Happy 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington, August 28, 1963, where Dr. Martin Luther King gave the “I have a dream speech”. When I saw this picture of my grandson Aaron, and his friend Kevin, I thought it was most fitting in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King’s dream and the commemoration of the…… Continue reading Happy 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington
In 2007, the VI Ancestry Discovery Group hosted “VI Family Tree & History Exhibit,” on St. Croix. I was among the 75-plus presenters sharing my family history in public for the first time. Gathering, collecting data and working with Project Coordinator Veronica “Ronnie” Phillips; I began to think about not just what; but also how…… Continue reading Friends of friends Friday- Grandmother purchases Granddaughters Freedom, St. Croix, DWI, 1817
Sarah Elizabeth Pretto, buried at the Christiansted Cemetery, St. Croix US Virgin Islands. She was the young wife of Morris Alexander Pretto. He was the great-grand son of Nancy my new-found African Ancestor.