Published by GenealogyAdventures: My first African ancestor discovered

When it comes to African American genealogy, finding an African ancestor seems like a pipe-dream. It’s like winning the lottery jackpot. It’s the holy grail. The idea of it seems so impossible, it brings to mind an image of Don Quixote fighting windmills – well, it does to my literary mind at any rate. Thanks […]

https://genealogyadventures.wordpress.com/2016/02/10/my-first-african-ancestor-discovered/

Published by MyRootsMyBlog: Freedmen’s Cemetery

It’s amazing how many historic sites are in our backyards and most of the time we don’t even go explore them. I go visit historic sites out of town but not in my home town, that will change anyway Alexandria,VA isn’t technically my backyard but I visit quite often to see  family but I hardly […]

https://myrootsmyblog.wordpress.com/2016/01/19/freedmans-cemetery/

Published by My Roots My Blog: The Freedmen’s Bureau Project Needs Your Help!

The Freedmen’s Bureau Project needs help indexing nearly 4 million records to make them searchable online. I have already signed up to start transcribing some records. For more information and to volunteer visit www.discoverfreedmen.org 

https://myrootsmyblog.wordpress.com/2015/06/26/the-freedmens-bureau-project-needs-your-help/