Fort Douglas Cemetery Tour

Fort Douglas Cemetery Tour -- Boundless Genealogy

My family and I attended the Fort Douglas Cemetery Tour this past weekend. This event was an awesome, family-friendly, non-creepy Halloween-time cemetery activity… and we LOVED it! Several actors and actresses were on-site in character and costume to tell us the stories of some of the individuals interred in the cemetery. Read on to learn about some of the fascinating people we met at the cemetery.

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Win a FREE ticket to RootsTech 2018

Enter to Win a Ticket to #RootsTech 2018 -- Boundless Genealogy

As a RootsTech Ambassador, I have a 4-day RootsTech ticket to give away to a lucky reader! RootsTech is the largest genealogy conference in the world with thousands of attendees. It is a blast from start to finish, too. If you have been wanting to attend RootsTech, but hesitating for any reason, this might just be your year to go… and for FREE. If you already purchased your ticket for RootsTech 2018, you can enter, too. If you win, you will receive instructions on how to get a refund on your pass.

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Find Your Ancestor’s STORY in the Newspaper

Find Your Ancestor's STORY in the Newspaper -- Boundless Genealogy

The best way to preserve an ancestor’s life history after we have completed our research is by writing down their story. But is there a story in all those dry facts? Where else can you go to discover the story of your ancestor? A favorite go-to resource is newspapers. Oh, the stories you can find in old newspapers!

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Top 10 Reasons I Love RootsTech

Top Ten Reasons I Love RootsTech -- Boundless Genealogy

I am thrilled to announce that I have been invited to be an Ambassador for the 2018 RootsTech genealogy conference. This means that I will be reporting on the blog and on all my social media accounts about the latest news and behind the scenes happenings before, during and after the conference. As a longtime attendee of the conference, let me share the top ten reasons that I love attending RootsTech.

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5 Family History Gift Ideas for Children

5 Family History Gifts for Children -- Boundless Genealogy

With the holidays right around the corner, it is time to make gift lists for our loved ones. For those of us involved in genealogy, what better way to share our knowledge and passion with our family than with a family history-related gift they can enjoy? This is especially appropriate for the children in our family. This season give a meaningful gift that connects your young loved ones to their roots.

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Watch My Faces of NextGen Interview

Faces of NextGen Interview -- Boundless Genealogy

It was a pleasure to chat with Eric Wells on the Faces of NextGen Live interview yesterday evening. If you missed the event, here is the recording. Please enjoy getting to know a little more about me and my genealogy journey. This interview is part of a series produced by…

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Chat with Me on Faces of NextGen Live this Monday!

Chat with Me on Face of NextGen Live -- Boundless Genealogy

Hey Genea-Friends, Want to learn more about my genealogy life? Join me for a live interview on Faces of NextGen Live. Monday, October 9th at 7 pm CDT. Tune in live on YouTube: youtu.be/cFubus9UkH0 Join the FB event: www.facebook.com/events/991200937696080 This interview is part of a series produced by The NextGen…

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Craft a Citation for Your Family History Photos

Craft a Citation for Your Family History Photographs -- Boundless Genealogy

How much do you know about the photographs in your family history collection? How much do you want future generations to know? You might be surprised to realize how much context you can discover for each photo in your stash. Follow the step-by-step template to craft a citation for the photos in your possession so that all the details will be preserved for the future generations of your family.

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3 Things Genealogy Teaches Us About Perspective

3 Things Genealogy Teaches Us About Perspective -- Boundless Genealogy

Studying our family tree teaches us so much more than the simple facts of our ancestry. One life principle that genealogy teaches us is perspective: “the capacity to view things in their true relations or relative importance”* Here are three things we learn about perspective. 3 Things Genealogy Teaches Us About Perspective 1. Life is Short Whether individuals in your family…

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Are You Prepared?

Are You Prepared -- Boundless Genealogy

Take-Aways from Hurricane Harvey September is National Preparedness Month and October is National Family History Month. As a portion of the United States reels from the devastation of Hurricane Harvey, genealogists have much to consider this autumn. The theme of National Preparedness Month is “Disasters Don’t Plan Ahead. You Can.”…

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