Web Exclusive: Lost Branches Interview Excerpts
The Winter 2011 issue of Southeast Ohio Magazine offers a profile of a unique genealogy organization in “Lost Branches: Volunteers Help Restore Family Trees,” by Erica Thompson. Members of Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness (RAOGK) scrutinize cemeteries, rifle through courthouse documents and scan family history books to find missing information for residents throughout the United States and beyond.
Below you can hear from two Southeast Ohio RAOGK volunteers as they recount their experiences helping people find their ancestors:
Josh Guisinger, Perry County Volunteer:
Mary Mace Miller, Ross County Volunteer: