AFRICAN-AMERICAN RESEARCH in Baldwin County
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!!
Freedman's Bureau Records at national archives
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.
Baldwin County Cemeteries
Memory Hill Cemetery
FAMILY HISTORY CENTER RECORDS
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"African-American Family Research" Part 2
by Roseanne Hogan, Ph.D.
(Ancestry Magazine, Jul/Aug 1996, Vol. 14, No. 4)
"The Challenge of African American Research" (above)
by Curt B. Witcher, FUGA
(Ancestry Magazine, Sep/Oct 1997, Vol. 15, No. 5)
"The Freedman's Savings and Trust Company
and African American Genealogical
Research" By Reginald Washington (Prologue: Quarterly of the National Archives
and Records Administration Summer 1997, vol. 29, no. 2)
Eileen Babb McAdams copyright 2004