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Cheryll Toney Holley
Worked at Hassanamisco Indian Museum
Attended Worcester State College
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A body of research shows that your DNA may contain a biological memory of the stress your grandparents endured.
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The Family Scott
The above picture is a plaque that now hangs in the second floor of City Hall in Worcester, Massachusetts. The ceremony yesterday was charming and long overdue. As it states on the plaque, Charles E. Scott served as a City Councilor from 1918 to his death o...
The above picture is a plaque that now hangs in the second floor of City Hall in Worcester, Massachusetts. The ceremony yesterday was charming and long overdue. As it states on the plaque, Charles E. Scott served as a City Co...
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NERGC Early Bird Deadline ~ February 28th
The
New England Regional Genealogy Conference Providence,
Rhode Island April
15 -18 th At
the Rhode Island Convention Center NERGC
Early Bird discount deadline is Saturday, February 28 th The 13th New England Regional Genealogical
Conference Navigating the ...
The New England Regional Genealogy Conference Providence, Rhode Island April 15 -18th At the Rhode Island Convention Center NERGC Early Bird discount deadline is Saturday, February 28th The 13th New England Regional ...
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Kick-off #BlackHistoryMonth with 10 “Must Watch” black history documentaries from +PBS Black Culture Connection  
 
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EATING OCTOPUS  (Huntington Beach, California, USA)
Octopus is a major food source for many animals in the Ocean. This Sea Lion had trouble catching this large octopus.
Photography by Andrew Lee.
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This was my 5th NERGC (New England Regional Genealogical Conference) conference and I think it was the best one yet! It was held at the Rhode Island Conference Center which was a beautiful spot. My hotel was a block away (the Courtyard Marriott) and my room...
This was my 5th NERGC (New England Regional Genealogical Conference) conference and I think it was the best one yet! It was held at the Rhode Island Conference Center which was a beautiful spot. My hotel was a block away (the...
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Celebrating Women's #History Month: 10 who helped shape #RhodeIsland http://ow.ly/JP5uF
Here is a list of some lesser-known but equally important women who helped shape Rhode Island.
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The above picture is a plaque that now hangs in the second floor of City Hall in Worcester, Massachusetts. The ceremony yesterday was charming and long overdue. As it states on the plaque, Charles E. Scott served as a City Councilor from 1918 to his death o...
The above picture is a plaque that now hangs in the second floor of City Hall in Worcester, Massachusetts. The ceremony yesterday was charming and long overdue. As it states on the plaque, Charles E. Scott served as a City Co...
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Venture Smith - From African Prince to Connecticut Freeman
From the connecticuthistory.org website Although I didn't know it at the time, my best friend from grammar school is a descendant of Venture Smith. She and other family members recently journeyed to Africa to witness the beginnings of their ancestor's incre...
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Crowdfunding? Seed Funding? Acclerators?

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I'm a sensitive soul but I also learned that not everyone is going to love you as you will be hated/disliked by people and that is none of your business and that is their problem. 😊😊😊
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Education
  • Worcester State College
    BA History
  • Howard University
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Nipmuc tradition-keeper, historian & genealogist with a fascination for New England's African and Native populations, both past and present.
Introduction
Cheryll Toney Holley, proprietor of PastTense Genealogy, is a professional researcher and writer specializing in African-American and Native American peoples in New England. For over fifteen years, she has compiled genealogies and written family histories for descendants of New England's communities of color.  A trained historian, she also directs the Hassanamisco Indian Museum located in Grafton, Massachusetts.
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Professional Researcher, Historian, Genealogist
Employment
  • Hassanamisco Indian Museum
    Director
  • PastTense Genealogy
    Principal
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Currently
Worcester, MA
Previously
Washington, DC