Maddy McCoy is the Founding Director of Slavery Inventory Database, LLC, a historical research consultancy established in 2005 with the mission of creating connections to those whom history has forgotten. The Slavery Inventory Database works with local historic sites and historic house museums by helping them identify and better interpret their enslaved populations. Maddy is an independent historical researcher, professional genealogist and former historian for the Fairfax County Cultural Resource Management & Protection Department. She was recently appointed as vice-chair of the City of Alexandria’s Historic Alexandria Resources Commission. Maddy was born in Alexandria, Virginia where she resides.
- The Syphaxes: Researching an African-American Family History in Slavery and in Freedom