Anne Gillespie Mitchell

Press Release: Ribbon Cutting for New Genealogy Center in Wytheville, Virginia

Note: This is a press release for the Wytheville, Virginia Research Center.  The old one was amazing — can’t wait to see the new one! More than 70 people gathered on Sunday, 16 November 2014, at 165 S. 11th Street in Wytheville, Virginia, to celebrate the opening of the Wythe County Genealogical & Historical Association’s […]

A look back at 2014: Top Ten Blog Posts

I wasn’t a frequent blogger in 2014, but I did enjoy writing these.  Here are my Top Ten blog posts from 2014 by views. 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks! My summary of my 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks and related articles. Sure I haven’t made much progress but I have organized it! Come out, come […]

2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 16,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 6 sold-out performances for that many […]

Between The Leaves: It’s in our DNA

Check out our latest Between The Leaves. We invited Anna Swayne, DNA expert from Ancestry to talk with with us. Have you spit yet?

Slides from How To Reveal Your Female Ancestor’s Story on Ancestry.com

Here are my slides from How To Reveal Your Female Ancestor’s Story on Ancestry.com that I presented Thursday at FGS in San Antonio.  What a fun crowd! PDF Slides for How To Reveal Your Female Ancestor’s Story on Ancestry.com You will also find blog posts on the people I talked about and other female stories […]

Start Your Friday with this Awesome Civil War Graphic!

Brought to you by The Civil War Trust

Presentation Slides from Midwestern Roots

I had a great time at Midwestern Roots 2014 in Indianapolis this past weekend!  Lots of enthusiastic and energetic researchers. :-) I’ve uploaded my presentation slides from my 4 presentations at Midwestern Roots.  Check out the Slides and Presentations Page for the PDF’s of those presentations. Also, I mentioned that my blog post Ask Ancestry […]

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