Who Do You Think You Are?

I’m the anti-bandwagon person.  Usually if something takes off running with masses and masses of support I’m the one that’s standing behind, crossed-arms, digging my heels in and refusing to become part of the hysteria.  It was no different with the show Who Do You Think You Are?, a program sponsored by Ancestry.com and NBC […]

Upcoming Classes, Conferences & Seminars – 3/22/2010 thru 3/28/2010

After a much needed sabbatical I’m hoping to be back in full swing this Spring with the blogging.  There are lots of exciting classes coming up and some interesting lectures.  If you happen to be attending the Fairfax Genealogical Society’s Spring Conference we might run in to each other! This Week’s Classes, Conferences & Seminars […]

[Madness Monday] Time Warp for Death Certificates?

From the Geneabloggers site: Madness Monday is a daily blogging theme used by many genealogy bloggers to help them post content on their sites. To participate in Madness Monday simply create a post with the main focus being an ancestor who may have suffered from some form of mental illness or an ancestor who drives […]

Upcoming Classes, Conferences & Seminars – 2/8/2010 thru 2/14/2010

Wow!! Talk about a snowpocalypse! The Washington D.C. metro area has just gotten hammered!! And supposedly there’s more on the way this week… Please check with the various societies and organizations that are hosting these programs to see if they are still being held as scheduled. Some may be delayed or cancelled due to bad […]

[52WeToBeGeneChall] Challenge #5 – WorldCat.org

Geneabloggers.com and Amy at WeTree have done it again! This year they’re bringing us 52 weeks of genealogy challenges to blog about. As Amy said in her kick-off post, this year is meant to stretch our brains, work our skills, and build us into top notch researchers! She goes on to say: The goal is […]

Upcoming Classes, Conferences & Seminars – 2/1/2010 thru 2/7/2010

Following are the upcoming classes, conferences & seminars for the week of February 1st, 2010. Wednesday, February 3, 2010: National Archives Introduction to Genealogy, Washington D.C. (FREE) Wednesday, February 3, 2010: Shenandoah Valley Genealogical Society monthly meeting: Army Heritage and Education Center (FREE) Thursday, February 4, 2010: Anne Arundel Genealogical Society monthly meeting: MD African American […]

[52WeToBeGeneChall] Interlibrary Loan at Thomas Balch Library

Geneabloggers.com and Amy at WeTree have done it again! This year they’re bringing us 52 weeks of genealogy challenges to blog about. As Amy said in her kick-off post, this year is meant to stretch our brains, work our skills, and build us into top notch researchers! She goes on to say: The goal is […]

[52WeToBeGeneChall] Rust Library & Genealogy

Geneabloggers.com and Amy at WeTree have done it again! This year they’re bringing us 52 weeks of genealogy challenges to blog about. As Amy said in her kick-off post, this year is meant to stretch our brains, work our skills, and build us into top notch researchers! She goes on to say: The goal is […]

[Tombstone Tuesday] Wilhelm Wurtz – Lovettsville, VA

Welcome to MyNeChimKi’s Tombstone Tuesday! I’ve been trying to be more diligent lately in my “random acts of genealogical kindness,” which include going out and doing some tombstone photography in some of the local cemeteries. Geneabloggers describes Tombstone Tuesday: Tombstone Tuesday is a daily blogging theme used by many genealogy bloggers to help them post […]

Announcing Complimentary Lookups!

I would like to draw your attention to a new feature on this website… complimentary lookups! If you look at the very top navigation bar (up where the writing is really tiny…) you’ll see a new link called “MyNeChimKi’s Lookups.” click to view larger As part of my endeavor to become a better genealogist, I’ve […]