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/

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Published by GenealogyAdventures: Mapping my father’s mtDNA to African tribes

It probably comes as no surprise that I’m a conceptual thinker. And few things aid my understanding of concepts better than visuals. Especially when I create visual materials. As I create things I begin to see inter-relationships in a tangible way. It’s the way my mind rolls, and I’ve learned to embrace it. It’s like […]

https://genealogyadventures.wordpress.com/2015/12/13/mapping-my-fathers-mtdna-to-african-tribes/

Published by MyRootsMyBlog: Slave Market on Wall Street

This past May I wrote a post about New York City finally acknowledging that Wall Street was once the site of a Slave Market from1711 to 1762. Below is what the city put up to share some of the history of the Slave Market on Wall Street.

https://myrootsmyblog.wordpress.com/2015/08/14/slave-markt-on-wall-street/

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/