How Blacks have Irish Last Names | Ever wonder how a lot of African Americans & Caribbean have Irish last names? Is not because of Irish slave owners, no erase that foolishness……don’t think Gone With The Wind and the O’Hara plantation. What a lot of people don’t know is that Irish were slaves too, hundreds of thousands were sent to work in the West Indies and they blended with the black slaves thus we have Irish names like McFadden, McDonalds, etc. CLICK to read more

How Blacks have Irish Last Names | Ever wonder how a lot of African Americans & Caribbean have Irish last names? Is not because of Irish slave owners, no erase that foolishness……don’t think Gone With The Wind and the O’Hara plantation. What a lot of people don’t know is that Irish were slaves too, hundreds of thousands were sent to work in the West Indies and they blended with the black slaves thus we have Irish names like McFadden, McDonalds, etc. CLICK to read more

African-American Genealogy: 80 Top Resources for Finding Your African Ancestors

African-American Genealogy: 80 Top Resources for Finding Your African Ancestors

AfriGeneas ~ African American & African Ancestored Genealogy| AfriGeneas is a site devoted to African American genealogy, to researching African Ancestry in the Americas in particular and to genealogical research and resources in general. #African #AfricanAmerican #BlackHistoryMonth

AfriGeneas ~ African American & African Ancestored Genealogy| AfriGeneas is a site devoted to African American genealogy, to researching African Ancestry in the Americas in particular and to genealogical research and resources in general. #African #AfricanAmerican #BlackHistoryMonth

80 Top African-American Genealogy Resources

80 Top African-American Genealogy Resources

African-American? How? If America was named in honor of Amerigo Vespucci (an Italian) and Africa was named for Scipio Africanus (another Italian), then an African American must be a slave . . . twice over! If a son receives his surname from his father then clearly something has gone terribly wrong regarding this people's identity.

African-American? How? If America was named in honor of Amerigo Vespucci (an Italian) and Africa was named for Scipio Africanus (another Italian), then an African American must be a slave . . . twice over! If a son receives his surname from his father then clearly something has gone terribly wrong regarding this people's identity.

African American Research: Tips for Tracing Families Post-1865| Tracing African American genealogies has many challenges. Many people think that all freed slaves adopted surnames after emancipation. However, slaves did typically have surnames; they were just not generally known by them in public or recorded with them. Yet, to themselves and within the slave communities they were known by a surname. Here are a few things to understand about African American surnames:

African American Research: Tips for Tracing Families Post-1865| Tracing African American genealogies has many challenges. Many people think that all freed slaves adopted surnames after emancipation. However, slaves did typically have surnames; they were just not generally known by them in public or recorded with them. Yet, to themselves and within the slave communities they were known by a surname. Here are a few things to understand about African American surnames:

Donyale Luna in Lurex by Paco Rabanne, photo by David Bailey for Vogue, 1966

Donyale Luna in Lurex by Paco Rabanne, photo by David Bailey for Vogue, 1966

African Slave Names | African American Surnames « The Washingtons of Wessyngton Plantation ...

African Slave Names | African American Surnames « The Washingtons of Wessyngton Plantation ...

10 Most Popular African-American Surnames| In honor of African-American History Month, we’ve compiled a list of the 10 most common African-American last names, and meanings. And who knows? You may be able to utilize this list of popular African-American surnames to discover some of your own long-lost ancestors! #AfricanAmerican #surnames

10 Most Popular African-American Surnames| In honor of African-American History Month, we’ve compiled a list of the 10 most common African-American last names, and meanings. And who knows? You may be able to utilize this list of popular African-American surnames to discover some of your own long-lost ancestors! #AfricanAmerican #surnames

Slaveholders and African Americans 1860-1870

Slaveholders and African Americans 1860-1870

A list of Slaveholders and African Americans in the 1860-1870

A list of Slaveholders and African Americans in the 1860-1870

emancipation of the american slaves in 1863 those african americans ...

Surnames for African-Americans - Former Slaves

emancipation of the american slaves in 1863 those african americans ...

WEBSTA @ juneambrose - #talktuesday #facts #Repost @bethannhardison・・・On this 4th of July...I think of Frederick Douglass...I wonder what would be his take on America today and the freedom it offers others, citizens and non-citizens alike.Happy 4th I say...with conscious concerns. Perhaps this too, shall pass.

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WEBSTA @ juneambrose - #talktuesday #facts #Repost @bethannhardison・・・On this 4th of July...I think of Frederick Douglass...I wonder what would be his take on America today and the freedom it offers others, citizens and non-citizens alike.Happy 4th I say...with conscious concerns. Perhaps this too, shall pass.

James Armistead Lafayette was the first African American double spy. An African American slave, Armistead was owned by William Armistead in Virginia during the American Revolution. James Armistead took the surname of Lafayette to honor   General Lafayette, whom he served under in the Revolutionary War.

James Armistead Lafayette was the first African American double spy. An African American slave, Armistead was owned by William Armistead in Virginia during the American Revolution. James Armistead took the surname of Lafayette to honor General Lafayette, whom he served under in the Revolutionary War.

"Old Elizabeth" was an African American woman preacher, born into slavery and emancipated in her 30s. She is not known to have used a surname. At 42 she began a career of preaching, despite white and male opposition. She's often cited as an early African Methodist Episcopal evangelist.

"Old Elizabeth" was an African American woman preacher, born into slavery and emancipated in her 30s. She is not known to have used a surname. At 42 she began a career of preaching, despite white and male opposition. She's often cited as an early African Methodist Episcopal evangelist.

African-American Genealogy: 80 Top Resources for Finding Your African Ancestors

African-American Genealogy: 80 Top Resources for Finding Your African Ancestors

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