Notes and Documents of Free Persons of Color

Anita Wills
Sep 3, 2021
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Speaker's Introduction
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The White African Mixture
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Queen Aliquippa
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Revolutionary War
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Free Negro Registry
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Wicomico Indian Nation
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Monocan Indian Nation
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Announcements / prizes
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Questions / answers
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About this webinar

The presentation will focus on Free Persons of Color in the Region of Maryland, Virginia, Delaware and Pennsylvania. The presentation will trace generations of inhabitants of those regions and their interaction with Europeans. Included in the presentation is the historical backdrop which occurred during the timelines. Ms. Wills will use her book as a guide to the lines presented at the presentation.

About the speaker

About the speaker

Ms. Wills was born and raised in Pennsylvania and currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area. She is a writer and Author of six books: Notes and Documents of Free Persons of Color (including Revised Edition), Pieces of the Q
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  1. PR
    Patricia Rongey
    3 years ago

    interesting- I lived in Liberia West Africa for 2 years – so people from that are interesting to me.
    thanks so much for speaking. ladypatricia USA

  2. DW
    Delores Walters
    3 years ago

    Extensive research went into Anita’s findings, but difficult to follow all the interconnections. No easy solution, but perhaps using the diagram presented at the end would help and referring back to it each time an ancestor was discussed.

  3. LK
    LaVerne King
    3 years ago

    A wealth of information

  4. JW
    Julie Wilson
    3 years ago

    Outstanding presentation.

  5. BB
    Brian Boneham
    3 years ago

    Brilliant webinar documenting how slaves from Africa influence the future genealogy of the USA.

  6. NP
    Nancy Prisk
    3 years ago

    Anita spoke from the heart. Such a gift from her mother that she had the opportunity to hear her family’s oral history. Thank you Anita. I have just ordered 3 of your books on Amazon and look forward to finding out more about my early roots.

  7. SG
    Sue Grable
    3 years ago

    Her genealogy descendancy was a little confusing, but her research and documents were great

  8. JS
    Jerome Spears
    3 years ago

    Well done! Thanks!


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