10 Dec 2018

Category: Stories

Stories

Paying It Forward 

Lyle Clugg was so excited about BillionGraves when he first attended a class about it two years ago that he went out and bought a smartphone the next month. “The whole reason why I got a smartphone was because of what I heard at that…

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The Brick Wall Breakthrough 

Norma Storrs Keating—a professional genealogist for over 20 years—was stumped. She was working on a project for a client named Emmett (name has been changed), but could find no trace of his maternal grandmother. Emmett has been estranged from his mother for a few years,…

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The Power of a Picture 

Connor Murphy (of Houston, Texas) didn’t know he was going to provide the missing link between a father and son when he organized over 30 volunteers to photograph the Calvary Hills Cemetery for his Eagle Scout project. His main goal was to “get all the…

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Genealogy’s NOT Just for Grandmas 

Not only is this the name of a class Kristiana Silver taught, it’s also a message she wants to spread: Genealogy’s NOT just for Grandmas! Kristiana is a passionate genealogist (that I met at RootsTech) and somehow she has been able to help her four…