Cheri Hudson Passey


School Days – Your Ancestor’s School Records   Recently updated !

School Days – Your Ancestor’s School Records Summer has sped by so fast! It’s time to begin thinking about back to school for those of us who live in North America and other places. Do you have school records your ancestor’s school days? Have you found yearbooks, photos, report cards or assignments saved over the years? What have you learned […]


An Interview With Toni Carrier

GenFriends host, Cheri, and the panel talk with Toni Carrier about the IAAM (International African American Museum) that is being built in Charleston, SC. IAMM is set to open in 2020. Meet the Panel: Melissa Barker aka The Archive Lady – A Genealogist in the Archives Shelley Murphy – FamilyTreeGirl Angela Walton-Raji – African-Native American    


An Interview With Melissa Barker, AKA The Archive Lady

Our host, Cheri, and panel talk with Melissa Barker about her job in the archives. Meet the Panel: Shelley Murphy – FamilyTreeGirl Special Guests: Melissa Barker aka The Archive Lady – A Genealogist in the Archives Some of the discussion went into the personal archives of our panel. Shelley has shared some pictures of the doll she discussed, as well as a […]


Oh. The Places You’ll Go! – Recap – What are Y’all Saying?

GeneaChat: Oh. The Places You’ll Go! – Recap-What are Y’all Saying? The month of July has been all about sharing where we have gone to research our ancestors and where we are planning to go. Do you have a genealogy trip bucket list? There is nothing like visiting the towns, counties and countries our family lived in. Visiting sites in […]


An Interview With Kathryn Lake Hogan of Looking for Ancestors

This week Cheri and the panel interviewed Kathryn Lake Hogan of Looking for Ancestors. The discussed her new weekly webinar series on Canadian genealogy as well as about some great tips for researching your Canadian Ancestors. Meet the Panel: Marry Kircher Roddy – MKR Genealogy Special Guests: Kathryn Lake Hogan – Looking for Ancestors We hope you enjoy!  


Going In-Depth With MAAGI 2

This week Cheri and the panel discuss MAAGI (Midwest African American Genealogy Institute) with Shelley Murphy and Angela Walton Raji. Some great tips where given during this interview. Shelley shares her So What Analysis Chart and her Timeline (where she uses a word document). We also learned about Angela’s new track, Freedmen of the Five Civilized Tribes. One thing that they stressed is […]