Finding Calvin: Following My Enslaved Ancestor Through Multiple Owners – A Case Study

Renate Yarborough Sanders
Jun 26, 2020
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Introduction
5m 46s
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Was Calvin enslaved?
10m 56s
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Cohabitation records
3m 46s
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Who owned Calvin?
18m 33s
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Who were the Neals?
13m 24s
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Conclusions
2m 38s

About this webinar

In this presentation, Renate models the research process of verifying that her great-grandfather was enslaved, and shares the methodology and documents used to document his owners during 25 years of enslavement. Presented as a case study.

About the speaker

About the speaker

Renate Yarborough Sanders has been engaged in genealogy research for two decades. She is the descendant of formerly enslaved ancestors, as well as enslavers and free people of color. Renate is the author of two blogs: “Into the LIGHT”,
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