Today's episode of Research Like a Pro is about how to prepare a lineage society application for the General Society of Mayflower Descendants. Kathy Kaldis is a professional genealogist and an expert on submitting successful Mayflower Society applications. She guides us through the process of working with state societies to prove your lineage to a Mayflower passenger. Listen in for her great advice! Links General Society of Mayflower Descendants - lineage society Mayflower Quarterly Magazine - Mayflower Society publication Professional Genealogy by Elizabeth Shown Mills (author, editor) - affiliate link to Amazon Professional Genealogy: Preparation, Practice & Standards by Elizabeth...
With the holiday season in full swing, you may be planning a family get-together. Besides the eating and visiting, have you thought of creating a fun family history experience for all ages? Today I'm sharing a fabulous activity created by Lynnette, one of our FamilyLocket subscribers. Although Lynnette did this activity for Thanksgiving, the ideas could be adapted for any season or family gathering. Lynnette has three married daughters and twelve grandchildren age 2-17 and all were coming for the Thanksgiving holiday. She wanted to do activities to help her family get to know their Mayflower relative, John Howland. She...
Today I'd like to introduce you to my second cousin, Teresa L. Thyden. Although our grandfathers were brothers, we had never met, corresponded, or even known about each other's existence. Teresa found our blog when she happened to come across my post: The Search for William Henry Kelsey's Journal. Also a Kelsey descendant, she shares my love of researching family. She inherited photos and documents of the family I had never seen and has been uploading them to FamilySearch for all to enjoy. She has graciously agreed to share her genealogy journey. How did you get started in family history?...
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