Category Archives: Interracial marriages

The ongoing search of Major Acree’s ancestors.

It has been awhile since my last post, but I am still searching for my 4th great-grandfather Major Acree’s ancestors. Since the last post, I found a 3rd cousin Acree on 23andme  DNA. He is a male from a lineage … Continue reading

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Close relations of the slaves and indentured servants

Close relations of the slaves and indentured servants Run away in April last from Richard Tilghman of Queen Anne’s County in Maryland a Mulatto slave, Named Richard Mol- son, of Middle stature, about forty years old, and has had the … Continue reading

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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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“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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