The International Society of Family History Writers and Editors is proud to announce the winners of the Excellence-in-Writing Competition. All entries were exceptional this year.
Submission details for 2016 will be announced soon. For any questions on the competition, email Tina Sansone at firstname.lastname@example.org.
* 1st: Ernest Thode - Ask Ernie
* 2nd: James M. Beidler - Roots & Branches: Painful, poignant visit to mentor’s grave
* 3rd Maureen Wlodarczyk - Genealogy: It’s not a tree or a chart…it’s a story!
* HM Michael McKeag - Where to Finish? 1 - My Family History
* HM Carolyn Leonard - When the Cheering Stopped – the last years of Woodrow Wilson
* 1st: Barbara J Starmans, PLCGS - Married to the Army
* 2nd: Maureen Wlodarczyk - Grazia Fucci Lipari
* 3rd: George G. Morgan - Managing Your Speaking Engagements
* HM: Sheri Hessick - MayDay! MayDay! Lost Behind Enemy Lines
* HM: Vi Parsons - Root Cellar Preserves
* 1st: Michelle D. Novak - The Archivist
* 2nd: Stephen Gauss Harriman - Family Newsletter
* 3rd: Kathryn Manz - Penn in Hand
* HM: Linda Vixie - Pike Peak Genealogical Society Newsletter
* HM: James M. Beidler - Der Kurier
* 1st: Elyse Hill - History Lessons Learned From a Birth Certificate
* 2nd: Wendy Wilson Spooner - Civil Registration and Census Development in Great Britain & America
* 3rd: Catherine Smith - In a Flash
* HM: Louise A. Eckhardt - A Mystery within a Mystery
* HM: Diane Buescher - Finding Elusive Ancestors in Early German Church Records
* 1st: David Harper - Corresponding Hearts
* 2nd: Robyn Smith, of "Reclaiming Kin" Genealogy Blog - Minty’s Legacy: A Black Family in Slavery and Freedom
* 3rd: Dave Strausfeld - Hudie Streisfeld and her life in the Austro-Hungarian Empire
* HM: Ruth Randall, CG - Evidence of the Parentage of a Buffalo Solder: John Martin Daniels, Company I, 125th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry
* HM: Carolyn Leonard - Dutch Letters
* 1st: Luanne Griffin - Going Home
* 2nd: Casey Lin Brown - If I’d Met You
* 3rd: Lisa Brahin Weinblatt - Great-Grandmother
* HM: Phyllis Matthews Ziller, MLIS - Finding Sarah
* HM: Kenneth R. Castle, PhD - They are Calling to You
Congratulations to the winners. Where do genealogy and family history blog posts fit? Is it only in the "Articles" category?
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