Genealogy Projects tagged with Free on the Geni Family Tree

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  • American Colonization Society

    American Colonization Society The American Colonization Society (ACS) (in full, The Society for the Colonization of Free People of Color of America), founded in 1816, was the primary vehicle to support the return of free African Americans to what was considered greater freedom in Africa. It helped to found the colony of Liberia in 1821–22 as a place for freedmen. Among its founders wer...

  • Carter Manumission

    This project is an attempt to chronicle and connect all of the decendants of the 500+ slaves that were freed by Robert Carter III at Nomini Hall plantation, Westmoreland County Virginia in 1791 Robert "Councillor" Carter III (February 1727/28 – March 10, 1804) was an American plantation owner, founding father and onetime British government official. After the death of his wife, Frances...