Join the Genealogy Revolution.
Search for your surname in the largest DNA database of its kind!

My Surname


Footnote.com

Banner - Family Tree Maker 2008

Domain Name Registration at GoDaddy.com 120x60


AfriGeneas Free Persons of Color Forum

Oral history and Benjamin Banneker

The oral history of Benjamin Banneker had the advantage that it was put in writing way back in 1836, but still thirty years after his death and over a hundred years after his birth.

In December 2006 a genealogist published records in the National Genealogical Society Quarterly which raised serious questions about his descent from a white grandmother named Molly Welsh. However, further analysis indicates that the story may have been generally true.

Page down to the Banneker family in the attached URL:

http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Adams-Butler.htm


18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
Copyright © 2002-2008 by AfriGeneas. All rights reserved.
AfriGeneas ~ African Ancestored Genealogy