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    1  Re: Sophia Sellers, the daughter of Adam Sellers - Lori Swaney Archey
    Regarding Shavers,Shafers There are burial records in the Alexander Cemetery in Greens Fork Township, Randolph County, Indiana. Currently fenced and located on the Comer farm. Permission to access is ..

    2  Sub-Saharan African Roots - Penny
    I am interested in learning more about my Sub-Saharan African Roots (DNA match) as well as posting finds in regards to Slave records. The DNA data from 23andMe suggest that my ancestor was related to ..

    3  Image of the ad from microfilm:  - David
    4  An unusual newspaper advertisement - David
    Found while copying runaway ads in the Georgia Messenger newspaper last summer. The AfriGeneas family knows well the story of Margaret Garner who, having escaped slavery to Ohio, as the slave catchers..

    5  Re: Stumped in Buffalo, NY - LANSING - Lisa B. Lee
    Yes, this DOES help. I lost him after 1851 (Commercial Advertiser Directory for the City of Buffalo..

    6  Re: Look-ups Stokes Co. Cohabitation Register - Penny
    If this look up is still available, I am interested in Baily, Patrick, Parker, and Whitley. Thank you, Penny..

    7  Charles McMullins, Inf. John (1840Fayette Co., KY)  - Penny
    This is not my relation but information I found in my search for another. TITLE: "Reports of Civil and Criminal Cases Decided by the ..., Volume 9; Volume 39 By Kentucky. Court of Appeals, James Hughe..

    8  Re: [Southern] Green Family in Abbeville, South Ca - DARLENE GARRETT
    HI, I WAS WONDERING IF YOU EVER FOUND ANY INFORMATION ON BARNEY /BONEY GREEN?..

    9  Re: Stumped in Buffalo, NY - LANSING - Arlene Polk
    To add to what Denise Oliver-Velez wrote, there is only one individual surnamed Lansing that is black on the 1830 census and his name is James Lansing, living in Schenectady, NY, aged between 24-36 wi..

    10  Re: Stumped in Buffalo, NY - LANSING  - S Meredith
    Also, the archivist for the Buffalo History Museum has done research which mentions Phoenix Lansing. Here is the meat of an article by here from the Buffalo News: The Frederick Douglass Paper of Jan. ..

    11  Re: Stumped in Buffalo, NY - LANSING - S Meredith
    In the 1841 Buffalo city directory, Phoenix Lansing appears on the "List of Colored Residents." By 1858, he was one of the trustees of the East Presbyterian (colored) church in Buffalo. A ca..

    12  Lee > TN Shelby Civil District 01 - Johan
    In 1940 census for Tn Shelby County Civil District# 1 Below household is listed: Lee, Emma Head 40 years old Lee, Leola Daughter 21 years old Lee, Mable Daughter 20 years old Lee, Maggie Daughter 18 y..

    13  Re: The first Chicago African Americans - Arlene Polk
    No Robert I wasn't aware of it. Thank you so much for alerting me and I am going to try and get the book...

    14  Re: The first Chicago African Americans - Robert Johnson
    Greetings Arlene! I appreciate how you so willingly share information. Are you aware of the following? Full text of "The Free Negro in Illinois prior to the Civil War, 1818-1860" I have at l..

    15  Re: The first Chicago African Americans - Arlene Polk
    Robert, There were free blacks in Illinois, long before 1840, including Du Sable, but there were simply none on the 1830 census for Cook county (Chicago). Free blacks were counted on the 1830 census f..



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