Try a new Ancestry.com Membership!

Chat with us · LUNCH BUNCH · M-F noon-1:30pm ET · TUESDAY NIGHTS · 9pm ET




AfriGeneas is a site devoted to African American genealogy, to researching African Ancestry in the Americas in particular and to genealogical research and resources in general. It is also an African Ancestry research community featuring the AfriGeneas mail list, the AfriGeneas message boards and daily and weekly genealogy chats.

The word AfriGeneas is derived from African American Genealogy Buddies. It's pronounced:   A · fri · GEE · nee · as. Hear it spoken. Read more about AfriGeneas.



Support for AfriGeneas is generously provided by:

Generously hosted by Verve
Generously hosted by
Mississippi State University

:: RECENT POSTS ::
    1  Cherokee Freedmen Voting Since the 1890s  - Angela Y. Walton-Raji
    "I cast my first vote for chief of this Nation in August 1895, but the first vote that I cast was ca..

    2  Freedmen Voting Right Discussed  - Angela Y. Walton-Raji
    Recent issues have arisen about whether Cherokee Freedmen would be allowed to vote in upcoming elect..

    3  ...Your Ancestors on Social Media  - vkn
    Sharing is caring If you've ever tried - and failed - to hook your family on family history, now is ..

    4  Confederate Daughter Arises  - vkn
    After Years of Research..



    Banner - Ancestry.com



    Created: 9 May 1999 :: Updated: 01 Jul 2012
    Copyright 1999-2015 by AfriGeneas. All rights reserved.
    AfriGeneas ~ African American & African Ancestored Genealogy