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.
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 born on October 25, 1918, the daughter of Joseph E. Bough and Alice M. (Smith)…… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #51 Nice -Anita Bough-Moorhead (1918-2015)
For this blogging prompt: I selected an ancestor who was on the threshold of adulthood, as well as a freshman entering Hampton Institute in Virginia. In my mind, Sarah experienced the feelings of arrival and gratefulness before her life was cut short. Portsmouth VA- September 25 1931 – Miss Sarah Otella Bough, 18 year old…… Continue reading Sunday’s Obituary – Miss Sarah O. Bough, 1931