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Tracing Your Roots: My ‘Merikin’ Ancestor
Escaped Slavery Tracing Your Roots: My ‘Merikin’ Ancestor Escaped Slavery

Researching those who chose to fight for the British and emigrate to Trinidad in order to be free.

Tracing Your Roots: Is My Spouse Kin to a Man Who
Freed 81 Slaves? Tracing Your Roots: Is My Spouse Kin to a Man Who Freed 81 Slaves?

Sleuthing the tale of a “bachelor” slave owner who freed those enslaved at Virginia’s Tynes Plantation in his will.

Tracing
Your Roots: Did My Wife Descend From Runaway Slaves? Tracing Your Roots: Did My Wife Descend From Runaway Slaves?

A Canadian resident tries to confirm the origins of his wife’s ancestors, who reportedly traveled the Underground Railroad.

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