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AFRICAN-AMERICAN RESEARCH in Baldwin County

Please share with us any documents that you have regarding African-Americans who lived in Baldwin County. There are multiple sources, i.e. newspaper abstracts, wills, deeds, inventories of estates, which make mention of slaves or freedmen. I need YOUR help! Email me
 

FIRST STOP!
Georgia's Slave Population in Legal Records by David E. Paterson

Excellent and very, very thorough intro to Courthouse Records by David Paterson.
This especially applies to Upson County (but would be helpful for ALL Georgia Counties), and he gives many examples including names of slaves so you just might be lucky!!

 ARCHIVES-National

    Freedman's Bureau Records at national archives

BOOKS
Methodist Church Record Books, Milledgeville, Georgia, 1811-1876  Harrington, Hugh
Contains membership rolls of the Methodist Episcopal Church in Milledgeville from 1811-1876, including some slaves and lists of "colored" members.

CHURCHES

CEMETERIES
     Baldwin County Cemeteries
     Memory Hill Cemetery

CITIZENS

FAMILY HISTORY CENTER RECORDS

LINKS
 Best Place for Links, Newsletter, Database
 This site should be book marked and explored for all the best, and up-to-date material on African American
 

 Research. Afrigeneas.com

  •  Cindy's List of African American Resources
  • Association of Professional Genealogists - Nat'l & GA Chapters - Johnette Brooks
  • National Genealogical Society - Organizational Member
  • HOLLA at ya ANCESTORS.ORG (nonprofit goal stated on website, bylaws and Article of Incorporation Docs: Baldwin Co.  Afri-Amer Hx Research)

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    QUERIES
    Placing Your Query

    It is helpful to fellow researchers if you mention that you are looking for an African-American ancestor. This points them in the right direction to share information.