African Ancestry in New York
HISTORY & BACKGROUND
An overview of African American settlement in this state including enslavement, migration patterns, communities, race issues and the peculiar characteristcis of the setting in which they lived. Establish a framework for understanding genealogical research in this state. Try to include links to on and off site resources to illustrate. Can be as short or extensive as serves the purpose.
STATE & LOCAL RESOURCES
Guide to finding resources in this state including libraries, state archives, university research facilities, genealogy societies, preservation organizations, churches. Can include a link to separate page(s) of resources by type, county or locale.
YOUR HEADING HERE
Main section(s) with subsections that will vary state to state. Can be elaborate or basic according to the host's preferences. This is the place for your original content. Can include links to other pages or offsite resources. Try not to reinvent the wheel and duplicate resources already online. If a particularly good site already exists that includes, say, African Ancestored cemetery records for your state, then link to it. You will include your own cemetery transcriptions here.
Original content specific to your state is what we're looking for.
QUERIES, SURNAMES & LOOKUPS
Maintain a query board or link to any existing one. Include the names, addresses or email addresses of volunteers willing to do research and/or lookups.
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