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Re-Discovering Your Family

Re-Discovering Your Family (Facebook) As anyone can see, the vast majority of names on this list are still commonplace in St Vincent and the Grenadines today. The information is in a format which would enable Vincentians whose surname appears on the list to be able to search forward from 1829 to the present, hopefully, in order to discover, a little bit of their family history and the role their family may have played in the progression of the nation. For…

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Family Lore, Memories and a Wiki by Brad (ramblinggit.com) I have a project I’ve been thinking about, off and on for about 9 months: I want to write down what I can remember of my family lore and also my own family memories from my youth. Stories told to me by family members about themselves or other family members. Stuff I was a part of. I was thinking about this very topic the other day. I was born and raised…

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Thanksgiving 2018

Tuesday Photo Challenge – Memories by Frank Jansen (dutchgoesthephoto.net) Remember and appreciate Bhavna and I were not up for hosting Thanksgiving this year. Grave’s disease left me feeling exhausted and anxious. Bhavna has been very supportive taking on helping me schedule physician appointments and planning my calendar for pre-op and surgery. We were both feeling overwhelmed. We told friends and family that we would not be hosting this year. Everyone was disappointed so Falguni and Dipan decided that they would host…

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Happy Birthday "Papa"!

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Louis George Ollivierre passed away on October 8, 1988, in his hometown of LaPompe on the island of Bequia, at the age of 73. My maternal grandfather, my "Papa", passed away while attending University in New Jersey. I was in the middle of mid-exams at the term, and I remember regretting that I would not be able to participate in his funeral. Today would have been his 102nd birthday. To pay tribute to my grandfather and her father, my mother…

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