The program speaker will be Debby Warner Anderson, who will present "Carrie's Letters -- Bringing Ancestral Letters to Life"
Synopsis of Debhy's presentation:
What would you do with a box of ancestral family letters? Several years ago I realized that my father had a shoebox full of letters written by my great-grandmother Carrie Terry Warner. What a tremendous find! Thus began my 6 year journey of what to do with these letters? After I read them I wondered how to make them meaningful for other family members? I will take you with me as I recount what that journey entailed and how I made the letters come alive and become much more meaningful then I ever believed they could be when I held them for the first time.
I have been interested and involved in genealogy since my early teens. I remember sitting and listening to my grandmother tell stories about various family members and wanting to learn more. My grandparents both came from big families and I think by writing down who different people were it helped me keep it all straight. I remember being intrigued by a big cemetery stone in a local cemetery that told the story of the family line on it.
I have been a member for many years of the San Diego Genealogical Society and Secretary for 2 terms. In November I was finally able to get my blog Debby’s Family Genealogy Blog off the ground with the help of fellow blogger Diane Gould Hall. This has been a great way to help with my researching. I was featured in April 14, 2016 GeneaBloggers “May I Introduce to You” and in Jana’s Genealogy and Family History Blog entitled Follow Friday-Fab Finds for March 18, 2016.
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