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: 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 […]


What Pets did Your Ancestors Have? Recap. What are Y’all Saying?

Dog Days of Summer – What Pets did Your Ancestors Have? Recap. What are Y’all Saying? August has been a fun month of discussing our ancestor’s pets and sharing their photos. My post Dog Days of Summer~Did Your Ancestor Own Pets Includes pictures and stories about the animals I remember family members owning or seen in photos. The link is included […]


GeneaChat: Corn as High as an Elephant’s Eye – Recap. What are Y’all Saying?

GeneaChat: Corn as High as an Elephant’s Eye – What Did Your Ancestor Grow? – Recap. What are Y’all Saying? This month we’ve been talking about our ancestors who were in the agricultural business or maybe grew food and had animals on the family farm. We talked about how important the agricultural census records are for locating information on what […]


Geneachat: Corn as High as an Elephant’s Eye-What Did Your Ancestor Grow? 3

Geneachat: Corn as High as an Elephant’s Eye-What Did Your Ancestor Grow? According to the 1955 musical Oklahoma, one of the descriptions of that beautiful morning was “the corn was as high as an elephant’s eye. Crops, livestock and the land they raised them on have always been important to our ancestors. ((Source: https://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Oklahoma_(1955_film))) During the month of July, we […]


Geneachat: Junebugs~What Bugs You About Genealogy? -Recap What Did Y’all Have to Say?

Geneachat: Junebugs~What Bugs You About Genealogy? -Recap What Did Y’all Have to Say? This month we shared what bugs us as we peruse our genealogy activities. As a starter, I shared a few things that bug me: Not having enough time to do my own research Ancestors who did not write names on pictures Records that I cannot find People […]