Africans in Georgia, 1870'' (Chicago, Illinois:Homeland, c1993) {{FHL|682718|item|disp=Africans in Georgia, 1870}}
  
 
==== Books  ====
 
==== 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]''  
*Caldwell, Arthur Bunyan, ''[http://archive.org/details/historyofamerica02cald History of the American Negro and His Institutions, Georgia Edition, Volume 2]''
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*Caldwell, Arthur Bunyan, ''[http://archive.org/details/historyofamerica02cald History of the American Negro and His Institutions, Georgia Edition, Volume 2]''  
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*''The Black Side'': a partial history of the business, religious, and educational side of the Negro in Atlanta, Ga. / by Edward R. Carter. - Atlanta:[s.n.], 1894/ - ix, 323 p.Micro 28148 F LC copy replaced by microfilm.
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*''Homecoming: African-American Family History in Georgia'' / Carole Merritt. - [Atlant[[Category:African American Records]]: African-American Family History Association, c 1982. - 122 p. E185.93G4 M47 1982
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*''Distinguished Negro Georgians''. - Dallas: Royal Pub. Co., [1961]. - 203 p. E185.93 G4 T7
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*''Profiles of Black Georgia Baptists'': two hundred ans six years of Black Georgia Baptist History, one hundred years of national Baptist history as told by Clarence M. Wagner. - Gainesville, GA.: Wagner, c 1980. - 268 p. BX6444.G4 W33
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*Mohr, Clarence L. ''On the Threshold of Freedom: Masters and Slaves in Civil War Georgia''. Athens: University of Georiga Press, 1986.
  
 
==== Online Resources  ====
 
==== Online Resources  ====
  
*Access Genealogy: [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/african/georgia/index.htm Georgia African American Genealogy]  
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*[http://crdl.usg.edu/?Welcome Civil Rights Digital Librar[[Category:African American Records]]
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*[http://cisupa.proquest.com/ksc_assets/catalog/100539.pdf Papers of the American Slave Trad[[Category:African American Records]]: part 1, Port of Savannah Slave Manifests, 1790-1860
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*Access Genealogy: [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/african/georgia/index.htm Georgia African American Genealog[[Category:African American Records]]  
 
*{{RecordSearch|1320969|Georgia Deaths 1914-1927}}  
 
*{{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: Georgi[[Category:African American Records]] (African American Genealogy Examiner)  
*[http://cdm.sos.state.ga.us:8888/index.php Georgia's Virtual Vault]  
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*[http://cdm.sos.state.ga.us:8888/index.php Georgia's Virtual Vaul[[Category:African American Records]]  
*[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 African[[Category:African American Records]] (Twitter: [http://twitter.com/LCAfricana LCAfrican[[Category:African American Records]]) 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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Help Index Freedmen's Bureau Records
Help yourself and others find their African American ancestors by participating in the [http://www.discoverfreedmen.org/ Discover Freedmen Indexing Projec. [http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865631024/LDS-Church-FamilySearch-launch-project-to-index-Freedmen7s-Bureau-records-of-4-million-former.html?pg=all June 19th Press Conferenc



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

  • Caldwell, Arthur Bunyan, History of the American Negro and His Institutions, Georgia Edition Volume 1
  • Caldwell, Arthur Bunyan, History of the American Negro and His Institutions, Georgia Edition, Volume 2
  • The Black Side: a partial history of the business, religious, and educational side of the Negro in Atlanta, Ga. / by Edward R. Carter. - Atlanta:[s.n.], 1894/ - ix, 323 p.Micro 28148 F LC copy replaced by microfilm.
  • Homecoming: African-American Family History in Georgia / Carole Merritt. - [Atlant: African-American Family History Association, c 1982. - 122 p. E185.93G4 M47 1982
  • Distinguished Negro Georgians. - Dallas: Royal Pub. Co., [1961]. - 203 p. E185.93 G4 T7
  • Profiles of Black Georgia Baptists: two hundred ans six years of Black Georgia Baptist History, one hundred years of national Baptist history as told by Clarence M. Wagner. - Gainesville, GA.: Wagner, c 1980. - 268 p. BX6444.G4 W33
  • Mohr, Clarence L. On the Threshold of Freedom: Masters and Slaves in Civil War Georgia. Athens: University of Georiga Press, 1986.

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 Archiv; [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/281281 FHL Book 973 X2pcu.