Family Trees

Q3 2016 Seton Shields Genealogy Grant

By |2018-09-22T17:20:42+00:00September 12th, 2016|Family History, Grants|

This quarter, I'm awarding a grant to Mac Titmus and his co-volunteers of Long Island Genealogy. Long Island research can actually be quite challenging, so I'm really happy to support a resource I've found to be so helpful. Since they never charge for information, the group would like to file for not-for-profit status, which has a number of costs associated with it. The post explains how you can join me in supporting them.

World’s Largest Family Reunion: Genealogy or Preen-ealogy?

By |2018-09-22T17:20:48+00:00June 2nd, 2015|Books, Celebrities, DNA / Genetic Genealogy, Family History, Human Interest|

To me, the heart and soul of genealogy is uncovering and learning the stories of our ancestors. It's about them, but if your end goal is name collecting or name dropping, you're making it all about you. Should the success of the Global Family Renuion allow the luxury of a recurring event, wouldn't it be wonderful if our ancestors could take center stage?