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Genealogy Saves History: Ex-Slave Marriage Register 1865-1870

Thanks to our 76 Backers and the multitude of supports, cheerleaders, sharers (is that a word?) and those who helped in your own way.

Recap 
Jake Cooper pledged the first $1.00 on 13 Feb. And there were steady contributions from the genealogy community, Kickstarter angels, a3Genealogy clients, twitter and facebook followers.

With less than a week to go, Kim Cotton offered and matched pledges, Thomas Macentee "fired up" the genealogy community, and Leslie Madden Masson swooped in with a project saving donation. 

The last 48 hours of this project was filled with energy. Many of you doubled your pledges, refusing to see the project fail. It was in reach and only 7 hours to go. That's when MacEntee not only doubled his pledge,  but added the last $5.00 dollars to close the $105.00 gap. 

It could not have all happened without each of you. Thanks for sharing with your family, followers, fans, and friends. And a special thanks to Brendan Leonard for the use of his Slave Marriage video. 

Project updates will be be posted periodically. Stay tuned! 
Kathleen Brandt
a3genealogy, Project Coordinator
a3genealogy@gmail.com

Super Supporters
Kim Cotton
Thomas MacEntee
Leslie Madden Masson

Precious Gems 
Mary E Eversman
Brooke Schreier Ganz
Lowcountry Africana

Platinum Level Backers
Dewayne Jackson
Timothy Heck
Marcy Elliott-Rupert

Gold Level Backers
Selma Stewart
Maura Hoffman Gray
Illya D'Addezio
Dr. John B. Thomas
Ann Wells
Susan Parker
Carolyn Earle Billingsley

Silver Level Backers
Cheryll Holley
Liv Taylor-Harris
Robbi Ryan
Mariann Regan
Blaine T. Bettinger
Mary Rieder
Mawusi
Marian Pierre-Louis
Deborah Andrew
Lola McCrary
Wendy Tapper
Paula Hinkel
Ramona L. Boyton
Wendy W
Helen V Smith
Judy Wiser Bayless
Jason and Jean Boulware
Patricia Loofbourrow
Casey Reid
Dawn Carlile

Bronze Level Backers
Dwight Houser
BigCat84
Tara Gregory
Michael Hait, CG
Celia Lewis
Stephanie Parker
Angela Rodesky
Dena Endsley
Janell Vasquez
Lisa Rae Mayer
Michael King
Kathleen D Rippel
Trent Larson
Roger Moffat
Diana Staresinic-Deane
Marcia Stewart
Janice Haynes

Other Backers
Jake Cooper
Benjamin Bangsberg
J. Ashley Odell
Tamara Murray
Crystal Penn
Gareth Hodges

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