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Wordless Wednesday: Floral Tribute to Nancy, my African Ancestor.

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52 Ancestors #15 Isabella Barzey of the Danish West Indies

As you may know, I am participating in Amy Crow’s 52 week ancestors with the 52 week Challenge. http://www.nostorytoosmall.com/ Although this is the 18th Week; I am posting #15  and hope to catch up with the rest of the bloggers before … Continue reading

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Freedom in the Danish West Indies

Today, July 3rd is Emancipation Day a Holiday throughout the US Virgin Islands formerly the Danish West Indies. Emancipation Day commemorates the day in 1848 when enslaved Africans on St. Croix demanded their freedom and won their freedom, and for … Continue reading

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Wednesday Child: Elise Marie

In memory of Elise Marie Daughter of Emile and Marie Svitzer Who Died on December 8 1873 Aged 8 months and 8 Days While doing my own cemetery research at the Christiansted, St. Croix Pubic Cemetery, I could not help … Continue reading

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Shopping Saturday – A.C. BOUGH STORES

My great-grandfather August Curtis Bough was one of the islands greatest merchants on St. Croix. When I settled on St. Croix in the mid 70’s, saw his name boldly posted (AC Bough Stores) on one of the buildings in the … Continue reading

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Happy blogiversary !

Well I began writing a year ago today with a focus on “My Genealogical Journey”. I can say like most, time flies when your’e having fun. More importantly the Geneabloggers Community has been very supporting; the comments have been inspiring; … Continue reading

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Friends of friends Friday- Grandmother purchases Granddaughters Freedom, St. Croix, DWI, 1817

In 2007, the VI Ancestry Discovery Group hosted “VI Family Tree & History Exhibit,” on St. Croix. I was among the 75-plus presenters sharing my family history in public for the first time. Gathering, collecting data and working with Project … Continue reading

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Wedding Wednesday- She was just Seventeen

Alfred Ernest Muckle and Julia Cleopatra Bough married on April 26th, 1885 in the English Episcopal Church in Christiansted, Danish West Indies. (Now the US Virgin Islands) As shown in the Register of Marriages 1867-1901 St. Johns Anglican Church. My … Continue reading

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Census Sunday – USVI 1857 (danish period)

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 … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday-Family Reunion Revisited

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