Terri O'Connell


About Terri O'Connell

Terri O’Connell is a professional genealogist in the Chicago area, focusing on Midwestern United States Genealogy, with a main focus in Illinois and a special interest in Irish research. She is also the owner of Cruise Planners – O’Connell Cruise and Travel (terri@cruiseplanners.com), a full service travel company. Their mission is to encompass the full family: vacations, reunions, and history travel. Terri is a travel enthusiast with a passion for genealogy and enjoys bringing the two together to assist her clients in their travel needs. You can find Terri online at www.facebook.com/cruiseplannersoconnell, www.facebook.com/tracingmyfamily or you can find her at www.findingourancestors.com for all things genealogy. Terri is the Executive Director of The In-Depth Genealogist.

Relative Race Discussion With Joe and Jerica

Cheri and the panel discuss the latest episode of Relative Race with special guests, Joe and Jerica from Season 4. Meet the Panel Mary Kircher Roddy – MKR Genealogy Bernice Bennett – Research at the National Archives and Beyond! Special Guests Joe Henline – Relative Race Season 4 Jerica Henline – Relative Race Season 4 We hope you like the […]


Tracing Their Steps

Cheri and the panel discuss Relative Race, Season 5, episode 3 and the new book Tracing Their Steps by Bernice Bennett. Meet the Panel Mary Kircher Roddy – MKR Genealogy Shelley Murphy – FamilyTree Girl Special Guest Bernice Bennett author of  Tracing Their Steps: A Memoir We hope you enjoy the show!  


Hard Times

Cheri and the panel discuss episode 8 of Finding Your Roots, Hard Times, as well as Relative Race Season 5, Episode 3. Meet the Panel: Melissa Barker – The Archive Lady Bernice Bennett – Research at the National Archives and Beyond!   We hope you enjoy the show.