Articles


Date Title and Publication
Sep 30, 2014 Actor Daniele Watts Discovers her Roots in the Free State of Jones
Renegade South
Jul 28, 2014 A North Carolina Community in Crisis, 1868-1869
Renegade South
Jun 26, 2014 Are Your Cousins Removed?
FamilySearch Blog
May 23, 2014 How Can I Get the Most Out of Online Genealogy Sites?
The Root
Mar 15, 2014 Researcher Seeks to Save Louisiana Slavery Records
SFGate
Jan 31, 2014 2 Families: 1 Black, 1 White. Have I Found the Link?
The Root
Nov 27, 2013 Advice on How to Research Family History, Part 4
The New York Times
Nov 20, 2013 Advice on How to Research Family History, Part 3
The New York Times
Nov 13, 2013 Advice on How to Research Family History, Part 2
The New York Times
Nov 6, 2013 Advice on How to Research Family History, Part 1
The New York Times
Aug 1, 2013 "Free Negroes" and "Mulattoes" of Gloucester County and the Tidewater Area of Virginia Prior to 1800
Renegade South
Jun 29, 2013 A Complicated Family History Places Black MD Woman in DAR’s Ranks
Washington Post
Jun 21, 2013 Breaking Medicine’s Color Barrier
The New York Times
May 20, 2013 New Research Tools Kick Up Dust in Archives
The New York Times
April 27, 2013 The World within Vanessa Williams
Los Angeles Times
Mar 20, 2013 Important Middlesex Historical Documents are Being Restored
Southside Sentinel
Feb 19, 2013 From Obscurity to Prominence:
The Life of King and Queen native William Andrew White

Tidewater Review
Feb 7, 2013 10 Amazing Online Archives for Black History
Open Academic @ Online Colleges
Feb 1, 2013 How to Trace Your Roots (Tracing Your Roots: We kick off our genealogy column with tips for finding Native American ancestry)
The Root
Jan 23, 2013 Hartfield Woman Authors ‘Irene Morgan’s Bus Ride’
Southside Sentinel
Jan 21, 2013 Henrico Student Shares Family History on Special Day
Richmond Times-Dispatch
Jan 14, 2013 Nathan Crowell on Racial Identity: Gloucester County, Virginia, revisited
Renegade South
Dec/Jan 2013 Woodfarm "Historic Past"
The House & Home Magazine
Dec 12, 2012 Crafting the Fabric of Michele Obama’s American Tapestry
The Afro-American Newspapers
Oct 17, 2012 ‘Morgan v. Virginia’ marker is dedicated
Southside Sentinel
Oct 3, 2012 Marker honoring Irene Morgan to be dedicated 10/13
Southside Sentinel
Jul 3, 2012 For Daughters of the American Revolution, a New Chapter
The New York Times
Jun 21, 2012 A Black Spy in the Confederate White House
The New York Times
May/June 2012 Emancipation Celebration: A Unique Chapter in Tappahannock/Essex County History
The House & Home Magazine
Apr 5, 2012 ‘Face to Face With the Rebels’
The New York Times
Mar 19, 2012 Family Tree’s Startling Roots
The New York Times
Mar 2012 Library of Virginia Acquires Volume Dealing with Slave Accounts from Middlesex County
Library of Virginia e-newsletter
Feb 23, 2012 Education was second career for Elton Smith Jr.
The Record Online
Feb 15, 2012 James Kinner: A Middlesex Pioneer in Religion and Education
Southside Sentinel
Feb 10, 2012 Been Workin’ on the Railroad
The New York Times
Feb 8, 2012 Northern Neck Chantey Singers to perform at St. Clare Walker
Southside Sentinel
Jan 6, 2012 Research Black Family History State by State
The Root
Dec 31, 2011 State adds 13 historical highway markers
Richmond Times-Dispatch
Dec 13, 2011 Not Your Grandfather’s Civil War Commemoration
The Atlantic
Dec 1, 2011 Not Your Grandmother’s Genealogy Hobby
The Wall Street Journal
Nov 10, 2011 "Free People of Color" in Old Virginia: The Morris Family of Gloucester County, a Case Study
Renegade South
Sep 8, 2011 A Database of Names to Trace Slave Ancestry
The New York Times
Aug 24, 2011 The Myth of the African American Confederate soldier
African American Genealogy Examiner
Jul 3, 2011 Searching for Your Revolutionary War Ancestor
Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter
Jun 1, 2011 Author Remembers Her Roots
Southside Sentinel
May/June 2011 The Rosenwald Schools
The House & Home Magazine
May 29, 2011 Forgetting Why We Remember
The New York Times
May 2, 2011 40 Best Genealogy Blogs of 2011
Family Tree Magazine
Apr 1, 2011 How Slavery Really Ended in America
The New York Times
Feb 18, 2011 Tracing your family roots has become a popular pastime
Dailypress.com
Jan 21, 2011 Teaching Civil War History 2.0
The New York Times
Nov 27, 2010 GeneaQuilts – A System for Exploring Large Genealogies
Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter
Nov 17, 2010 Do you write up your genealogy research?
African American Genealogy Examiner
Aug 28, 2010 Central Virginia Genealogy Resources-What's available?
Charlottesville Genealogy Examiner
Jul 27, 2010 101 Best Websites of 2010
Family Tree Magazine
Mar 10, 2010 Living History Comes to Essex County
Rappahannock Times

Civil War Portrayal
Southside Sentinel
Jan 22, 2010 Turn Web Pages Into PDFs
Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter
Jan 19, 2010 GenealogyBank.com releases African-American newspaper collection
African American Genealogy Examiner
Sep 16, 2009 More State Online Resources for African-American Genealogy: Virginia
African American Genealogy Examiner
Jun 8, 2009 State Online Resources for African-American Genealogy: Virginia
African American Genealogy Examiner
Jan 9, 2008 African-American Genealogy Group Meets Here
Rappahannock Times
May 16, 2007 School Building Cites Essex Native
Rappahannock Times
Nov 15, 2006 Maryland Family Researches In Essex
Rappahannock Times
Mar 22, 2006 Steps To Safeguard Your Family Recipes
Washington Post
Dec 8, 2005 Moore Marker Dedication
Rappahannock Times
Nov 17, 2005 Moore Day Declared
Rappahannock Times
Nov 17, 2005 Tracing Family Lines-Genealogical Research
Daily Press