Saturday Night Genealogy Fun (SNGF)

The Date Dad Was Born – Saturday Night Genealogy Fun (SNGF)
Your mission this week, should you decide to accept it, is to:

1) What day of the week was your Father born? Tell us how you found out.
Saturday, April 2, 1927 http://www.timeanddate.com/calendar/?year=1927

2) What has happened in recorded history on your Father’s birth date (day and month)? Tell us how you found out, and list five events.

Nothing happened (that’s funny, and I will not tell him)
http://www.historyorb.com/date/1927/april/2
http://www.datesinhistory.com/apr02.php

3) What famous people have been born on your Father’s birth date? Tell us how you found out, and list five of them.

– Billy Pierce, pitcher (Chicago White Sox) seven time all star
– Carmen Basilio, American boxer, (d. 2012)
– Ferenc Puskás, Hungarian footballer (d. 2006)
http://www.historyorb.com/

Thank you Liv I needed to have some fun after that verdict in Florida, it was time for Randy Seaver Saturday Nite Genealogy Fun

By shelley dewese

As I continue to search out my history, I am discovering how much I did not know. The more information disclosed about my ancestry, the more I learn and understand how I am the person that has evolved today. My family's research efforts have taken me on an enlightening journey back through the past in the U. S. Virgin Islands (formerly Danish West Indies) and Coastal Georgia. As with most people of Afro-Caribbean descent, my ancestry stems from peoples brought together by colonialism and conquest; it stems from people thrown together, albeit forcibly, by the throes of enslavement. As a result, my DNA tells me that my people originate in Africa, Europe, England, Ireland, Scotland, France, Lesser Antilles, and Leeward Caribbean Islands. Two collections made my dream to research my ancestors in the Danish West Indies a reality. I have conducted extensive research using the St. Croix Population Database 1734-1917, a St. Croix African Roots Project product, and a research and document transcription effort sponsored by the Virgin Islands Social History Associates (VISHA). The other catalyst has been accessing the extensive photo, manuscript, and microfilm collections at the Library and Archives of the St. Croix Landmarks Society at Estate Whim in St. Croix. My heartfelt thanks go to all my cousins, extended "cousin-family," friends, and research colleagues from the St. Croix-based Virgin Islands Ancestry Discovery Group, for their input and collaboration. I also want to thank the UJima Genealogy Group in Coastal Georgia and GlynnGen.com; webmaster Amy Hendrick has introduced me to Southern History and its people. This site allows you to transform yourself to a time during the Danish period (1734-1917) when life was both complex and straightforward. If you have any questions, comments, or need assistance searching for a Danish West Indies ancestor, I invite you to drop me an email. Its.sheldew@gmail.com I especially appreciate the followers' encouragement.

2 comments

  1. LOL! Oh I think something definitely happened the day your father was born; we just need to find it. But for now, you’re right, don’t tell him . . . tehehehe!

    I’m glad that you joined the challenge tonight. I have actually turned the TV off because I just don’t want to hear anymore news about this case and awful verdict. So this challenge allowed me to take my mind off of troubling times sis . . . if only for a little while!

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