Monthly Archives: March 2014

FREE MIXED-RACE CHILDREN OF WHITE WOMEN LISTED IN INVENTORIES OF MARYLAND

FREE AFRICAN AMERICANS OF MARYLAND AND DELAWARE by Paul Heinegg stated that        ” During the colonial period in Maryland and Delaware: Over 600 free, mixed-race children were born to white women by African-American men. Fewer owned land than did their counterparts in … Continue reading

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African American Research in Maryland

African American Research in Maryland [Info from the Maryland State Archives] The following types of documents are available for African-American Research in the Maryland State Archives: Manumissions  A manumission is the legal document freeing a slave. The earliest manumissions were … Continue reading

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