georgia | Lowcountry Africana http://www.lowcountryafricana.com African American Genealogy and History in SC, GA and FL Tue, 29 Nov 2016 23:39:29 +0000 en-US hourly 1 104452015 Ten Years on a Georgia Plantation Since the War http://www.lowcountryafricana.com/ten-years-on-a-georgia-plantation-since-the-war/ http://www.lowcountryafricana.com/ten-years-on-a-georgia-plantation-since-the-war/#respond Thu, 01 Oct 2015 10:39:14 +0000 http://www.lowcountryafricana.com/?p=17205  

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Journal of a Residence on a Georgian Plantation in 1838-1839 http://www.lowcountryafricana.com/journal-of-a-residence-on-a-georgian-plantation-in-1838-1839/ http://www.lowcountryafricana.com/journal-of-a-residence-on-a-georgian-plantation-in-1838-1839/#respond Thu, 01 Oct 2015 10:26:00 +0000 http://www.lowcountryafricana.com/?p=17200  

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What Became of Slaves on a Georgia Plantation? Great Auction Sale of Slaves, at Savannah Georgia, March 2d and 3d, 1859 http://www.lowcountryafricana.com/what-became-of-slaves-on-a-georgia-plantation-great-auction-sale-of-slaves-at-savannah-georgia-march-2d-and-3d-1859/ http://www.lowcountryafricana.com/what-became-of-slaves-on-a-georgia-plantation-great-auction-sale-of-slaves-at-savannah-georgia-march-2d-and-3d-1859/#respond Thu, 01 Oct 2015 10:14:50 +0000 http://www.lowcountryafricana.com/?p=17194  

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Coming Wednesday, Nov. 6 ~ Lowcountry Roots Travel Blog! http://www.lowcountryafricana.com/coming-wednesday-nov-6-lowcountry-roots-travel-blog/ http://www.lowcountryafricana.com/coming-wednesday-nov-6-lowcountry-roots-travel-blog/#respond Wed, 30 Oct 2013 22:25:13 +0000 http://www.lowcountryafricana.com/?p=14109 Coming Soon! Wednesday, November 6, 2013, we will launch the new Lowcountry Roots Travel blog on LCA! And who better to launch a travel blog than Genealogy Travel Ninja Thomas MacEntee? Thomas has just published the Kindle book Family History Trippin’ – A Guide to Planning a Genealogy Research Trip. For the blog launch, Thomas […]

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Hinder Me Not ~ Sankofa Bound! Slave Dwelling Project’s Stay on Ossabaw Island, GA http://www.lowcountryafricana.com/hinder-me-not-sankofa-bound-slave-dwelling-projects-stay-on-ossabaw-island-ga/ http://www.lowcountryafricana.com/hinder-me-not-sankofa-bound-slave-dwelling-projects-stay-on-ossabaw-island-ga/#comments Wed, 12 Jun 2013 21:29:42 +0000 http://www.lowcountryafricana.com/?p=11619 Operated by the state of Georgia’s Department of Natural Resources, Ossabaw Island, Georgia would be the second stay for the Slave Dwelling Project with a high level of bureaucracy, Sweet Briar College in Sweet Briar, Virginia was the first. The nature of the Slave Dwelling Project now dictates that I invite as many other people […]

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Ancestors Seated in Yard of 312 Gaston Street, Savannah, GA, 1939 or 1944 http://www.lowcountryafricana.com/ancestors-seated-in-yard-of-312-gaston-street-savannah-ga-1939-or-1944/ http://www.lowcountryafricana.com/ancestors-seated-in-yard-of-312-gaston-street-savannah-ga-1939-or-1944/#respond Thu, 28 Mar 2013 22:23:57 +0000 http://www.lowcountryafricana.com/?p=11487 Today’s post on the Ancestors Page is a photo of an African American woman, perhaps an elder, seated with a young child in the front yard of 312 Gaston Street in Savannah, GA. The notation for the photo states that the picture was taken in 1939 or 1944. Please click on the image to view […]

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Searching Online Records for Georgia? Don’t Forget These Valuable Resources! http://www.lowcountryafricana.com/searching-online-records-for-georgia-dont-forget-these-valuable-resources/ http://www.lowcountryafricana.com/searching-online-records-for-georgia-dont-forget-these-valuable-resources/#comments Fri, 01 Mar 2013 05:09:23 +0000 http://www.lowcountryafricana.com/?p=11041 FamilySearch Georgia Collections (current to Feb 2013) Title Records Last Updated Georgia, Andersonville Prison Records, 1862-1865 Browse Images 8 Nov 2012 Georgia, Births and Christenings, 1754-1960 9,885 9 Mar 2012 Georgia, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865 1,776,643 21 Apr 2012 Georgia, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865 1,613 21 Apr […]

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Freedmen’s Labor Contract, A.J. Hardee With Tibby Williams, Louise Hunter and Emma Jones, Brooks County, GA, 1866 http://www.lowcountryafricana.com/freedmens-labor-contract-a-j-hardee-with-tibby-williams-louise-hunter-and-emma-jones-brooks-county-ga-1866/ http://www.lowcountryafricana.com/freedmens-labor-contract-a-j-hardee-with-tibby-williams-louise-hunter-and-emma-jones-brooks-county-ga-1866/#respond Mon, 11 Feb 2013 18:30:36 +0000 http://www.lowcountryafricana.com/?p=10870 Freedmen’s Labor Contracts Savannah, Georgia Labor Contracts, 1865-1868 Records of the Field Offices for the State of Georgia, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865-1872 NARA Record Group 105 M1903, Roll 82 TITLE OF CONTRACT: A J Hardee and Tibby Willliams and others DATE OF CONTRACT: April 27, 1866 PLACES MENTIONED IN CONTRACT: Brooks […]

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Freedmen’s Labor Contract, A.J. Hardee With Freedmen, Brooks County, GA, 1866 http://www.lowcountryafricana.com/freedmens-labor-contract-a-j-hardee-with-freedmen-brooks-county-ga-1866/ http://www.lowcountryafricana.com/freedmens-labor-contract-a-j-hardee-with-freedmen-brooks-county-ga-1866/#respond Sun, 10 Feb 2013 18:30:36 +0000 http://www.lowcountryafricana.com/?p=10865 Freedmen’s Labor Contracts Savannah, Georgia Labor Contracts, 1865-1868 Records of the Field Offices for the State of Georgia, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865-1872 NARA Record Group 105 M1903, Roll 82 TITLE OF CONTRACT: A J Hardee and George Jones DATE OF CONTRACT: April 27, 1866 PLACES MENTIONED IN CONTRACT: Brooks County Georgia […]

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Freedmen’s Labor Contract, T.A. Groover With Freedmen, Brooks County, GA, 1866 http://www.lowcountryafricana.com/freedmens-labor-contract-t-a-groover-with-freedmen-brooks-county-ga-1866/ http://www.lowcountryafricana.com/freedmens-labor-contract-t-a-groover-with-freedmen-brooks-county-ga-1866/#respond Sat, 09 Feb 2013 18:30:46 +0000 http://www.lowcountryafricana.com/?p=10861 Freedmen’s Labor Contracts Savannah, Georgia Labor Contracts, 1865-1868 Records of the Field Offices for the State of Georgia, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865-1872 NARA Record Group 105 M1903, Roll 82 TITLE OF CONTRACT: T A Groover DATE OF CONTRACT: April 16, 1866 PLACES MENTIONED IN CONTRACT: Brooks County Georgia NAMES OF FREEDPERSONS: […]

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