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Abstracts From Funeral Programs

African-American Lumberman: Their Homes and Families (ca.1908) (East Texas)

African-American Resources in the Tyler Public Library

Apprentice Records - Smith County, Texas -1867-1870

BIOGRAPHIES

Black Genealogy and the African American Museum: A Common Mission by Theodore M. Lawe, Curator/Archivist/ Historian, The A. C. McMillan African American Museum, Emory, TX (Presentation at ETGS, Tyler, TX, 8 Feb 2003)

BOOKS

BORN IN SLAVERY: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938

CEMETERIES - Predominantly African American

CHURCHES in Smith County and nearby!

CITY DIRECTORY

Freedman's Bureau Report of an Inspection of the Texas State Penitentiary at Huntsville, Walker County - Smith County People.

MEDICAL RECORDS - Dr. Samuel Overton treated many African American citizens living in and around the pioneer community of Omen, Texas during the last half of the nineteenth century. Click on Medical Records for a full listing of all patients. African American patients are identified in the "Status" column by "f" (indicating freedman or freedwoman) or "c" (indicating colored).

NEWSPAPER ARTICLES

OBITUARIES

PERSONAL HOME PAGES

  • Dewberry Family Tree - BELL, BERRY, BRITTON, BROWN, CHILTON, COWAN, DEWBERRY, DIXON, DRIGGUS, DUNBAR, GASTON, GEORGE, GRAHAM, GRISSETT, HARRISON, HARRISON-MASTERS, HOUSTON, HUDSON, JACKSON, JOHNSON, JONES, LEWIS, LOVE, MASTERS, MCDONALD, MCFALL, MENEFEE, NALL, OLDEST, OWENS, PORTER, PRESTON, RAIBON, SANDERS, SCOTT, STEWART, STUBBS, TAYLOR, TURNER, TYLER, WHITE, WHITING, WILLIAMS, YOUNG

  • Linda's Genealogy Page - Terrell, Williams, Jones & Harris

  • Tracey Hughes Genealogy Home Page - ARMSTRONG, BLACKWELL, BROWN, CALHOUN, EUBANKS, EVANS HAWTHORNE/HOWTORNE, HODGES, HUGHES, ISAAC(S), ISOME, KELLY/KELLEY, LEDBETTER, McCARTHY/McCARTER, McCRIMMON, MITCHELL, MOSS, SIMON, STEVERSON, TRICE, WALTERS, YOUNG

REUNIONS

SCHOOLS

Texas College, Vesper Exercises, July 25, 1948

SLAVES - Named in Smith County Records

TEXAS HISTORICAL COMMISSION

VITAL RECORDS

 

 

EXCELLENT HELP FROM OTHER SOURCES

African-American Griots A website that is dedicated to assisting all of those in pursuit of their African-American ancestry by being a central depository for African-American records of  historical proportion. Texas specific.

Black Soldiers in the American Revolution

Buffalo Soldiers

Cyndi's List of African-American Links

Introduction to African-American Genealogy - About Genealogy Site

The Texas Slavery Project - seeks to recover the names and biographical
information for every slave who ever lived in Texas.

United States Colored Troops - Civil War

This And That Genealogy Tips on African-American Genealogy

 


 

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