Census Sunday- Tracking the Great Migration

As a tribute to Father’s Day, I decided to take a look at my paternal side. As a young girl and into adult life, this side of my family ancestry was always closed. My siblings and I barely knew of any southern connection. Although the information received was sketchy, I decided to go on a …

Treasure Chest Thursday- 1855 DWI Census Record

I owe a sense of gratitude to a stranger, for the discovery of a Gem in the form of the 1855 Danish West Indies Census. It all began when an ancestry.com member saved a census record that was linked to my relative. While sharing, and assisting with their research; my genea-buddy and I discovered: Nancy, …

MAPPY MONDAY Free-Gut, Christiansted St. Croix

St. Croix Plan of Town Properties   Christiansted, St. Croix, USVI The town property map shows:  Queen Cross Street and Fisher Street, these streets are a part of the Free Gut area  in the Christiansted Town.  Fisher Street as shown on the map drawing is where my ancestors Beaudhuy/Bough resided, as members of the Free Colored …