#RootsTech2018 4-Day Pass Give-a-way!

I’m a #RootsTech2018 Ambassador, which means not only do I get to promote & participate in this mega genealogy conference, but I get to give stuff away! I’m giving away a 4-Day Pass ($279 value) to #RootsTech2018. The conference takes place February 28-March 3, 2018 in Salt Lake City, Utah.  #RootsTech2018 is one the largest genealogy conferences in the world, combining genealogy and technology. That’s a heavenly pairing for me! There is something for every skill level. Click here to see why you should attend #RootsTech2018 #RootsTech2018 4-day pass includes Access to more than 300 classes, keynotes and general session. Admission…

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Where was Ed Chase?

  Hattie Potter Chase about 1877 This is a continuing blog thread on my ancestor, David Edgar Chase and the on-going answers I find on the mystery of his death at age 47 in 1900 by a self-inflicted gunshot wound. To read my first entry on David, click here.  Hattie Potter was just a month away from her 22 birthday when she married the handsome young David Edgar Chase, known as Ed. He was 25. Their wedding took place on a mild Wednesday in November of 1877 in Haverhill, Massachusetts. Both Hattie and Ed came from privilege. Hattie’s father, Randall…

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Learning how to be Irish

Being Irish DNA results recently revealed to me a surprising revelation. I’m Irish. A lot Irish. I’ve just begun to search this lineage. It’s been interesting to say the least. Do you know what I’ve discovered? Irish genealogy research is hard. Missing census records from 1821 to 1891 due to fire and destruction require thinking outside the box. So, I was happy when I received the schedule of sessions for RootsTech2018. Lots of Irish genealogy sessions! I’m going to take advantage of this opportunity to learn about alternative records for Irish genealogy. Digital Irish Genealogy I’m liking this session especially.…

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When RootsTech calls

You guys! I am over the moon to share with you that this past week I was invited to be an official 2018 RootsTech Ambassador! I can see you all now…some of you are silently high-fiving me. And some of you are looking at me with a confused look on your face . What exactly is RootsTech? Simply put, it’s Genealogy Nirvana. The mother ship. The Comic- Con of the Family History world.  Without the dressing up part. Wait…actually, some vendors really do dress up in costumes now that I think about it. Each February, people from all over the…

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