Between The Leaves: Interviewing Family Members

Posted by Jessica Murray on October 24, 2014 in Between the Leaves, Family History Month

Most of our family history research starts with oral history, the stories passed down from generation to generation. It’s important to capture these moments – whether by recording them or writing them down, to piece together your family history puzzle. On this week’s “Between the Leaves” we asked our professional genealogists Amy Johnson Crow, Anne… Read more

Between The Leaves: Your Migration Story

Posted by Jessica Murray on October 3, 2014 in Between the Leaves

In honor of Family History Month and our theme of “Migration Through the Centuries”, we asked our professional genealogists Amy Johnson Crow, Crista Cowan, Anne Gillespie Mitchell and Juliana Szucs to share their personal family migration story in our latest Between The Leaves episode. From ancestors that settled in the Massachusetts Colony to those who arrived… Read more

Between The Leaves: It’s in our DNA

Posted by Jessica Murray on September 26, 2014 in AncestryDNA, Between the Leaves

In this episode, professional genealogists Anne Gillespie Mitchell, Crista Cowan, and Juliana Szucs Smith were joined by AncestryDNA product manager, Anna Swayne who shared how DNA testing can provide break through’s in your family history research. We also learned Crista’s mom has 48 pages of possible cousin matches, wow! We hope you’ll be able to use… Read more

Between the Leaves: Pet Projects

Posted by Jessica Murray on September 11, 2014 in Between the Leaves

A few months ago we launched a Google+ Hangouts series with professional genealogists Amy Johnson Crow, Anne Gillespie Mitchell, Crista Cowan, and Juliana Szucs Smith. The Between the Leaves hangout is an informal and, hopefully, educational conversation where they share their methods, stories and passion for family history research. Today we asked the ladies, “What pet projects or… Read more

Between The Leaves: Phone Calls From Heaven

Posted by Jessica Murray on August 19, 2014 in Between the Leaves

Our Between the Leaves hangout is an informal, and hopefully educational, conversation hosted by professional genealogists Amy Johnson Crow, Anne Gillespie Mitchell, Crista Cowan, and Juliana Szucs Smith. We ask them questions and they share their personal experience with us all. This week we asked the the ladies: “If you could speak to one ancestor,… Read more

Between the Leaves: Conferences and Offline Resources

Posted by Pam Velazquez on May 31, 2014 in Between the Leaves

Amy Johnson Crow, Anne Gillespie Mitchell, Crista Cowan, and Juliana Szucs Smith discuss the importance of conferences and other events as well as their favorite offline resources.

Introducing ‘Between the Leaves: An Ancestry.com Hangout’

Posted by Pam Velazquez on May 16, 2014 in Between the Leaves

We asked several of our genealogists to share how they got started in family history. Here is what Amy Johnson Crow, Anne Gillespie Mitchell, Crista Cowan, and Juliana Szucs Smith had to say.