• The Center for African American Genealogical Research, Inc.

Reclaiming Our Time


June 25, 2022 - DNA collection


The following family names were chosen for Fredericksburg, Virginia's genealogy¬†research and DNA project.  If you or someone you know is a descendant of the persons listed below, please contact us at: caagri2012 [at}gmail.com.

10 of Fredericksburg's oldest African American family surnames

Beverly (Poles)
(Betsy) (Lewis, Jackson)
Maria (Akers, Minor)
Carter (Walker)
Liverpool (Mundowney)

Simmons (Hailstalk, Evans, Grant)
Noel (Day, Hamm)
Henry and Kesiah Lucas
Chester Fort (Ford, LeFort)
Amini Dab (Booker, Jackson)


P.O. Box 41114

Fredericksburg, Virginia 22404 

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Patrcitipants will be in Fredericksburg at Walker-Grant Center o have their DNA collected! This historic event is free and open to the public (masks are required!).

When: Saturday, June 25, 2022

Time: 10:00 am

Where: Walker-Grant Center (Boardroom)



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