Tag Archives: African American genealogy

Prince Hall Masons

Prince Hall Masons of Maryland trace their history to Massachusetts and Prince Hall, who is believed to been born the year of 1735 and died on December 4, 1807. I am assuming my gggrandfather German Downes belong to the Seventh … Continue reading

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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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“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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Major Acree Marriage Record

Major Acree, “Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940” Name: Major Acree Birth Date: Birthplace: Age: Spouse’s Name: Nancy Carter Spouse’s Birth Date: Spouse’s Birthplace: Spouse’s Age: Event Date: 23 Jan 1818 Event Place: Caroline County, Virginia Father’s Name: Mother’s Name: Spouse’s Father’s Name: … Continue reading

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