African Americans of Washington County, Georgia from Colonial Times Through Reconstruction

Adam L. Adolphus, Sr.


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While searching for information on his great-great grandmother, who was a slave from Washington County, Georgia, Adam Adolphus, Sr. decided to overcome the difficulties faced by genealogy researchers interested in the stories of African- Americans.  Mr. Adolphus spent 4 years researching family and church histories, and public records to create one- of- a- kind work about African Americans of Washington County from its earliest beginnings through the Reconstruction Period.  The book contains the names of over 30,000 of slaves, freemen, and freedmen of Washington County, Georgia, indexed according to Slave, Freedman, Freeman, and Descendants, as well as Slave Holder, Buyer, Inheritor, Hirer, and Others, making it easy for the researcher to locate information.  Very rare and precious photographs of Washington County slaves are included along with other photos of pertinent historical sites and documents.  Several fascinating, often emotional anecdotal stories complete the volume

Hard cover, 694 pages.

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