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Finding Christmas in the Archives   Recently updated !

We are now only days away from Christmas 2018! Many of us are scrambling to get the grocery shopping done, present shopping completed and completing and mailing out those Christmas cards. Please make time to take stock of the genealogical Christmas records and artifacts that you have in your own collections. What can they tell you about your ancestors, your […]


Preserving Christmas and Other Greeting Cards 1   Recently updated !

Christmas 2018 is almost here! If you are like me, you are starting to get those wonderful Christmas cards in the mail from family and friends. Maybe they have written messages in those cards or just signed them. You are probably also getting those wonderful picture Christmas cards depicting your family or friends dressed in their best Christmas outfit. Are […]


Mandy Moore Goes from Australia to Ireland   Recently updated !

This week we take a look at the season premier of Who Do You Think You Are?, with Mandy Moore on TLC. Cheri and the panel take a look at the record searches, records discussed, and the places visited. Meet the Panel: Shelley Murphy – FamilyTree Girl Terri O’Connell – Finding Our Ancestors We hope you enjoy the show.   […]


Doing the DNA Happy Dance   Recently updated !

The time has come to get off the bench and get into the game. You can’t procrastinate about learning about DNA and what it can do for your genealogical research any longer. DNA is the most recent addition to our genealogical research toolkit and I can personally attest to its power. DNA tests are a necessary expense in our research. […]


Meet Team Black, and Cousins: Marti and Shannon

Cheri and the panel talk all things Relative Race with Team Black 0f Season 5, siblings Joe and Jerica Henline and their cousins from day 4, Marti and Shannon. Meet the Panel: Mary Kircher Roddy – Mk Genealogy Terri O’Connell – Finding Our Ancestors Meet Our Guests: Joe Henline – Freelance Film Production Jerica Henline – Henline Productions Marti Shannon […]


Gifts from the Past – What’s Your Legacy

GeneaChat December 2018 Gifts from the Past-What’s Your Legacy? It’s that time of year when we search for gifts for friends and love ones. No matter our religious or cultural beliefs we look for what we can do to bring joy to those around us. Have you taken the time to think about the gifts your ancestors shared with you? […]