School Days – Your Ancestor’s School Records   Recently updated !

School Days – Your Ancestor’s School Records Summer has sped by so fast! It’s time to begin thinking about back to school for those of us who live in North America and other places. Do you have school records your ancestor’s school days? Have you found yearbooks, photos, report cards or assignments saved over the years? What have you learned […]


Going Further Back   Recently updated !

We all have them, those pesky ancestors who’ve been lurking at the top of a branch of our family tree for years, or even decades. They seem to have come from nowhere. We are desperately searching for their parents so we can extend the line but the necessary records elude us. The first step is to revisit the life of […]


An Interview With Toni Carrier

GenFriends host, Cheri, and the panel talk with Toni Carrier about the IAAM (International African American Museum) that is being built in Charleston, SC. IAMM is set to open in 2020. Meet the Panel: Melissa Barker aka The Archive Lady – A Genealogist in the Archives Shelley Murphy – FamilyTreeGirl Angela Walton-Raji – African-Native American    


Join Us for a Celtic Genealogy Cruise

MAY 4 – 16, 2019 Visit your ancestral homeland by sea – just like your ancestors did! This cruise allows opportunities to research your ancestors while in port. The cruise begins and ends in Dublin where there will be the opportunity to visit the EPIC Emigration Museum, consult with experts or conduct research at the Irish Family History Centre. From […]


An Interview With Melissa Barker, AKA The Archive Lady

Our host, Cheri, and panel talk with Melissa Barker about her job in the archives. Meet the Panel: Shelley Murphy – FamilyTreeGirl Special Guests: Melissa Barker aka The Archive Lady – A Genealogist in the Archives Some of the discussion went into the personal archives of our panel. Shelley has shared some pictures of the doll she discussed, as well as a […]


Oh. The Places You’ll Go! – Recap – What are Y’all Saying?

GeneaChat: Oh. The Places You’ll Go! – Recap-What are Y’all Saying? The month of July has been all about sharing where we have gone to research our ancestors and where we are planning to go. Do you have a genealogy trip bucket list? There is nothing like visiting the towns, counties and countries our family lived in. Visiting sites in […]