52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Week 30 – Easy

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…

Guest Blogger

I had the great opportunity to be a guest blogger for the Afro American Historical and Genealogical Society (AAHGS).  Click HERE to read it.    

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Week 22 – At the Cemetery

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…

Filling in the Blanks: How I Started My Genealogy Research – Part 1

Trisha’s Note: My husband, Phillip, will be posting a 2-part blog post about how he started filling in his family tree as a genealogy research newbie. This is Part 1. Enjoy! If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you know Trisha has been researching her family for a good number of years now. (Shameless…

I Attended My First Writing Workshop

If you have been reading my blog from the beginning, then you know that I have been researching my family history since 2011.  About two years into my family history research I knew that one day I would write a book about my genealogy journey.  I started this blog in 2017 with no formal training…

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks Challenge – 4 Month Update

I first read about 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks Challenge from reading the blog, Uncovering Roots, Extending Branches last year.  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.  The first thing I…

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…