Welcome to the Marks family site. This is where we keep track of the growing amount of family history and memories that we are collecting. What a perfect place to do it. I welcome you to contact me any time at any time if you have corrections, color, or comments. Enjoy.
“My Negro Wench Lydia” Not long ago, I learned an ugly truth about slavery in New Jersey and how it persisted so much longer than I ever knew. Unable to change the past, I volunteered to help in the present. I wrote about New Jersey’s slow road to abolition in “The Ugly Truth” — a June 2018 article … More Tracing the Dunham Slaves, Lydia–An Update to The Ugly Truth: Slavery in Hunterdon County, New Jersey