Smith County, Texas
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|1850 Smith County, Texas,
1860 Smith County, Texas, Slave Schedule
1882 City Of Tyler Directory - Persons of Color listed under Inhabitants of the City of Tyler
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
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)
BORN IN SLAVERY: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938
CEMETERIES - Predominantly African American
CHURCHES in Smith County and nearby!
Emmett J. Scott High School - Reunion 2000
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).
PERSONAL HOME PAGES
The Descendants of Squire & Susan Flernoy Dewberry, Irving, Texas, July 23-25, 2004, with a trip to the Dewberry Plantation, Smith Co.
SLAVES - Named in Smith County Records
TEXAS HISTORICAL COMMISSION
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.
Cyndi's List of African-American Links
Introduction to African-American Genealogy - About Genealogy Site
Texas Slavery Project
- seeks to recover the names and biographical
This And That Genealogy Tips on African-American Genealogy
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