Who We Are
The Society of the First African Families of English America is a 501(c)(3) non-profit lineage organization that unites descendants of African ancestry who lived in English America prior to March 5, 1770 the date of the Boston Massacre and the death of Crispus Attucks the first patriot casualty of the American Revolution, and includes those patriots who served in the war or supported the war cause.
The society was formed in 2019, during the 400th. commemoration of the arrival of the first documented Africans brought to what was then known as English America.
The society provides knowledge and understanding of why the First African Families of English America were important, how they shaped American history, and how their contributions and that of their descendants helped to shape democratic principles around the world through educational programming and publications, and historic preservation of the artifacts and landmarks from the colonial period to present day.