Episode 51

Season 4

Finding and tracing enslaved ancestors

Researching the formerly enslaved is not impossible, but can be challenging and take time. Learn the the nuts and bolts of researching this segment of our ancestors, the emotional aspects of the search, and how it can add breadth to your family history project. Special Guest: Chris Haley, Director, Study of the Legacy of Slavery in Maryland at Maryland State Archives.

For Ask Mariah, we helped Reis Anderson track down his free person of color ancestor, William Menzies, in Jamaica.

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