AAHGS 2019 Annual Conference – Day 2

I had the honor of attending the 40th AAHGS Conference in Hyattsville, Maryland on October 10-12, 2019.  Although I have been busy, this conference and the people attending have been amazing. I have been able to reconnect with some people that I met at last year’s conference, introduce myself to people that I follow on…

AAHGS 2019 Annual Conference – Day 1

Last week I had the distinct honor and privilege of attending the 40th Annual Conference for the Afro American Historical and Genealogical Society held in Hyattsville, Maryland.  This year I was able to attend all three days of the conference.  We actually arrived a day early so we could go to the Smithsonian’s National Museum…

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Week 17 – At Worship

NOTE: I accepted the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks challenge headed by fellow genealogy blogger Amy Johnson Crow in January 2019. The idea behind this challenge is that you will receive email prompts, a word or phrase, every week, and you find something about your research or family history to write about. I write in…

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Week 14 – Brick Wall

NOTE: I accepted the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks challenge headed by fellow genealogy blogger Amy Johnson Crow in January 2019. The idea behind this challenge is that you will receive email prompts, a word or phrase, every week, and you find something about your research or family history to write about. I write in…

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Week 13 – In the Newspaper

NOTE: I accepted the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks challenge headed by fellow genealogy blogger Amy Johnson Crow in January 2019. The idea behind this challenge is that you will receive email prompts, a word or phrase, every week, and you find something about your research or family history to write about. I write in…

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Week 10 – Bachelor Uncle

NOTE: I accepted the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks challenge headed by fellow genealogy blogger Amy Johnson Crow in January 2019. The idea behind this challenge is that you will receive email prompts, a word or phrase, every week, and you find something about your research or family history to write about. I write in…

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Week 4 – ‘I’d Like to Meet…’

NOTE: I accepted the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks challenge headed by fellow genealogy blogger Amy Johnson Crow in January 2019. The idea behind this challenge is that you will receive email prompts, a word or phrase, every week, and you find something about your research or family history to write about.  I write in…