Tag Archive: Slave Name Roll Project

Slave Name Roll Project: RELEASING 13 Slaves Owned By Thomas Pace

I follow a Facebook page called, I’ve Traced My Ancestor’s Slaveholders. Not surprisingly, it is primarily geared towards African-Americans who are working to determine the names of the slave masters who had owned their ancestors. Some Caucasians, such as myself, belong…
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Slave Name Roll Project: Releasing the Names of More Slaves from My Ancestors

Recently I participated in the Slave Name Roll Project as found at Tangledrootsandtrees.blogspot.com. Blogger Schalene Dagutis encouraged those of us with ancestors who had owned slaves to publish the names of the slaves we find in documents, wills, correspondence, family Bibles,…
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Slave Name Roll Project: Releasing the Slaves of my Family

“It’s honorable to do…You’re RELEASING their Names and their Souls for their Descendants to hopefully find them one day. Every time this happens they are REJOICING. They have been in a book or what have you for so long”  ~ True A….
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