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Researching Persons of Color: African American Genealogy in North Carolina and the U.S.

African American Genealogy

Learn about how to research the family history for Persons of Color.  This “footnotes” episode features Renate Yarborough Sanders.  She teaches us how to research African American ancestors and the records for genealogy in the United States. Handout listed below. About Renate Yarborough Sanders: … Continue Reading “Researching Persons of Color: African American Genealogy in North Carolina and the U.S.”

Shout Out to NC Summer Series – Worth Watching!

Here’s a big shout out to Renate Yarborough Sanders and Taneya Koonce for doing the “Let’s Talk NC Genealogy: Summer Series“ (watch live or replay) on genealogy research in North Carolina. These are excellent YouTube videos hosted by these two ladies as well as a different… Continue Reading “Shout Out to NC Summer Series – Worth Watching!”

10 Tips for U.S. Census Records for Genealogy Research

CLICK THE IMAGE TO GO TO THE VIDEO! Here are 10 tips about the U.S. Census Records and how they can help you with your genealogy research.  As you work on your family history, you’ll come to realize that census records can be the… Continue Reading “10 Tips for U.S. Census Records for Genealogy Research”

How to Research the Social Security Death Index Online

Are you familiar with the Social Security Death Index as a resource for your family history? In this video I’m talking about the two sets of records available and how it can help you with your genealogy research. Also, I’ll talk about where to… Continue Reading “How to Research the Social Security Death Index Online”

Headstone Designs, Symbols, Cherubs, Iconography Found in Cemeteries and Their Meaning

Have you ever wondered what Headstone Designs, Symbols, Cherubs & Icons mean when you’re visiting cemeteries?  Can they help you with your genealogy? In this video we’re going to explore the historic icons found in graveyards and cemeteries and talk about their meaning. Special… Continue Reading “Headstone Designs, Symbols, Cherubs, Iconography Found in Cemeteries and Their Meaning”

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