Month: December 2012

Adding more branches to my family tree; How genealogy helped solve an 80 year old family mystery and helped another find her roots.

Genealogy isn’t just about tracing one’s family back as many generations as possible. It can reunite lost family members and even help people find a heritage they never knew about. Since starting my research I have found and connected with family members all over the country. It got to be that, at one point, whenever my aunt took a call from me, she would … Read More Adding more branches to my family tree; How genealogy helped solve an 80 year old family mystery and helped another find her roots.

Origins of Cape Verdean Criolo

Is it possible to learn more about the origins of the Creole spoken in Cape Verde today by studying its history and, more specifically, it’s genealogy? Is it possible that the people who eventually settled on the islands, besides the Portuguese, also brought their languages? Cape Verdeans are not just descendants of Portuguese slave traders and African slaves. In fact, among the white population … Read More Origins of Cape Verdean Criolo

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Diaspora Hypertext

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