Genealogy Projects tagged with Freedom Seekers on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Blacks in Early Canada: The Freedom Seekers

    The title of this project comes from the book: The Freedom Seekers: Blacks in Early Canada. Canada’s first black doctor, Anderson Ruffin Abbott, is among one of our nation’s most notable “passers.” His great-grandaughter, Catherine Slaney, only found out he was black in 1975 when sociologist Daniel Hill — an Ontario ombudsman and father of singer Dan Hill and author Lawrence Hill — went to inte...