Wednesday, September 23, 2020

GenFriends: The Underground Railroad-Rozlyn Kelly


Rozlyn Kelly, Genealogist and President of the Farmington Genealogical Society Vice President of the Michigan Genealogy Council, joins Cheri and the panel Melissa Barker, Bernice Bennett, Dan Earl, Laura Hedgecock, and Shelley Murphy to talk about her experiences discovering her ancestors through the Slave Narratives, records, and books dealing with Freedom Seekers who made their way to Canada through The Underground Railroad.

Watch as Roz shares her experience of serendipity in finding her ancestor's story of escape and shares resources to help others find theirs.

Links and Books Mentioned:

Dig MI Roots-Rozilyn Kelly

The Underground Railroad-History

 Shadow On The Household by Bryan Prince

I've Got A Home in Glory Land by Karolyn Smardz Frost

A Fluid Frontier edited by Karolyn Smardz Frost and Veta Smith Tucker

The Underground Railroad in Michigan by Carol Mull

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