Records on this website


NC Freedmen Transported to Other States, 13 Pages: start here
African Americans in the Revolutionary War
African American Histories & Articles on the US Colored Troops Pages
U.S. Colored Troops of North Carolina-includes names, regimental lists, histories, etc.
African Americans in the American Revolution
African American Medal of Honor Recipients from NC:
>>>Aaron Sanderson
>>>William McBryar
>>>Eugene Ashley Jr.
>>>Lawrence Joel
Image: 1850 slaves planting cotton -courtesy Joe A. Mobley, the University of North Carolina Press, and the North Carolina Office of Archives and History.
Image: The Underground Railroad - painting by Charles T. Webber
Plantations of North Carolina - by County, many linked to Slave Names

Records on Other Websites:


NC Laws Concerning Slaves & Free People of Color - compilation starting  1715
NC Slave Collections, 1748-1856 - NC Digital Collections
NC Runaway Slaves Advertisements 1751-1840 -UNCG Digital Collections
Digital Library on American Slavery - UNCG, numerous Slave Collections
Race and Slavery Petitions - searchable database
Slavery Era Insurance Registry, CA insurance Companies
Slavery Era Insurance Policies Registry, IL insurance Companies
First Person Narratives of the American South -diaries, autobiographies, memoirs, travel accounts, and ex-slave narratives written by Southerners
Freedman's Bank Records 1865-1874 -searchable from FamilySearch
Virginia Manumissions-pre 1820 -lists of freed slaves & Registers of Free People of Color in VA, searchable
1860 Granville Co. Slave Schedule- Barnetta M. White's listing of Slaveowners & numbers of Slaves including districts
Christine's Genealogy -hundreds of records for African American research
Last Seen - searchable database of former slaves looking for family
Pictures of African Americans During WWII
How to Use Slave Schedules to Research Enslaved Ancestors
Pioneering Black Architects in North Carolina
The Rice Crop and Slavery in North Carolina -the expansion of slavery
Behind the Veil - audio & digital collections of African Americans in oral interviews
Large Slaveholders of 1860 and African American Surname Matches from 1870 -Tom Blake's site features research from NC & other Southern States
Roanoke Island Freedmen's Colony- former slave settlement in 1862
The Free Colored People of North Carolina, an essay by Charles Chestnutt
Slavery in America and the World - Collection of Slavery Era records
Thomas Day biography
>>>Thomas Day Museum on YouTube
African American Records: Freedmen's Bureau -Explanations of records from NARA
Links to Freedmen's Bureau Resources - NARA's listing of resources
Beyond the Kin Project -Research directory of Slaves & Slaveowners


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Last updated:  November 12, 2017