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Black History celebrates the narrative of Harold G. Bough, Merchant Marine.

We are one week in the celebration of Black History Month, a month of recognizing the achievements and contributions of African-American people in the diaspora. For those of us who value our ancestry and history, join me in focusing on … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Floral Tribute to Nancy, my African Ancestor.

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SNGF -My Ancestral Birth Chart

Saturday Night Genealogy Fun with Randy Seaver.   The challenge is to create a five or six generation ancestor chart that shows your ancestor’s birthplaces . As I was looking at the ancestral birth charts on Randy’s Genea Mussings  blog, I … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors #52 Resolution: Resolved to move on to DNA Testing

Amy Johnson Crow “no story too small”   suggested we write about Resolution.   A resolution can be something that you resolve to do. It can also be the end or conclusion of something. What ancestor do you resolve to find more … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors #51 Nice -Anita Bough-Moorhead (1918-2015)

Amy Johnson Crow “no story too small” suggested that we write a story to Define “nice” however you want to 🙂 Our family historian Nita, shares a “Nice” Ole Time Christmas Story with her grandson  Dominick Scott. Anita Moorhead was … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors #50 Naughty Ernest Bough

Amy  Johnson Crow  “no story too small”  suggested that we write a story about an ancestor who probably received coal in the their stocking Looking for naughty ancestors was a fun task.   The ancestor who got coal in the stocking … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors #47 Sporting – Levi “Yogi” Bough

Amy Johnson Crow “no story too small” suggested that we write about Football or baseball players in the family. Or about an ancestor who was a good sport about things. Week 47 – Sporting Levi “Yogi” Bough – Basketball Player … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors #43 Oops George fell!

Amy Johnson Crow “no story too small” suggested that we write about “An ancestor who made an ‘oops,’ or one that you made while researching.   Week 43– OOPS!   George A. Bough (1806 – 1856) Although, there have been many … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors #42 Proud Nancy

The optional weekly theme for Week 42 was “Proud” Many of us have an ancestor that we are proud – or that we’re proud of our efforts to find them! As I look at my pedigree chart, there are so … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors #16 Ena Dorothy Bough – Lived to 97

Long Life:  Ena D. Bough, My Great Aunt and direct ancestor: Ena Dorothy Bough, (1907- 2005) was born on St. Croix in the Danish West Indies. Ena was the daughter of Crucian Parents; Haddasha Summersille died at the age of … Continue reading

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