African American Cemeteries Online is a free genealogy website for researching African American records.

Free, online records include:

African American Cemeteries–select by location, including:

  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maryland
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Barbados
  • Canada

“Cemeteries often contain genealogical information that can’t be found anywhere else. As such, they provide crucial information and clues for further research for the African American genealogist.”

African American Cemeteries Online allows users to submit new cemetery records to add to their collection and they have cemeteries in the United States, Canada, and Barbados.

“The African American Cemeteries Forum is for cemetery queries and for the discussion of their history, cultural significance and for preservation issues and alerts. Cemetery listings should be submitted to us by email or snail mail.”

African American Churches

African American Death Records

African American Funeral Homes

African American Newspapers



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