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Genealogy
Jamboree

August

27
Saturday
9:15AM - 10:15AM

The Trifecta: The Secret Sauce of Researching the Formerly Enslaved

Presenter: Nicka Sewell-Smith


Genealogists and family historians alike have spent decades looking for a tried and true method for unearthing slaveholders of those enslaved prior to 1865. Learn how three crucial record sets (Civil War Pensions, the Freedmen’s Bureau, and Probates/Successions) can become just the wrecking ball needed to obliterate brick walls related to slavery.

Level:
Intermediate, Advanced
Topic:
African Diaspora, General Research Techniques