Ohana Means Family Or Why You Should Use Facebook For Family History

Ohana Means Family Or Why You Should Use Facebook For Family History

One day, while Google-ing for dead people, I came across an announcement about a family reunion for descendants for Captain Thomas Mossman and his wife Mary Ann Lewis. I so excited because:Those are my 3rd great grandparentsThere was going to be a reunion It was in HAWAII! Thank goodness my ancestors didn't settle in South Dakota! My family line left the aloha state for California with my grandmother. Something about education, pffffffft! what were they thinking?! Anyways, because of the move, my family line had drifted away from their Hawaiian ohana. This was a great chance to reconnect with my cousins and learn more about my ancestry.My husband, 2 daughters, mom, aunt, uncle and 2 cousins all made that reunion and had a glorious time meeting and connecting with our new extended family. We have cousins with ethnicity from Polynesia, Japan, China, Portugal and everywhere else too - how cool is that! Thomas Mossman started his career here as a sail maker Thomas Mossman was born in 1 Continue reading