Personal Prologue

  • Providing genealogical research and consultation with an emphasis on southeastern
    • African American and
    • Native American communities .
  • Providing research in the identification of heirs.
  • Providing Research from on-line sources and local Washington, DC facilities.
    • Providing assistance with retrieval of information from Navy ship logs at the National Archives suitable for VA claims.
  • Providing assistance for the completion of lineage society applications.
  • Providing development of genealogical reports suitable for family reunions.
  • Providing Conference Workshops.
  • Providing Editorial and Proofreading services .

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Complete the Contact Form to get your free copy of my pamphlet: African American Genealogy: An Introduction. 

 

Margaret & Verna Lee circa 1920

 

Links to Handouts and Other Media

Freedmen’s Bureau Records

Who Did I Think I Was?

Genealogy Research Articles (as Margo Lee Williams unless otherwise indicated):

Once upon a Time in Hill Town. (2015). Thrive. (Asheboro, NC: The Courier-Tribune).

The Emsley Lassiter Family of Randolph County, North Carolina and Rush County, Indiana. (2014). Journal of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, Volume 32:59-78.

Go West Young Man: Emsley Lassiter, a Free Man of Color, from Randolph County, North Carolina and Rush County, Indiana. (2013). The Genealogical Journal by the Randolph County Genealogical Society of the Randolph County Historical Society, North Carolina, Volume XXXVII (1):50-60.

Miles Lassiter, an Early African American Quaker: Slave or Free. (2011-2012). Journal of the Afro-American Historical Genealogical Society, Volumes 29:68-78.

2006 Lassiter Family Reunion. (2006). A Celebration of 100 Years: Kate Lassiter Jones 1906-2006. 

The Herbert Randell Williams Family. (2006).

Miles Lassiter of Lassiter’s Mill (ca 1777-1850), Randolph County, North Carolina: A Short Family History (2005).

The Autograph Book of Lela Virginia Farnell. (1998). Journal of the Afro-American Historical Genealogical Society, Volume 17, Number 1.

Name Index to the Colored Tax Book Suwannee County, Florida Revenues for 1866 and 1867. (1996). (Journal of the Afro-American Historical Genealogical Society, Volume 15, Number 2.

The Division of Lands of Miles Lassiter. (1995). Journal of the Afro-American Historical Genealogical Society, Volume 14, Numbers 1 & 2.

Slave Inventory of Elisha Farnell. (1991). Journal of the Afro-American Historical Genealogical Society, Volume 12, Numbers 3 & 4.

 Lela Virginia Farnell Williams (1876-1914), An Early Student at the State Normal College for Colored Students, Tallahassee, Florida. (1990). Journal of the Afro-American Historical Genealogical Society, Volume 11, Number 4.

Using the LDS Family History Library in Building Your Genealogy. (1990). Journal of the Afro-American Historical Genealogical Society, Volume 11, Numbers 1&2.