A message board posting listing “freedmen” kin raises questions.
Finding Virginia forebears who lived uncertain lives in the shadow of the Nat Turner rebellion.
The largest manumission case in U.S. history led to a unique community in Virginia.
A forebear emancipates his slaves in the 1840s, but “freedom” was a relative term in 1840s Kentucky.
An upcoming family reunion motivates a young woman to prepare an accurate presentation about the storied family matriarch.