"I teach an advanced class at the local community college. The first time I taught it, I covered the GPS in class 1, and everybody's eyes glazed over;) I have since moved it to Class 5, and it is received much more charitably--after we've…"
I am LOVING this!!! I hope this idea spreads to us all..I hope we can take all turns contributing our own brick walls and strategies.
Here is my shot at what you've put up thus far: try the Methodist Archives located at Drew…"
"For many years, my favorite was pension records, for obvious reasons. The past 3 years, it has become court records. The unique nature of what you can find in them has me hooked;) While I love going into county courthouses, alot of the records I…"
"Thank you so much for posting this, especially the attachments. My ancestors were from Hardin County, TN which is not far from Corinth. Some of my ancestors and many in their community joined the 55th USCT and I have been tracking that unit for many…"
"My all time favorites have all been mentioned already:
Somerset Homecoming---inspiration and then some
Finding a Place Called Home--wonderfully instructive
Black Roots--basics and then some
Discovering Your African-American Ancestors--the case…"
Thanks for the tip. I purchased it yesterday, but still haven't received a link to the PDF. The Bynum slaveholders that I think a relevant to my line are from SC and northern FL, so there might be a connection to the AL group you are researching. If you come across a connection, please let me know.