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The Help Index
Have you ever found yourself searching relentlessly for a former slave ancestor whose name was Kiah, Riahs, Cresy, Fronie, or Vergie? Or found so many variations on a common name that it made your head spin? This is a problem not so unique to veteran genealogists, but to the beginner this can be the most demoralizing aspect of their initial family history search. Here we have provided a link to the most commonly used slave name variations to assist you in your search.
The African American Researcher's Guide to Online Genealogical Sources
Common Headstone Abbreviations
African American Genealogy with Fallon Green Blog
Untying the Gordian knot of African American Civil War Era Research.