Genealogy Projects tagged with runaway slaves on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Slave Uprisings in Black History (US)

    Early Black History to the Civil War Slave Uprisings in Black History Slave Rebellion The struggle's of Black People (the New Afrikan Nation) in North Amerika: Black People's History and How the United States of America won its Independence from Britain (and the British empire). "Every organized rebellion, even when thwarted by the whites and their offspring, struck fear into the whit...

  • Fort Negro

    This project is for Fort Negro or Fort Appalachicola, Florida. Fort Gadsden Wiki Fort Gadsden Fort Gadsden is located in Franklin County, Florida, on the Apalachicola River. The site contains the ruins of two forts, and has been known by several other names at various times, including Prospect Bluff Fort, Nicholls Fort, Blount's Fort, British Post, Negro Fort, African Fort, and Fort Apala...

  • Fort Mose

    Official Website Summary TAKE A WALK THROUGH HISTORY Hidden away in the marshes of St. Augustine, Florida is one of the most important sites in American history: the first free community of ex-slaves, founded in 1738 and called Gracia Real de Santa Teresa de Mose or Fort Mose (pronounced Moh-Say). More than a century before the Emancipation Proclamation, slaves from the British coloni...

  • Creek Indian Chiefs and Leaders

    Creek Indian Chiefs and Leaders Draft 3/23/2011 by Marvin Caulk no special order Bosomworth, Mary, A noted Creek Indian woman, also known as Mary Mathews and Mary Musgrove Chekilli Davis, John Emistesigo. Known also as Gurister-sigo Fife Great Mortar (Yayatustenuggee) McGillivray, Alexander Opothleyaholo (properly Hupuehelth Yahólo) Weatherford, William (known also as Lamo...

  • Georgia in Colonial America, 1540-1740

    The coast of what is now the State of Georgia, from Savannah River as far as St. Andrews Sound, was known to the Spaniards as "the province of Guale" (pronounced Wallie), based on the indigenous peoples met by Hernando de Soto, the Spanish explorer, who first traveled parts of Georgia in 1540. British claims later conflicted with those of Spain. After obtaining a royal charter, Gen. James Ogl...