52 ancestors #8 August C. Bough born 1866: Holder of deeds & Did great deeds.

I’m participating in “52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: 2015 Edition” by Amy Johnson Crow of No Story Too Small. Week No. 8 of this challenge I used the optional weekly theme (Deeds) August C. Bough, my extraordinary great-grandfather was born in St. Croix, one of the largest islands in the Virgin Islands of the United…… Continue reading 52 ancestors #8 August C. Bough born 1866: Holder of deeds & Did great deeds.

52 Ancestors #7 I love to research Peter W. Bough (1854-1922)

The theme for Week 7 was “Love.” One of the wisest decisions I have ever made was to become involve in genealogy research. As my skills increased, I was able to concentrate on my family’s history. Out of the many interesting family members that I love to research was Peter W. Bough, born in 1854…… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #7 I love to research Peter W. Bough (1854-1922)

52 ancestors in 52 Weeks # 6 From Danish West Indies, to The Philippines

The Theme of this week’s 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks Challenge is “So Far Away” Week No. 6 challenge: So Far Away. Which ancestor is the farthest from you, either in distance or in time/generations? Which ancestor have you had to go the farthest away to research? Dr. Irving G. Bough, the brother of my…… Continue reading 52 ancestors in 52 Weeks # 6 From Danish West Indies, to The Philippines