Sarah Elizabeth Pretto, buried at the Christiansted Cemetery, St. Croix US Virgin Islands. She was the young wife of Morris Alexander Pretto. He was the great-grand son of Nancy my new-found African Ancestor.
Whenever I look at the 1857 census which I retrieved from ancestry.com, I recognize that the composition of the household is of a different time; a time when families lived together. Today, the ancestors could not possibly conceive in their minds, how most families are not living together and rather live apart in distant places.…… Continue reading Census Sunday – USVI 1857 (danish period)
This week while visiting with my four gran-girls, my 9 year old grand-daughter Britni ran up to me with excitement saying “ Nana I have a Black History Project to do on Rosa Parks, and I know you would love to help.” I must admit she hit the right button and I was all willing.…… Continue reading Friday Funny