This book is meant to preserve the history of Cape Verdeans that settled in the town of Harwich, Massachusetts. You will learn the connections between different families within the town and hopefully you will be able to begin your own genealogical research.
Amanda Chilaka is a resident of Brookline, MA. She was born in Brooklyn, NY and raised in Harwich, MA from 1986 to 2002. She started researching her Cape Verdean heritage with her grandfather, John Stanley Raneo, and has expanded her search to all Cape Verdean residents of Harwich since their first arrival. She obtained a Bachelors of Science from Northeastern University in 2006, worked in a genomics laboratory for 3 years at Harvard Medical School, and is pursuing a graduate degree in biology.