Monthly Archives: January 2014

15 January 2010: A Friend Of Friends: Lessons From The Underground Railroad

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New Kids On The Blog AAGSAR

To Our Ancestors, … we stand before you now, your living legacy, the flesh and blood of our collective dreaming, and we realize with a knowing deeper than the flow of human blood in human veins that we are part of … Continue reading

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Achilles Acree

Subject: Achilles Acree Born:  In Virginia, United States Question: Are there two Achilles Acree in Caroline County? 1809 Caroline County Virginia                                         … Continue reading

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Major ACREE CASE 1780-1840

  Subject: Major Acree Born: 1780 in Virginia, United States Timeline  1785. Chapter LXXVIII. Every person of whose grandfathers or grandmothers anyone is or shall have been a Negro, although all his other progenitors, except that descending from the Negro … Continue reading

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Acree DNA Project

DNA project Charles Acree established the Acree Surname DNA Project at the Ancestry.com testing firm in August 2006 and have administered it since then. The project currently has more than forty participants. All of them live in the U.S., with the exception … Continue reading

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“America’s Oldest Negro Coummunity” “Gouldtown traces it’s history back 250 years…”

Gouldtown New Jersey has been called the oldest colored settlement in America, 40 miles from Philadelphia Pennsylvania Ebony, Feb 1952 and courtesy of Lishia Durham Heard and D. Robert Dunn

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What is Melungeon?

Excerpt from Melungeon DNA Study Reveals Ancestry, Upsets ‘A Whole Lot Of People’ by TRAVIS LOLLER 05/24/12 Huff Post NASHVILLE, Tenn. — For years, varied and sometimes wild claims have been made about the origins of a group of dark-skinned Appalachian residents … Continue reading

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