A Formal Genealogy
Jupiter, Del. Augustina of Spanish West Florida and Her Descendants
with Related Families of Egan, Kelker, Palmer and Taylor. Franklin, N.C.:
A Family History
Patterson, Ruth Polk. The Seed of Sally Goodín: A Black Family of
Arkansas 1833-1953. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1985.
An Article in a Journal
Quander, Rohulamin. The Quander Family, 1684-1910. Journal of the
Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, V3 #2 (Summer 1982).
A Story About Your Search
Redford, Dorothy Spruill. Somerset Homecoming: Recovering A Lost
Heritage. New York: Doubleday, 1988.
You might wind up doing some of the following things, in addition to
your own genealogy project:
- A family webpage like that of Willie L. Robinsonís page,
Pike County, MS Magee-Varnado Heritage
- Preserving a local
cemetery or the records of a church
- Indexing a set of records that name slaves
- Abstracting wills that name slaves for your county of research
- Writing a family memoir
- Writing a history of a local African American community in your area