Genealogy Help Desk- Stewart Library

As most of you know, I do a monthly help desk at the Stewart Library in Montgomery, Texas.  Today was that day and unfortunately, the A/C in the computer room had other plans.   Before the room was opened and the computers turned on, it was a steamy 76 degrees but once the temperature in… Continue reading

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Raymon David Spurgin (1942-2016)

  2016 has been a rough year.  Lost my GM in March, my dog (Remi) in June and my Father-in-law in November.  This video was the tribute I made for him.  It was shown at the reception after his funeral on January 13, 2017.     Remembering Raymon David Spurgin from GenealogyWoman on Vimeo.

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Marian Lois (Poulson) Chatel – A Video Tribute

Anyone who knows me, knows how close I was to my Grandmother, Marian Lois (Poulson) Chatel.  She passed away earlier this year (2016) but four years ago for her 90th birthday, I created this video tribute.  Please enjoy.      

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Dora Chatel- A Single Life in Retrospect (Intro)

Everyone has certain ancestors that intrigue them more than others.  One of mine is my great-Aunt, Dora Chatel.  She is the sister of my maternal great-grandfather, Prosper Chatel.   Dora first made herself known when she appeared in my research in the 1910 Census where I found the last reference of my great-grandfather, Prosper, living… Continue reading

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Message Received and Motivation Achieved!

  Today, I had the pleasure of attending my first day of my first Association of Professional Genealogist (APG) Professional Management Conference (PMC).  Amazing as that is, I also miraculously ended up next to Marian Pierre-Louis for most of the day.   For those of you who have never had a conversation with me about Genealogy,… Continue reading

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