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Re: Family History, Genealogy, DNA & Geography

Good Morning Art,

Have you explored the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database developed by David Eltis at Emory University? I attempted to use the site when it first launched because I had already identified two ancestors who were born in Africa in the mid 18th century. I found the site extremely informative but I quickly realized that I needed to do more extensive research on the families that owned my ancestors and that I had to get DNA testing for myself and various relatives to make better use of the voyages data catalogued at the site. While I await DNA results, it seems as though you already have enough information to yield a good outcome from its use.

Good Luck,

18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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