Another Milestone

This time at the Jefferson County museum in Charles Town. Website Narratives of Four Descendants of Jefferson County Enslaved and Free African-Americans On the iPad to the left, you can access genealogical research and family stories by several descendants of enslaved and free black Jefferson Countians. Monique Crippen-Hopkins, a certified paralegal, blogger, family historian, andContinue reading “Another Milestone”

A funny thing happened along this journey of mine

Is it fate or is it destiny or maybe a coincidence. Better yet, could it be our Ancestors have led us back to where our roots began to grow in this country? Please read and make up your own mind!! My research has taken me first to Liberia, Canada, then back to Charles Town WestContinue reading “A funny thing happened along this journey of mine”

My Research Library to date

Black History Books on my shelf   African American Topeka – Sherri Camp African Canadians in Union Blue – Richard M. Reid Annie’s Trip to Grandma’s – Barbara Rose Page A North-side View of Slavery The Refugee – Benjamin Drew Baby Steps to Freedom – Joyce Middleton Black Women of the Old West – WilliamContinue reading “My Research Library to date”

Getting back on track

Now that the New Year is here and the holidays distractions are behind us,  it’s time to get back on tract! During the course of my researching various family members  I have run across  the terms Mulatto, White and Black all in the same census of one family.  So I stopped and took a bit ofContinue reading “Getting back on track”

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