African American Resources for Ohio
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African American in Ohio at ArchivesDigital Collection - Genealogy related information for various States and Provinces is available from a variety of servers which may be official government services, genealogy society efforts, or maintained by interested individuals. A digital archive of materials related to African American in the Ohio.
African Americans make up a rich part of Ohio's History. The Ohio Constitution of 1803, outlawed slavery, this was in accordance to the Northwest Ordinance of 1787. Run away slaves would hide among the friendly Native American tribes, many in a village of Wyandot Indians in the Upper Sandusky.
- Ohio. Auditor of State. Special Enumeration of Blacks Immigrating to Ohio, 1861-1863. (Columbus, Ohio: Ohio Historical Society, 198-.) FHL film 1688779. Contains indexes by immigrants' names, previous residences, counties in which the lived, and questionable names. It also includes original returns by county.
- Turpen, Joan. Register of Black, Mulatto and Poor Person in four Ohio Counties, 1791-1861. (Clinton, Highland, Logan, and Ross Counties) FHL977.1 F28r
- Ohio African American Genealogy has sources to assist you in your search for your ancestors.
- African American Cemeteries online
- An Act to Regulate Black and Mulatto Persons
- The African American Experience in Ohio, 1850-1920