Sunday, October 31, 2010

Atlanta GA: FHExpos Bloggers of Honor


DearREADERS,
If you haven't registered for the Atlanta Georgia Family History Expo, do so TODAY!
It will be held 12-13 Nov 2010 at the Gwinnett Center, 6400 Sugarload Parkway, Duluth, Georgia 30097.

BLOGGERS OF HONOR
The Atlanta Family History Expo 2010 is a success due to the support from the following Bloggers:

  • Lisa Ann Alzo, M.F.A., Speaker & Blogger. An avid genealogist for 20 years, Lisa currently teaches online genealogy courses for GenClass and the National Institute for Genealogical Studies.Blog: www.theaccidentalgenealogist.com
  • Valerie Craft, Blogger. One of her favorite aspects of genealogy is old family photos. She always has enjoyed taking photos, and her research had introduced her to finding photos. She was surprised to find that her grandparents all had photos of their ancestors, be it one generation or many. She loves going through these photos and seeing her ancestors in their own time and place. A photo of an ancestor really helps her to feel connected to them. Blog: http://beginwithcraft.blogspot.com
  • Luckie Daniels, Blogger. A descendant of emancipated slaves from Washington-Wilkes Georgia. Shortly after the passing of her Maternal Grandmother, Fannie Louella Jackson Barwick, Luckie began her journey to preserve the memory of her family history by establishing OurGeorgiaRoots.com in 1997. Luckie is also busy discovering more about her Alabama {by way of Cincinnati} roots via OurAlabamaRoots.com! By day, a Sr. IT Project Manager, Luckie is committed to genealogy preservation and utilizing all the benefits modern day technology affords in this effort. Blog: http://beginwithcraft.blogspot.com http://ouralabamaroots.com/ 
  • Mavis Jones, Blogger. This blog is dedicated to her ancestors and search for them. Even though she has been researching for 20+ years, she’s no expert but is willing to share knowledge as well as the trials and tribulations she encounters along the way. She’s proud of her family and loves to share pictures of her ancestors. Blog: http://georgiablackcrackers.blogspot.com and http://conversationswithmyancestors.blogspot.com/
  • Tonia Kendrick, Blogger. A banker by day and a family historian the rest of the time. Tonia loves the hunt and is thrilled when she finds connections among the different branches of her family tree. She writes about her research adventures and her ancestors at www.toniasroots.net 
  • Thomas MacEntee, Speaker and Blogger. Thomas is a genealogist specializing in the use of technology and social media to improve genealogical research and as a means of interacting with others in the family history community. He writes and lectures on the many ways blogs, Facebook and Twitter can be leveraged to add new dimensions to the genealogy experience. Thomas created and manages Geneabloggers.
    Blog: http://www.geneabloggers.com/ http://destinationaustinfamily.blogspot.com/ Twitter: @geneabloggers. 
  • Linda McCauley, Blogger. Linda started regularly reading genealogy blogs a year or so ago and had been seriously thinking about starting her own for several months. Finally, on December 27, 2009, she jumped in with both feet. Her main goal was to tell some family stories she had accumulated and document her research trials, tribulations and successes with the hope of generating some interest in the family history within her family. Blog: http://www.lfmccauley.blogspot.com/
  • DearMYRTLE. “Myrt” Blogger, Speaker & Quthor. Nom de plume of Pat Richley, author of DearMYRTLE’s Joy of Genealogy (2006), The Everything Online Genealogy Book (2000), DearMYRTLE'S Genealogy Blog (since 1995), and Teach Genealogy Blog. Activein genealogy circles in Second Life.
    Blog: http://blog.dearmyrtle.com/ http://genea-quilters.blogspot.com/ and http://www.Elsiebarksnaylor.blogspot.com
  • Drusilla Pair, Speaker & Blogger. Tracing her family history in Virginia and North Carolina since 1994, Drusilla has conducted various genealogical workshops at family reunions, churches, libraries, cultural festivals, and local and national genealogical societies for more than ten years. She works full-time as a Distance Education and Technology Coordinator at Hampton University.Blog: http://www.findyourfolks.blogspot.com/ Twitter: @professordru
  • Angela Walton-Raji, Speaker and Blogger Author, lecturer and researcher. Member, Association of Professional Genealogists, Oklahoma Historical Society, Oklahoma Genealogical Society, Choctaw-Chickasaw Freedman's Association, Poteau Valley Genealogical Association, PAAC-Preservation of African American Cemeteries Blog: http://www.african-nativeamerican.blogspot.com/ and http://africanrootspodcast.com/
  • Ginger Smith, Blogger. Ginger loves to write, read books and blogs, chat and email with people to stay in touch. She is currently enrolled in the Master of Library Sciences program at the University of North Carolina with the hopes of achieving a dual degree with the North Carolina State University's Public History program. Blog: http://genealogybyginger.blogspot.com/ Twitter: @Smitty327

    Ol' Myrt will spend the better part of each day in the exhibit hall in the "BLOGGERS OF HONOR" (Booth#'s 605, 606, 607) area ready to help you set up your own blog, or learn new tricks to customize your blog.

    Register here for the Atlanta Family History Expo right now! Call 801-829-3295 to register by telephone. Click here for details.

    Happy family tree climbing!
    Myrt     :)
    DearMYRTLE,
    Your friend in genealogy.

    1 comment:

    1. I am so excited to see you and everyone at the Atlanta Family History Expo! We have so many great things planned for everyone! Myrt, it is always a pleasure to see you at the Expos. I know everyone appreciates your assistance in the blogger area! We have had so many thank you comments for that. See you soon!

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