LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson: Author | Teacher | Certified Genealogical Lecturer ℠ | Certified Genealogist® | Fellow of the American Society of Genealogists
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Analyzing Probate Records of Slaveholders to Identify Enslaved Ancestors

22 October 2022

Because enslaved people were treated as a species of property, the fates of these ancestors were determined in probate proceedings incident to the settlement of the estates of enslavers. This lecture will focus on the analysis of probate records to identify enslaved ancestors.


22 October 2022
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Virginia Genealogical Society Fall Conference


Virginia Genealogical Society Fall Conference

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