We have a winner! RootsTech 2020 Free Pass Giveaway

  Congratulations to Julie Wood who won my free 4-day RootsTech pass giveaway, and thank you to everyone who entered. There are still plenty of contests running so if you didn't win here, head over to Conference Keeper and enter. At last count, there were 31 giveaways running!  

Telling the Story of You

You are part of the story For many family historians, the excitement of the chase means that we are necessarily focused on the past. We try to locate everything we can on our ancestors, and sometimes, when we feel satisfied with what we have on them, we move on to the next ancestor. RootsTech 2020’s … Continue reading Telling the Story of You

Win a complementary 4-day pass to RootsTech 2020!

It's hard to believe but RootsTech 2020 will be here in just over 3 months! And it's a big year ... the TENTH anniversary! Will you be joining me there to celebrate The Story of YOU? I love this theme for 2020. By learning about our ancestors, by telling their story, we tell the story … Continue reading Win a complementary 4-day pass to RootsTech 2020!

RootsTech London 2019 is coming!

Where will you be on October 24? Hopefully in London, enjoying the experience that is RootsTech! There is nothing like it. It's the best of all worlds...informative classes presented by experienced genealogists, an Exhibition hall featuring over 100 stands devoted to everything genealogy, and world-famous keynote speakers who will bring their passion for family history … Continue reading RootsTech London 2019 is coming!

RootsTech 2019 Recap

It's hard to believe that RootsTech 2019 was 3 weeks ago! I came back from an absolutely wonderful week to a pretty big assignment for the ProGen course I'm taking and have been working on that all month. It's finally submitted now and time to do a short recap of what was a busy, fun, … Continue reading RootsTech 2019 Recap

Can’t attend RootsTech in person? The Virtual Pass may be the perfect solution

RootsTech is truly listening to its fans and finding options for those who aren't able to make it to the conference in person. This past week the brand new RootsTech Virtual Pass was announced! It provides access to 18 online recorded sessions from the conference, allowing you to watch from the comfort of your home.  … Continue reading Can’t attend RootsTech in person? The Virtual Pass may be the perfect solution

We Have a Winner of a RootsTech 2019 4-day Pass!

Serving as a RootsTech 2019 Ambassador means that I had the opportunity to give away one complimentary 4-day pass to RootsTech 2019. This morning I hit the 'find me a random winner' button on Rafflecopter and the winner is .... John Boeren! John is a professional genealogist, based in the Netherlands, and owner of Antecedentia. His … Continue reading We Have a Winner of a RootsTech 2019 4-day Pass!

RootsTech 2019: Over 30 Classes on DNA!

RootsTech is always on the cutting edge of what’s new in genealogy. Look back at RootsTech 2018 and see the emphasis on DNA from Angie Bush’s presentation “You’ve Taken a DNA test, Now What?” to Diane Southard and Lisa Louise Cooke’s, “A DNA Match with No Tree? No Problem!”. DNA is a hot topic these … Continue reading RootsTech 2019: Over 30 Classes on DNA!

Win a FREE 4-day pass to RootsTech 2019!

Serving as a RootsTech 2019 Ambassador means that I have ONE complimentary 4-day pass to RootsTech 2019 to give away!  Never been to RootsTech? Check out my Top Five Reasons to attend. More information on RootsTech can be found here. I hope you’ll join me and thousands of other genealogists and family history enthusiasts in … Continue reading Win a FREE 4-day pass to RootsTech 2019!

RootsTech 2019

RootsTech registration opens tomorrow, on 20 September 2018, and a tentative schedule has just gone up. It’s subject to change but take a look and see the incredible variety of classes that will be offered! 2019 will be my 5th year attending RootsTech and my first year as a RootsTech Ambassador. I’m excited to see … Continue reading RootsTech 2019