Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

22/2/2007

Interest in piecing together family trees grows among African-Americans

LEXINGTON — In 1783, after the rebellious colonists won the Revolutionary War, 3,000 African-Americans who had fled slavery to aid the British in exchange for freedom gathered at the docks of New York and boarded ships for Nova Scotia. Among them was James Langford, age 40, a “stout fellow” from “Brooklin, New York.” for more click here

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