Monday, October 16, 2017
Sunday, October 15, 2017
Are you have a Family Reunion in the Birmingham Area in 2018 or 2019? Check out the 2017 Reunion Expo for More Details. See the Flyer below. BAAGG will be attending this event, to share information about our group and on how to research your families history.
Posted by BAAGG in Birmingham, Alabama at 8:38 PM
Thursday, October 12, 2017
It's all in a Day of Research
|A Day at the Birmingham Public Library Archives|
|Locating an Old House in the Country|
|Reading old Newspapers in the Basement of the County Court House in Butler County Alabama|
If you need some exercise, get out and walk the grounds of your Ancestors, you will loose a couple of POUNDS.
Posted by BAAGG in Birmingham, Alabama at 1:10 PM
Saturday, October 7, 2017
Sunday, October 1, 2017
Monday, September 25, 2017
Searching for One Record, Finding Another
More and more records are now being placed online that can help with your research. While looking for an older relative born in 1770 in Virginia, I ran across her great great grandson's ( James Driver) prison record. Interesting, you never know what you may find.
James Driver's Great Grandmother Lucie Driver born in 1770
Posted by BAAGG in Birmingham, Alabama at 6:55 PM
Monday, September 18, 2017
Tracing those Underground Railroad Ancestors
After getting a request to locate a family of a Run Away Slave I decided to begin on line and then travel to Canada togather more info.
Going to Conferences and listening to speakers will help you find more records also.
Posted by BAAGG in Birmingham, Alabama at 11:30 AM
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Posted by BAAGG in Birmingham, Alabama at 8:14 AM
Thursday, August 24, 2017
Building Still Standing
A Friend and I traveled to the back woods of Alabama to locate her Great Grand Father's Land. To our suprise there were 3 buildings still standing. We stop and looked and begin to feel the presence of this family. There was nothing around just a long over grown road with birds and blue sky. The trip was worth it. We plan to do it again soon.
Finding that needle in a haystack is still an awsome memory.
Members of the BAAGG Group.
Posted by BAAGG in Birmingham, Alabama at 4:42 PM
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Remembering the Place where my Ancestors were Baptized . The Creek back in the late 1870's
We should take that Trip back to our Ancestors Hometown.
Take me back, Take me back dear Lord to the Place where they/I first received you, is a song that grandmother used to sing.
Posted by BAAGG in Birmingham, Alabama at 9:04 PM
Posted by BAAGG in Birmingham, Alabama at 8:20 PM
Placing your Hands on History is the Greatest Thing of all especially when it is your Family.
Old Birth records still in a Box at one County Court House makes the trip worth while.
Posted by BAAGG in Birmingham, Alabama at 8:17 PM
Saturday, July 22, 2017
Where did Grandma Go to School?
Finding this old
School Directory with School Names in
This worn School Directory packed down in grandma's Cedar Chest helped us with schools in the Area during this time period. Sometimes there are old boxes in the basement and attic that no one has touch. Take some time and dust off those old boxes and chests to see what treasures are hiding inside.
Posted by BAAGG in Birmingham, Alabama at 7:16 PM
Friday, June 23, 2017
Source of this Photo:
An Army Standard Cocktail Guide found in documents belonging to M. Mott of Jefferson County, Alabama from the 1940's at a Army Base Party in Louisiana
KEEP DIGGING YOU NEVER KNOW WHAT YOU MAY FIND IN THE OLD FAMILY RECORDS.
Posted by BAAGG in Birmingham, Alabama at 10:39 PM
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Traveling down the back roads of Northern Alabama
Remembering the old Barns at Grandmother house.
Remembering the Old Church.
The Pews are still visible.
Posted by BAAGG in Birmingham, Alabama at 10:10 PM
Sunday, May 14, 2017
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Shadow Lawn Clean Week Begins on Saturday, 6, 2017 until Saturday 13, 2017
Everyone is invited to come out and help make Shadow Lawn Memorial Gardens Beautiful for Mother's Day.
Posted by BAAGG in Birmingham, Alabama at 7:51 PM
Saturday, April 15, 2017
Thursday, April 6, 2017
Shadow Lawn Memorial Gardens in Birmingham, Alabama is one of the Oldest African American Cemeteries in Jefferson County.
One of the Stacked Graves in the Cemetery
Posted by BAAGG in Birmingham, Alabama at 9:18 PM
Saturday, April 1, 2017
- Walking in the Footsteps of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the campus of Alabama State University on April 4th.
Posted by BAAGG in Birmingham, Alabama at 8:50 PM
Do you know any?
Have them donate their books and papers to the Library or a University.
Posted by BAAGG in Birmingham, Alabama at 1:26 AM
For more information check the website www.baagginc.org and
Facebook/Birmingham African American Genealogy Group
Posted by BAAGG in Birmingham, Alabama at 12:59 AM
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Saturday, February 11, 2017
Thursday, February 2, 2017
CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY MONTH
The Birmingham African American Genealogy Group is Showcasing Art and Education in the Lobby of the Birmingham Public Library Central Downtown Birmingham, Alabama
Stop by and visit the Display.
African Art from the Ivory Coast Tribes and Other African Nations.
Posted by BAAGG in Birmingham, Alabama at 8:07 PM
Thursday, January 26, 2017
Thursday, January 12, 2017
MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR THESE 2 UP COMING EVENTS
Alabama Genealogy Society Spring Seminar
Saturday, March 25, 2017
The Tennessee Valley Genealogical Society
April 22, 2017
Marriott SpringHill Suites
Alabama State University
June 11-16, 2017
updates coming soon.
Cost: $300 for workshop
Posted by BAAGG in Birmingham, Alabama at 10:16 PM