Published by LegacyFamilyTree: Mending Broken Ties: Reconstructing Family Trees Sawed by Slavery – free webinar by Melvin Collier now online for limited time

“We are on our ancestors’s time” is how Melvin Collier summed up his inspiring webinar today. It has been 150 years since the beginning of freedom for all Americans. We are celebrating by hosting the Freedom Webinar Series. Today’s webinar, the third in the series, was presented by author and researcher, Melvin J. Collier. Its…

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Published by FamilyTreeGirl: Was Your British Ancestor a Slave Owner?

Originally posted on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter:Slavery was abolished in the British Empire in 1833. Those who had owned slaves were compensated at the time for their financial losses when they lost their slaves. Historians from University College London (UCL) have catalogued the 46,000 British subjects who were compensated by the British government…

http://familytreegirl.com/2015/07/14/was-your-british-ancestor-a-slave-owner/

Published by FamilyTreeGirl: My Slave Ancestors Blog by Robyn Smith

This blog has some great information on how to research your slave ancestry. For those who are researching slave ancestry are familiar with the challenges. It is critical to know where to locate records and know what records you are looking for. I always suggest when you are researching any ancestor that you develop a […]

http://familytreegirl.com/2015/07/13/my-slave-ancestors-blog-by-robyn-smith/