Thankful Thursday

With the power of the internet, genealogy has been “revolutionize.”  However, as every family historian has discovered, when you begin to trace your ancestors,  you are inspired by other researchers within the genealogy community.   Genealogy is  a collective knowledge.    My friend, Rickie Marshall a researcher/family historian, leads out with the VI Ancestry Group on St. …

Maritime Monday

  Discovering my 3rd Great Uncle Harold Bough (1855-1941) who was a Wardroom Steward  began with a 1932 St. Croix Tribute Newspaper Article that was given to me from a  Researcher/Family Historian.  The article enlighten me to Harold Bough historic military service.  His service included sailing around the world twice.  Harold had  served 24 years in …

Friday Funnys

Brielle Queen of the Childrens ParadeBreanna, Britni and Brielle in front of the Mural in AtlantaMid Summer Night Dream School Play with BreannaI always smile and then laugh out loud when I see these pics of my grandchildren.

A Key to the Past

Church Records The journey begins::: Through the attach church record I discovered that Sarah was the property belonging to Mr. Beaudjoy. From this document I was later able to identify Sarah owner as Anthony Beaudhuy whom there is no birth date, was a white plantation manager at Estate Betsey Jewels on St. Croix. By 1755 …