People of Color: Black Genealogical Records and Abstracts from Missouri Sources,  Volume 1

People of Color: Black Genealogical Records and Abstracts from Missouri Sources, Volume 1

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People of Color: Black Genealogical Records and Abstracts from Missouri Sources, Volume 1 - Teresa Blattner. “Finding source material that offers practical value to Missourians of African ancestry is the largest, single obstacle in researching their family history. What little information there is has focused primarily on either a small geographic area, or has documented a single family.” This volume includes information on individuals from the late 1700s to the late twentieth century, and reflects the varied sources necessary for successful research. A brief summary of the laws and statutes affecting both free blacks and slaves has also been included. Chapters are as follows: Roster of the 56th Regiment U.S.C.T. Infantry; Slave Schedules of Maries, Dunklin, Chariton, and Reynolds Counties; Church and School Records; Burial Records of Ste. Genevieve, Cooper, and Iron Counties; Plantation Records of Saline and Montgomery Counties; Black Marriages of Callaway and Morgan Counties; County and Circuit Court Records of Howard, Callaway, and Boone Counties; Cemetery Records of Boone, Montgomery, Warren, Callaway, Osage, Maries, Lincoln, Chariton, Dent, Audrain, Howell, Saline, Pike, Schuyler, Pemiscot, Pettis, Harrison, and Moniteau Counties; Runaway notices from the Missouri Intelligencer; Acts by the Twelfth General Assembly; and Contraband Negroes, Tipton Post, (Moniteau County) 1862.

(1993), 2012, 5½x8½, paper, 180 pp.

101-B0815 ISBN: 1556138156