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 is the descendant of formerly enslaved ancestors, enslavers, and free people of color. She authors two blogs: “Into the LIGHT” and “Genea-Related;” and produces a “(Mostly) African-American Funeral Programs” online databa
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