Genealogy Projects tagged with African American on the Geni Family Tree

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  • DNA Mapping of the Slave Routes to the Americas

    Project twin: DNA Mapping of the Slave Routes to Southern Africa . Text that follows is just taken from that one - Please edit and replace as you develop the project: This project is in one of those niche areas of human research that you know someone is going to do a very significant inter-disciplinary PhD on - sometime in the near future. But, until then - it exists as a huge aporia that we ...

  • U. S. Buffalo Soldiers

    Buffalo Soldiers originally were members of the U.S. 10th Cavalry Regiment of the United States Army, formed on September 21, 1866 at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. This nickname was given to the "Negro Cavalry" by the Native American tribes they fought; the term eventually became synonymous with all of the African American regiments formed in 1866: 9th Cavalry Regiment 10th Cavalry Regiment 2...

  • Blacks of the Old West

    This is a sub-project for the Afro-, Africans throughout the Americas Master Project and the U.S. Westward Expansion/Wild West project. This project is about Blacks of the Old West (outside of the original 13 colonies/states). It not only looks at the Black cowboys , which covers mostly the late 19th century, but the early explorers, scouts, drivers, traders, runaways, fugitives, translators,...

  • Twenty Families of Color in Massachusetts, 1742-1998

    First published in hardcover in 1998, this book outlines twenty families of color in Massachusetts, including the descendants of Notables Quawk Barbadoes; James E. Biddle; Isaiah Butler; Andrew Camps; John Ceasar; Joseph J. Fatal; John T. Hilton; Peter M. Howard; Aaron C. Joseph; William Kellogg; Primus Lew ; Henry G. Lewis; Stephen Maddox; Betsy Raymond; Tho...