Michelle Goodrum

Michelle Goodrum

About Michelle Goodrum

Writer, family historian, and researcher Michelle Roos Goodrum has been researching her family for over 20 years. Being the caretaker of over 135 years of her family’s papers and photographs, Michelle enjoys piecing her ancestors’ stories together. Michelle is also a Teaching Assistant for Boston University's Genealogical Research Program. Follow Michelle on her blog The Turning of Generations (http://turning-of-generations.blogspot.com/ ) Michelle is the author of IDG’s monthly column, Timeless Territories.

The Winner of the RootsTech 2019 Pass…

is Amy F. Amy has attended RootsTech three times and is looking at these sessions: What’s New on FamilySearch—Ron Tanner Digging into Probate Records—Kris Rzepczynski Follow that Surname—Michael Cassara Congratulations Amy! There’s still plenty of time to [register if you are planning on attending RootsTech 2019] . And plenty of Ambassadors are still giving away free passes on their blogs […]

Time’s Running Out to Enter a RootsTech Pass Giveaway

RootsTech is being held February 27, 2019 to March 2, 2019 at the Salt Palace in Salt Lake City, Utah. As a RootsTech Ambassador, once again I’m honored to give away a complimentary four-day pass to [RootsTech 2019] . It includes: Over 300 classes including the Keynote sessions Expo hall Evening events – Check out [The Edge Effect] Time is […]

And the Winner of the RootsTech 2018 pass is…

Angela Rodesky! The three sessions Angela is interested in are: “You’re on Social Media. Now What?” (Amy Johnson Crow) “Using MyHeritage to Drive Genealogical Discovery” (Michael Mansfield) “Get ‘Twitterpated’ with Twitter for Genealogy” (Amie Browser Tennant) Great choices, Angela! The MyHeritage talk looks pretty interesting. I might just have to go to that one too. There’s still plenty of time to register […]

Would You Like a Free Admission to RootsTech 2018? 2

RootsTech is less than four months away! It’s being held February 28, 2018 to March 3, 2018 at the Salt Palace in Salt Lake City, Utah. Are you planning to attend RootsTech 2018? Perhaps you are thinking about it? Here’s your chance to win a free 4-day RootsTech pass! As a RootsTech Ambassador, once again I’m honored to give away […]

RootsTech 2017 Exhibit Hall Wanderings 2

The RootsTech exhibit hall is an event in and of itself. One could spend the entire conference visiting the booths and the presentations being made by those vendors in their booths. Every year I vow to spend more time exploring the hall. This year I was pretty successful with my RootsTech 2017 exhibit hall wandering. Here are some highlights in no […]

And the Winner of the RootsTech 2017 Pass Is…

Jill Breznican! The three sessions Jill is interested in are: “When World Collide: Resolving Conflicts in Genealogical Records” (Judy G. Russell) “Digging for Details: Getting the Full Story” (Jen Baldwin) “The Art of Storytelling: It’s More Than Names & Dates” (Kenyatta Berry) Great choices. Judy is an excellent speaker. Jen is one of the young up and coming speakers in […]