Odds and Ends

Ann Cushman provides a marvelous resource of odds and ends and tidbits and stuff from the unusual to the amusing. In between, you might find a clue or a new source of information to aid your research.


Gleanings from the Weekly genealogist…

The John Jay College of Criminal Justice has a searchable online New York State Slavery Index. It covers from around 1525 to during the Civil War. This includes the owners of slaves. They are using census records, birth certificates, cemetery records, ship invoices, and legal documents to name a few of their sources. The index has over 30,000 records and will continue to grow.