On Wednesday, May 11, 2022 news broke that over 500 deaths have been identified at various Indigenous boarding schools across the country. In 2021, Secretary of the… Read more “SITUATION CRITICAL: Federal Indian Boarding School Initiative Investigative Report”
You never know what treasures you will find online, especially on Ancestry.com. It was an absolute delight to finally see the sight of my 2nd great-grandfather, Joshua… Read more “Historical Family Photos: Joshua L. Brewington (1846-1931)”
Mattie Brewington Braswell (1883-1952) was my great-grandmother. Born in Wayne County, North Carolina to free persons of color, the only thing that I knew about her (other… Read more “The Brewingtons of Sampson County, North Carolina”
Tony Cemore Brewington (1894-1973) was my 2nd great-uncle. He was born in Dudley, North Carolina to Joshua L. Brewington (1846-1931) and Amelia Brewington nee Aldridge (1855-1895). This… Read more “Historical Family Photos: Tony C. Brewington and Bertha Todd Brewington”
This wonderful family photo is courtesy of my late Braswell cousin, Leon M. Braswell III. It shows my great-grandmother, Mattie Brewington Braswell, surrounded by her seven children,… Read more “Historical Family Photos: The Braswell Family”
Identifying lady bosses in our family trees…Starting off with Tilithia Brewington b. 1878, from Wayne County, NC to bustling Norfolk, Virginia. Let’s see what happened and how she bossed up.