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Genealogical Slave Records: Articles

Articles

Brasfield, Curtis. “‘To My Daughter and the Heirs of Her Body:’ Slave Passages as Illustrated by the Latham-Smithwick Family.” National Genealogical Society Quarterly 81 (December 1993): 270-282.

Brasfield, Curtis G. “Tracing Slave Ancestors: Batchelor, Bradley, Branch, and Wright of Desha County Arkansas.” National Genealogical Society Quarterly 92 (March 2004): 6-30.

Jupiter, Del E. “From Agustina to Ester: Analyzing a Slave Household for Child-Parent Relationships.” National Genealogical Society Quarterly 85 (December 1997): 245-275.

Lennon, Rachal Mills, and Elizabeth Shown Mills. “Mother, Thy Name Is Mystery! Finding the Slave Who Bore Philomene Daurat.” National Genealogical Society Quarterly (September 2000): 201-224.

McBride, Ransom. “Searching for the Past of the North Carolina Black Family in Local, Regional, and Federal Record Resources.” North Carolina Genealogical Society Journal 9 (May 1983): 66-77.

Mallory, Rudena Kramer. “An African-American Odyssey through Multiple Surnames: Mortons, Tapps, and Englishes of Kansas and Missouri.” National Genealogical Society Quarterly 85 (March 1997): 25-38.

Mills, Gary B. “Notes and Documents: “Can Researchers ‘Prove’ the ‘Unprovable’? A Selective Bibliography of Efforts to Genealogically Document Children of Master-Slave Relationships.” National Genealogical Society Quarterly 89 (September 2001): 234-237.

Nordmann, Christopher A. “Jumping over the Broomstick: Resources for Documenting Slave ‘Marriages’.” National Genealogical Society Quarterly 91 (September 2003): 196-216.

Peebles, Minnie K. “Black Genealogy.” North Carolina Historical Review 55 (Spring 1978): 164-173.

Randall, Ruth. “An Interracial Suit for Inheritance: Clues to Probable Paternity for a Georgia Freedman, Henry Clay Heard Sherman.” National Genealogical Society Quarterly 89 (June 2001): 85-97.

Rapport, Sara. “The Freedmen’s Bureau as a Legal Agent for Black Men and Women in Georgia: 1865-1868.” Georgia Historical Quarterly 73 (Spring 1989): 26-53.

Ruffin, C. Bernard, III. “In Search of the Unappreciated Past: The Ruffin-Cornick Family of Virginia.” National Genealogical Society Quarterly 81 (June 1993): 126-138.

Williams, Gary M. “Links before Emancipation: Afro-American Slave Genealogy in Virginia.” Magazine of Virginia Genealogy 32 (February 1994): 3-10.