Welcome to the Restore the Ancestors Project!


This project is a collaboration between Fold3 (Formerly Footnote.com), the South Carolina Department of Archives and History, FamilySearch and Lowcountry Africana, to digitize every surviving estate inventory for Colonial and Charleston South Carolina from 1732 to 1872, as well as selected Bills of Sale for the same period, in a FREE collection.

When the project is complete, the names of more than 30,000 enslaved ancestors from Charleston and surrounding counties will be restored to history in a free online collection, preserved for generations to come.

Saturday, August 28, 2010

Our Volunteers Speak!

Have you volunteered to index records in this free Footnote collection? Would you like to tell readers why you felt it was important to do so?

If you would like to share your thoughts, you can add a comment to this post.

Your efforts make an enormous difference and will for generations to come!

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