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Sharing Your Genealogy Research Through Blogging!

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Angela Walton-Raji  is a nationally known genealogy researcher and advocate for other genealogists to join the blogging community. She has had an online presence for over 15 years.   In the past three years she has become known in the genealogy blogging community as well.  She maintains three blogs—one on African-Native American genealogy, one on her personal genealogy work, and one pertaining to her strong interest in African Americans in the Civil War.  In addition, she also hosts a weekly podcast website that is also a blog.  Ms. Walton-Raji uses the social networks for genealogy and has often “live-blogged” to other genealogists via Facebook, Twitter, Genealogy and other social media. 

Andrea Kelleher longing to want to know more about her roots stemmed from seeing a portrait of her great grandmother that hung in her maternal grandmother’s bedroom when she was a child. She began doing research on her family tree in July 2009.  She chronicles her discoveries on her blog, “How Did I Get Here? My Amazing Genealogy Journey.” Her roots predominantly come from eastern North Carolina with her closest ties to Carteret and Craven counties.

Melvin J. Collier is the Author of Mississippi to Africa, A Journey of Discovery, released November 2008, second edition released on May 22, 2012; and the Author of 150 Years Later, Broken Ties Mended, released July 2011. He appeared on the NBC show, Who Do You Think You Are, as one of the expert genealogists on the Spike Lee episode, 2010 and recently started his new blog, Roots Revealed, at www.rootsrevealed.com.