African American DNA Research Forum
Re: After the DNA Results
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The Angola connection is via my great-grandfather's paternal line. My great-grandfather was born in Abbeville, South Carolina c. 1846, and I have traced back to his paternal grandfather, who was also enslaved in South Carolina. I really don't know where my 3rd-great grandfather was born - SC, VA, or Africa maybe. However, if he was born in S.C., it is possible that his father or grandfather was Africa-born, perhaps hailing from Angola.
I believe that enslaved Africans who were brought to Charleston, S.C. were sold as far north as North Carolina and Virginia. I wonder if there were any docks there in North Carolina?