Flower in the Weeds Looking at my genealogy research today, I felt very humbled by the number of mothers who came before me. It inspired me to post a reflection of my ancestral mothers some free, some enslaved – in the Danish West Indies/US Virgin Islands and Barbados. I began with my mother, Joyce Bough. …… Continue reading Honoring My Ancestral Mothers
Randy Seaver offers us the following challenge 1) Write a short 100 word story using the phrase “,,,the most interesting ancestor I have…” in 100 words. Here’s mine: Peter Bough (1855-1922) is the most interesting ancestor I have, unknown to him the transfer of the Danish West Indies to the Americans would take place in 1917. Peter…… Continue reading SNGF: 100 Word Genealogy Challenge
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 your family’s contributions that made a meaningful impact to your community and the larger society.…… Continue reading Black History celebrates the narrative of Harold G. Bough, Merchant Marine.