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Yolonda "Coffeedreamz" Body interviews her cousin Earlene Campbell-Coleman for her Good News Feed broadcast on YouTube, July 9, 2020. Earlene Campbell-Coleman is a GU272 descendant, the great-great-great granddaughter of Frank Campbell and Mary Jane…

A music video by GU272 descendant Carlos Scott, a pastor in Bowie, Maryland, who draws on the memory of his GU272 ancestors to honor of the memory of George Floyd, killed by a Minneapolis police officer on May 25, 2020.

Carlos Scott Amen 2020 clip.mp3
Carlos Scott is a GU 272 direct descendant of Isaac Hawkins. Carlos grew up in Maringouin, Louisiana, but now resides in Bowie, Maryland. He is a singer and songwriter. Carlos writes songs that pay tribute to his "ancestors" and to all who were…

"Connecting Maryland's Past to Louisiana's Present: The Georgetown 272" is an oral history project conducted by the T. Harry Williams Center for Oral History at Louisiana State University. Working with Professor Jonathan Earle and Williams Center…

How do I know if I'm related to the GU272.pdf
A brief guide to determining your genealogical connections to the GU272, composed by the Georgetown Memory Project.

Immaculate Heart of Mary Stained Glass Window.pdf
Stained glass window from Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Maringouin, Louisiana, featuring historical images of the church from 1877, 1964, and 1972. Immaculate Heart of Mary has been the center of Catholic religious life for many members…

Diggs Surviving in America chap. 2.pdf
Chapter two of Louis Diggs, Surviving in America: Histories of 7 Black Communities in Baltimore County, Maryland (Uptown Press, 2002), includes fascinating interviews with African Americans in Granite, Maryland, including several descended from…

Article in the Baton Rouge Advocate on descendants' research into their family histories. The article focuses on Jessica Tilson.

Patricia Bayonne-Johnson's account of her discovery that the Jesuits of the Maryland Province owned her great-great grandparents Nace and Biby Butler and sold them to Louisiana. You can learn more about Patricia Bayonne-Johnson, her work as a…

Hoya reporter Kshithij Shrinath interviews Patricia Bayonne-Johnson, a descendant of Nace and Biby Butler a husband and wife who were sold by Georgetown President Thomas Mulledy SJ in 1838. Ms. Bayonne-Johnson was the first person to discover her…
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