I’ve focused on the Women and what they had to say since largely their voice has not been heard in most all accountings of the Homesteaders.
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”
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”
This is exciting to find new family members that have been hidden for too long! The Surname I’m adding today is Bogguess. Pegg, Joyce Ann who’s mother Hayes, Sweet Wilma who’s mother Walker, Goldie Glyola who’s sister Walker, Fernnella Celestial‘s husband Woodson, Charles B, Sr sister Woodson, Cassie M who married Bogguess, Richard! Richard and Cassie had 5 boys and 2 girls … I’m stillContinue reading “Finding New Family Members”
So excited!! First impressions… It’s so different…the hustle and bustle of a pretty large city that is more urbanized than I expected…our first stop was the supermarket which offers most of what we are familiar with just different brands. Only question is can the average person afford it. The exchange rate is 4700 kwachas toContinue reading “Off to Zambia”