Megan’s Roots World Blog

Seton Shields Genealogy Grant #212: The Historical Society of Harford County

By |2019-04-04T11:52:55-04:00April 4th, 2019|Family History, Grants, Human Interest|

The second of two grants Q1 2019 has been awarded to The Historical Society of Harford County. Grant funds will assist with purchase of the materials necessary to process and store the 1,088 letters in the collection of the late Nancy Webster Barnes, which was recently donated for genealogists and historians to research and explore.

Genealogy Roundup, March 20

By |2019-03-20T10:38:02-04:00March 20th, 2019|Genealogy Roundup, Military, Research|

Did you know that besides genealogists like me, the DPAA team includes historians, analysts, investigators, combat medics, explosive ordnance disposal technicians, life support equipment specialists, forensic photographers, linguists, trained mountaineers, dive teams, forensic anthropologists and archaeologists, and more? Click through to see some of them in action!

Genealogy Roundup, March 6

By |2019-03-06T10:32:37-04:00March 6th, 2019|DNA / Genetic Genealogy, Genealogy Roundup, Human Interest|

What are your thoughts and feelings when you read that the vast majority of keynote speakers at genealogy conferences are men, despite the fact that the vast majority of genealogists are female? Admittedly, this could be a contentious issue, but let's not be contentious ourselves. All voices are welcome, so long as civility and respect are shown.