Researching Black Loyalist Communities in Canada

Janice Lovelace, PhD
Nov 1, 2019
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Colonial Times
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Slavery in Canada
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Black Loyalists
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War Ends
6m 35s
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Life in Canada
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Further Moves
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Finding Records
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About this webinar

Thousands of Black people (primarily men) fought on both sides of the Revolutionary War – as Patriots and Loyalists – hoping that freedom from slavery would come with the end of the war. This session looks at those who fought with the British – Black Loyalists. Who were they and  what happened to them after the war when they fled to Canada?  Learn where to locate records to find out more about the people and their communities.

About the speaker

About the speaker

Janice Lovelace is a genealogical researcher, educator, author, and lecturer, with over thirty years of experience. She completed the Genealogy and Family History certificate at the University of Washington in 2012, the certificate program in
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