52 Ancestors in 52 weeks: Week #1 – Beginnings

52 Ancestors in 52 weeks:  Week #1 – Beginnings Genealogy is not just a compilation of dates, not a listing of surnames, it is simply His-Story/Her-Story.   As Amy Cross says no story is too small.  This year, I will make every effort to tell the ancestor’s story using genealogical data, pictures, family lore, oral…… Continue reading 52 Ancestors in 52 weeks: Week #1 – Beginnings

Looking at Resilience

2019 marks the commemoration of 400th Anniversary of the African American Story in the United States.  The history includes the “forced migration” of Africans into North America.  Gloria Brown-Marshall, Associate professor at John J College, so eloquently described on cable network; what happen 400 years ago, that is, the separation of families, is the discussion…… Continue reading Looking at Resilience

Black History celebrates the narrative of Harold G. Bough, Merchant Marine.

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.