Do you have a family connection to Stagville? We can help provide free research services!

Stagville has an extensive African-American genealogy program, focused on tracing the families and descendants of enslaved people from the Bennehan-Cameron plantations. Descendant surnames connected to Stagville include: Amey/Amis, Bennehan, Cameron, Dunnigan, Edwards, Hart, Haskins, Henderson, Holman/Holeman, Justice, Meaks, Peaks, Reavis/Revis, Sowell, Turner, Umstead, Veasey, Walker, and more.

We also have genealogy information about the Cameron and Bennehan families, as well as family information for plantation overseers, including the Turrentine, Piper, Southerland, and Bobbitt families. 

If you think you have a connection to Stagville, contact us! You can reach our staff at (919) 620-0120 (Tuesday through Saturday, 9 to 5), or by sending an email to Our staff offer free services to descendants to help research family history, record oral history, assist with materials for family reunions, and digitize and archive your family photographs! Stagville is committed to making our site and its history as accessible as possible for all descendants. Reach out to learn more about options for partnerships, private tours, descendant events, resources for family history, and more.