AAHGS 43rd National Conference – October 12-15, 2022

The Afro American Historical and Genealogical Society has announced that the 43rd National Conference is now open for registration. This year’s conference will be virtual on October 12-15, 2022. There will be sessions on DNA, research methodologies, how to research online, how to research during slavery for both the slave and the slave owner, and…

AAHGS 2019 Annual Conference – Day 3

I had the honor of attending the 40th annual AAHGS Conference in Hyattsville, Maryland on October 10-12, 2019.  It’s hard to believe that today is the last day of the conference.  I have had such a great time.  Phillip and I are on the national social media committee, so we have been busy.  I have…

AAHGS 2019 Annual Conference – Day 2

I had the honor of attending the 40th AAHGS Conference in Hyattsville, Maryland on October 10-12, 2019.  Although I have been busy, this conference and the people attending have been amazing. I have been able to reconnect with some people that I met at last year’s conference, introduce myself to people that I follow on…

AAHGS 2019 Annual Conference – Day 1

Last week I had the distinct honor and privilege of attending the 40th Annual Conference for the Afro American Historical and Genealogical Society held in Hyattsville, Maryland.  This year I was able to attend all three days of the conference.  We actually arrived a day early so we could go to the Smithsonian’s National Museum…

Guest Blogger

I had the great opportunity to be a guest blogger for the Afro American Historical and Genealogical Society (AAHGS).  Click HERE to read it.    

RootsTech 2019 – Day 4 Recap

***RootsTech is the world’s largest genealogy and family history conference held in Salt Lake City, Utah. It is a four day conference hosted by Family Search. RootsTech 2020 was held February 27 – March 2, 2019.*** Going into the last day of RootsTech I knew I wanted to finalize what I wanted to purchase at…

RootsTech 2019 – Day 1 Recap

***RootsTech is the world’s largest genealogy and family history conference held in Salt Lake City, Utah. It is a four day conference hosted by Family Search. RootsTech 2020 was held February 27 – March 2, 2019.*** We arrived in Salt Lake City last night.  I would like to say we had an easy time checking…

AAHGS 2018 Conference – Day 2 Recap

Last weekend (October 12 and 13) I had the honor of attending the 39th annual Afro-American Historical and Genealogical conference in King Prussia, PA just outside of Philadelphia. After a long day of going to genealogy workshops, meeting fellow genealogists, and networking on Friday, I awoke Saturday morning from a good nights rest ready for…

AAHGS 2018 Conference – Day 1 Recap

Last weekend (October 12-13) I had the honor of attending the Afro American Historical and Genealogical Society 39th annual conference in King Prussia, PA just outside of Philadelphia.  The conference actually started on Thursday, but I was only able to attend Friday and Saturday.  Since I have only been a member of this organization since…