Reasonably Exhaustive Research of African American Families That Came Out of Slavery

LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson, JD, LLM, CG, CGL, FASG
Oct 6, 2017
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Speaker's Introduction
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Historical Context
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Cluster Research
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Gather Family Stories
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US Census Records
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Follow the Paper Trail
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The Second Diaspora
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Boundary Changes
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Selected Databases
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About this webinar

The first component of the Genealogical Proof Standard is the conduct of reasonably exhaustive research. This lecture will highlight the sources and strategies available to meet this requirement in the case of African American ancestors who were enslaved.

About the speaker

About the speaker

LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson was elected as a trustee of the Board for Certification of Genealogists (BCG) in 2016 and served as President from 2019-2022. She was elected a Fellow of the American Society of Genealogists in October 2021. She enjoyed a 3
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