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Black genealogy: Moving beyond the 1870 census

Jan. 31. Get in touch with your roots during Black History Month with a program at Mountain Island Library presented by Danielle Pritchett, the genealogy librarian at the prestigious Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room. The event, at 6 pm Feb. 15, is free.

Learn more and register at https://cmlibrary.bibliocommons.com/events/659f0b19efc0293a006c1556.

You will be able to explore crucial records like slave schedules, free Negro Registries, cohabitation records and more! Discover effective strategies using census clues to trace lineage before 1865.