Keep Calm and Cite Your Sources:
Ha! This is great. I am constantly asking people *why* they think these people are related. Then they cite other Ancestry.com family trees.
A great combination: genealogy and Lord of the Rings! Haha!
Global Family Reunion -a reunion for a good cause! To bring awareness to Alzheimer’s disease, this event benefits finding a cure for Alzheimer’s disease.
Reunion organizer A.J. Jacobs will donate $1 to fight Alzheimer’s, (up to a total of $10,000), working with the Cure Alzheimer’s Fund and the Alzheimer’s Association. For every connection that is made in relation to him, AJ will donate money.
The actual day long event will be held next June in New York.
There will be speakers, food trucks, genealogy events and much more.
Some of the speakers that will be in attendance are:
•SPENCER WELLS (geneticist and head of Genographic project)
•THOMAS MACENTEE (genealogist)
•MORGAN SPURLOCK (filmmaker)
•NICK KROLL (comedian)
•PRESIDENT GEORGE H.W. BUSH (via video)
•NPR host SCOTT SIMON (giving a talk on adoption)
•DANIEL RADCLIFFE (live or via video)
Check out the links below for information.
I just got back to my 14X great grandfather, born in approximately 1449.
Amazing! Love genealogy!