Wednesday, July 29, 2020

GenFriends, Pirates, and AncestArrrrrrghs Cruise 2021 - Sail from Fort Lauderdale to the Caribbean in April 2021

I received this recently from Terri O'Connell:


GenFriends, Pirates, and AncestArrrrrrghs Cruise 2021 

Sail from Fort Lauderdale to the Caribbean in April 2021 

GenFriends, Pirates, and AncestArrrrrrghs cruise will set sail April 4-11, 2021, from the Port of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. We will be sailing on Princess Cruises Caribbean Princess, with stops in Princess Cays; Falmouth, Jamaica; Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands; and Cozumel, Mexico; and returning to Fort Lauderdale, Florida. 

Genealogists Cheri Hudson Passey, Laura Hedgecock, Daniel Earl and David Allen Lambert will provide educational presentations and consultations. 

Genealogist Terri O’Connell’s travel company, Cruise Planners, is in charge of travel arrangements and cruise registration. Learn more at:


The genealogy program presenters for the GenFriends, Pirates, and AncestArrrrrrghs cruise each specialize in family history research and storytelling, providing a broad spectrum of genealogy information that will enhance your enhance your ability to make genealogical discoveries. 

David Allen Lambert is the Chief Genealogist for the New England Historic Genealogical Society and American Ancestors since 1993. He is an international speaker on a variety of genealogical topics including New England, Atlantic Canada, England, Scotland and Ireland and military research. He is an author of several books on genealogical and local history topics. He is also the cohost of Extreme Genes Family History Radio Show and podcast. David has published many articles in the New England Historical and Genealogical Register, the New Hampshire Genealogical Record, Rhode Island Roots, The Mayflower Descendant, and American Ancestors magazine. He has also published A Guide to Massachusetts Cemeteries (NEHGS, 2009). 

Cheri Hudson Passey is a Professional Genealogist, Instructor, Writer, and Speaker and the owner of Carolina Girl Genealogy, LLC. Cheri is the host of the genealogy chat show GenFriends on YouTube and is a genealogical researcher, subcontracted by Eagle Investigative Services, Inc., for the US Army Past Conflict Repatriations Branch. 

Laura Hedgecock is an author, speaker, freelance writer and GeneaBlogger passionate about helping others tell stories which connect loved ones with their family and ancestry. 

Her book, Memories of Me: A Complete Guide To Telling and Sharing the Stories of Your Life, guides and empowers memory collectors with down-to-earth, practical advice and creative ideas. Her website, Treasure Chest of Memories <> provides pragmatic advice on preserving and sharing memories and family stories. 

Laura serves as President of the 3400+ member GeneaBloggers organization and is a member of APG, NGS, Genealogical Speakers Guild, Toastmasters, and Detroit Working Writers. She authored Blogging For Family History, which provides a road map for launching a blog and making it successful. 

Daniel Earl is a professional genealogist and speaker and host of the Vivid-Pix 'Round Tuit" Webinar Series. He has over twenty-five years of experience researching his family history and helping others make history a part of their story. He lives in central Michigan with his wife and six children. He is also a published author and substitute teacher. 

Once registered for the cruise, an additional fee of $149 (non-refundable) which will cover all presentations and handouts. This will be due by September 1st. For more information join the Genealogy Cruise Facebook page <> or the Cruise Planners website < >. An initial deposit of $200 per person is all you need to hold your space with no payments due until 2021. 


Terri O’Connell is the owner operator of a Cruise Planners Travel Franchise. Terri’s experience as a genealogist helps her in assisting others with their genealogy travel plans. Don’t let the Cruise Planners name fool you, Cruise Planners - O’Connell Travel can help you book travel by land as well. Upcoming genealogy cruises include Mexico, New England and Alaska. To learn more about upcoming genealogy cruises, see the Cruise Planner’s website <>. 

For more information: 

Terri O’Connell Twitter: @Terri_OConnell and @Genea_Cruises

Also, starting Monday, July 27th, we will be holding a deposit sale. Anyone interested in the cruise can deposit for $100 per person through August 2nd. 


disclosure:  I am not affiliated in any way with Terri's cruise planning company or with GenFriends.  However, all of these principals are genealogy friends of mine!

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Terri said...

Thanks for posting, Randy. We really appreciate it!