Charles Town Researchers

We’re getting together again! “What We Found When We Came Together.”   Come Join Us: 10 AM – 3 PM, Saturday, April 13, 2019. Location: Fishermen’s Hall  Located at the northeast corner of South West and Academy Streets in Charles Town, WV Sponsors: Friends of Happy Retreat, Jefferson County Black History Preservation Society, Jefferson County Historical Society, and Jefferson County Museum We areContinue reading “Charles Town Researchers”

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”

Thursday, Elsie and Polly

            A few days ago, I was on my back porch, and I noticed a lovely butterfly landing on one of the plants. Wow, I wonder if she’ll stay long enough for me to go get my camera?? I dashed into the house, and, of course, the camera wasn’t ready. IContinue reading “Thursday, Elsie and Polly”

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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