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Black and White Southern Families in Antebellum Plantation Records

Sandy Point Plantation photo

— Presented by Ari Wilkins — The Southern Antebellum Plantation Records are an invaluable resource to Southern and African American researchers. This presentation will demonstrate the breadth of the collection, and how to navigate and apply the records to personal research.

Black and White Southern Families in Antebellum Plantation Records Webinar Replay

Ari Wilkins The Southern Antebellum Plantation Records are an invaluable resource to Southern and African American researchers. This extensive collection encompasses business and personal papers from numerous slaveholding families of the South. For white Southern families, the collection can uncover decades of genealogical history along with details such as the dynamics of personal relationships, communication, … Read more . . .

Finding Black Roots in a White World

Boyd family portrait

— Presented by J. Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA — Learn how to find African American family members in the pre-1870 United States. Utilize the tools and techniques that will help you identify and find resources to lead you to a family.

Journal Jottings, November 2019

By Diane L. Richard, NCGS Journal Editor, journaleditor@ncgenealogy.org After record-breaking heat here in the heart of the Carolinas in late September and early October, hopefully the cool weather has settled in and nature is putting on its fall showcase of colors. Along with the change of seasons comes a time of family events and celebrations. … Read more . . .

Journal Jottings, September 2019

By Diane L. Richard, NCGS Journal Editor, journaleditor@ncgenealogy.org It sure has been a hot summer here in the Carolinas! Hopefully when not vacationing, attending family reunions or other celebratory events, or just trying to stay cool, you’ve been able to advance your research. NCGS 2019 Fall Conference At the NCGS Fall Conference in November I … Read more . . .

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List of genealogy-related research resources, categorized, with links.

Mysterious Relatives Webinar Replay

Ari Wilkins Every genealogist has that mysterious relative – the ubiquitous ‘cousin’ who was always around with no obvious family connection. As researchers, we cannot figure out who this person is and how they are related to our family. Finding mysterious relatives on a census record; an entry in a family bible; or old letters … Read more . . .