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GeneaChat: What are Y’all Saying? -April Showers ~Weather in Your Family Tree Recap

GeneaChat: What are Y’all Saying? -April Showers ~Weather in Your Family Tree Recap This month we have been thinking about and sharing the affects weather had on our ancestors. Farmers depended on good weather for their crops; extreme conditions may have caused death or destruction of property. As we struggle through weather conditions today that can change our lives, so […]


A Team Goes Home and Families Continue to Reconnect

On GenFriends, our host, Cheri, discusses last Sunday’s episodes of Relative Race and Long Lost Family. From the losing of one team to reconnecting families, GenFriends continues to look deep into each of the episodes. Meet the Panel: Shelley Murphy – FamilyTreeGirl Mary Kircher Roddy – MKR Genealogy Links We Discussed: BYUtv TLC Products that can help you find your […]


Introducing Australian Trade Union Archives   Recently updated !

My new blog series focuses on some of my favourite free Australasian family history research websites, and this month’s focus is on Australian Trade Union Archives. The website is a gateway that links together historical detail, archival resources, published material and information about trade unions in Australia. As the name suggests you can use it to find: Australian workers Australian […]


The Genealogical Proof Standard – A Guide for Your Genealogy Journey   Recently updated !

IDG Academy is offering, for the second time, The Genealogical Proof Standard – A Guide for Your Genealogy Journey, with instructor Cheri Hudson Passey. Here are some of the comments we received from past class participants. Laura: I learned so much from this class! Renee: Taking “intimidation” out of the GPS This course helped me to see the importance of documenting my […]


Lauding the Ladies 1

Of course, this shapes up as an interesting column to write. After all, I am male, and obviously have only the shared human experience with the other half of humanity. But I come from an area that has a long and rich history of female empowerment and think that maybe people would like to know more about some women of […]


Families Reunited and Sharing Stories

  GenFriends host, Cheri discusses the latest episodes of Relative Race and Long Lost Family with the panel about families reunited and their sharing of stories. Meet the Panel: Mary Kircher Roddy – MKR Genealogy We hope you enjoy this episode. Make sure to come back next week to see what is happening on your favorite genealogy television shows.