How to stay out of “trouble” when posting ancestry, genealogy, historic finds

One of the best ways to attract the attention of the genealogy “police” is to utilize materials that are either copyright protected or belong to private collections. Instead, find the copyright owners and utilize government archives and subscription services — including those that require fees — to remain free and clear in your postings. ForContinue reading “How to stay out of “trouble” when posting ancestry, genealogy, historic finds”

Fun Family history via public photos

How I found myself in random research The next time you look at a public photo, take a second and third look. Look at little closer. I did just that and discovered a few gems that otherwise would remain barely etched into my childhood memories. At the picture in this blog feed, you will noticeContinue reading “Fun Family history via public photos”

The family history in Sankofa Genealogy

PRESENTED BY VALERIE TOLIVER IN THE FORM OF A COLLAGE During the month of February 2022, Good Genes Genealogy Services presented three Saturday virtual classes involving family ancestry and genealogy. Theme: “Walk With Our Ancestors Participants: Adults. Assignment: Express families’ histories in varied formats. Others showcased their various projects. All shared with classmates to sparkContinue reading “The family history in Sankofa Genealogy”

Freebie Friday!

I am taking a different narrative to receiving tips on where to find freebies to aid in genealogy research: Let’s freely give back a gratitude of thanks to a man who quietly helped a cherished civil rights favorite. Rosa Parks would have been a 109 years old this month. Mike Ilitch transitioned two years ago.

Get Genealogy Organized

There are many electronic helpers to keep us organized and efficient in our generational family tree building. I utilize about 6 different electronic research sites to initiate and maintain records about loved ones who have transitioned a those of us still on earth. I also love the preservation of records and my handwriting in booksContinue reading “Get Genealogy Organized”

Black History is American History

Listing of great events around the USA Researching genealogy and family histories are exciting activities. Equally thrilling are the research results coming to life in the form of podcasts, blogs, puzzles, articles, affirmations, proclamations, presentations, stage plays, films, clothing and other expressions of our ancestors’ rich legacies. Here’s a partial listing of the Black HistoryContinue reading “Black History is American History”

Join us — February 2022 Sankofa webinar!

February is the perfect month to journey with our ancestors. For the second year, Good Genes Genealogy Services LLC, will offer a series of Saturday morning, live and virtual workshops that follow the principles of the Ghana, Africa Sankofa bird. You may register on this site. It is super easy and all of the proceedsContinue reading “Join us — February 2022 Sankofa webinar!”

Watch 90+-year old Xi Xi Zeta Charter Member Share History on YouTube

Originally posted on Wead Write Away and Genealogy by Ann:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EqdH_xeq_lA March 16, 2021 marked our grad chapter’s 32nd anniversary. This retro video was recorded in 2019, Lithonia, Georgia. My Legacy Soror Mom are among XiXiZeta’s founding. Listen, learn and love! Here’s our history as scribed by Mom, Angie Wead and my Sister-Mom, Mary Martin-Blackmon.…