Cheri Passey


Cheri Passey

About Cheri Passey

Cheri Hudson Passey is a Professional Genealogist, Instructor, Writer and Speaker. She is the owner of Carolina Girl Genealogy, LLC which provides research services as well as instruction and coaching though her Genealogy 1-on-1 classes. Born in South Carolina, Cheri has roots in the state for many generations. Her blog Carolina Girl Genealogy has helped tell the story of these ancestors and her research process.
You can contact Cheri by email Cheri@carolinagirlgenealogy.com or by visiting her blog Carolina Girl Genealogy.
Cheri Hudson Passey writes the Modus Operandi column for Going In-Depth Magazine.


GeneaChat: Native American Ancestry. A Part of Your Family Tree? 1

GeneaChat: Native American Ancestry. A Part of Your Family Tree? My mom was very close to her paternal grandfather William Treadford Roberts (1894-1959). She spent many hours with him sitting on his lap and listening to him read to her or tell her stories. One of those was his tale of a Cherokee maternal ancestor. Like many families in the […]


GeneaChat: Last Leaves-Where Are You Stuck~Recap. What Are Y’all Saying?

GeneaChat7: Last Leaves-Where Are You Stuck~Recap. What Are Y’all Saying? As we climb our family tree, we come to point where we are not able to go further. We are stuck. Records seem to be lost, destroyed or never created. Our attempts to move back another generation are frustrating and sometimes feel hopeless. This month we have been sharing information […]


JewishGen’s All-Country Databases

In a previous post, we discussed some of the features available on JewishGen. Beyond those features, though, JewishGen’s All-Country databases have millions of indexed records that can be of significant help in tracing one’s family back several generations within Europe. JewishGen volunteers have acquired millions of vital records, census records, and other documents of genealogical interest. As these records are […]


GeneaChat: Last Leaves – Where Are You Stuck? 6

GeneaChat: Last Leaves – Where Are You Stuck? Who are the last leaves on your family tree? You know, those people who are the last on our pedigree charts. The ones we refer to as brick walls. We all have them. Sometimes, there simply is no information available to move past those leaves and add another. Other times, it’s a […]


GeneaChat: Grandparents Day – Recap 1

GeneaChat: September Celebration ~ Grandparents Day-Recap September brings us Grandparents Day. Did you celebrate with your grandparents? If they are not living did you think about them and smile at the memories? This month we are taking time to honor these special people in our lives. If we are lucky enough to have known our grandmothers and grandfathers or just […]


GeneaChat: September Celebration ~ Grandparents Day

GeneaChat: September Celebration ~ Grandparents Day September 10, 2017, is Grandparents Day. A day set aside to celebrate all the Grandma and Grampas who fill our lives with so much love. I am fortunate to have known both my grandmothers, my paternal grandfather and my maternal step-grandfather. My maternal grandfather died in WWII when my mother was a child. Memories […]