#4 “Out of Sight”: An Introduction to Unearthing Your African American and Afro-Caribbean Genealogy

A complimentary copy of portions of an e-book written by First Cousins Dr. Ann Wead Kimbrough and Mark S. Owen, MS Awaiting Final Editing and Proof from Publisher. © Copy right (2021) by Dr. Ann Lineve Wead and Mark S. Owen, MS, Good Genes Genealogy Services – All rights reserved. It is not legal toContinue reading “#4 “Out of Sight”: An Introduction to Unearthing Your African American and Afro-Caribbean Genealogy”

#3 Gems from Ancestry Gems

Mama Helen, my maternal grandmother, had the most extensive jewelry collection with pieces from the 1920s – 1960s https://hobbylark.com/collecting/antique-jewelry3 that remain rare finds. She bought some jewelry in the 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, yet she really valued her collectables. She offered a story behind just about every piece of jewelry. It is why I am ableContinue reading “#3 Gems from Ancestry Gems”

Liggins Legacy-building in ‘this life’

Omaha, Nebraska’s Woods-Hughes-Liggins family is very special to the Owen-Wead family. My Dad, Dr. Rodney S. Wead, https://northomahahistory.com/2019/12/11/a-biography-of-rodney-wead/considers Media Maven Cathy Hughes https://www.omahamagazine.com/2018/11/21/301576/cathy-hughes his “little sis.” Dad and Cathy met as youthful residents in the Logan Fontenelle Housing Development “The ‘jects” https://northomahahistory.com/2015/08/20/a-history-of-the-logan-fontenelle-housing-projects/. Cathy’s Dad, William Alfred Woods, attended Creighton University and became the first AfricanContinue reading “Liggins Legacy-building in ‘this life’”