Hennepin County, Minnesota ancestors? Hennepin History magazine now digitized!

From the Hennepin County Library system about a new addition to its special collections: “76 years of the magazine “Hennepin History,” the official publication of the Hennepin History Museum, are now online in the Hennepin County Library Digital Collections. The magazine has been published continuously since 1941. Articles range in length and scope, but cover […]

Genealogical inclusion: not everyone has children; not everyone is short; are you leaving out some genealogy family and friends?

Genealogy is a pretty inclusive topic but not 100%. Maybe someday it will be. Audiences and presenters at classes, seminars, conferences, and institutes are made of up tall, short, skinny, wider, white, red, brown, black, gay, straight, transgender, married, single, divorced, widowed, adopted, fostered, cousins, brothers, sisters, sons, daughters, nieces, nephews, men, women, aunts, uncles, […]

3 days till registration opens for 3 weeks of excellent genealogical learning at GRIP

Three (3) days from now is Valentines’s Day. MORE IMPORTANTLY, it’s the opening day of registration for this summer’s three (3 ) weeks of genealogical educations. This summer, the Genealogical Research Institute of Genealogy is offering an extra week and an extra location. June 24-29, 2018: 8 courses at LaRoche College in Pittsburgh July 22-27, […]

More presentations for Family History Month in CA, WI, WA, and a webinar!

My blog has been pretty quiet recently. All is good, though. A fun house guest, time with a descendant, doing presentations, intense client work, and getting ready for many upcoming presentations to close out Family History Month. October 21, Camarillo, Caifornia Ventura County Genealogical Society Annual Seminar (full day) October 25, Webinar Legacy Family Tree […]

Family History Month continues with 200 of my closest friends and maybe a new relative!

I write this while at the 10th Annual Minnesota Genealogical Society North Star Conference. I was privileged to be a speaker all day yesterday and do the banquet presentation last night. I wasn’t tired, I was high on adrenaline. Mostly because I spent the day with 200+ fellow genealogists and also some other speakers. Interesting […]