In Memoriam: Sandra Taliaferro

Sandra Taliaferro

We’ve received word from various sources including the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society –¬†Metro Atlanta Chapter, that genealogist, blogger and GeneaBloggers member Sandra Taliaferro has passed away.

Sandra’s blog – I Never Knew My Father – was not only Sandra’s personal blog but a resource for African-American genealogy as well as a joy to read. Her contributions to the genealogy community will be missed.

You can read more about Sandra and her work as a genealogist and a blogger here. In addition, read our interview with Sandra in the “May I Introduce To You” series back in 2009 here. Please remember her and her family in your thoughts and prayers.

©2013, copyright Thomas MacEntee

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9 thoughts on “In Memoriam: Sandra Taliaferro

  1. May our dearest Sandra Taliaferro please rest in peace among the Ancestors.
    She will continue to be with us in Spirit!

    Peace & Blessings,
    “Guided by the Ancestors”

  2. San was an amazing story teller, keen genealogy researcher and a loving friend. She lived beyond her disability with grace, a wicked sense of humor and an indomitable spirit. May she be at peace… free now to roam the Heavens on her own terms. :)

  3. Sandra would illuminate when she spoke about ancestry stuff. SHE encourage all of us to dig a little deeper. A true researcher never gives up. Sandra never gave up. Every hint peaked her desire to go deeper… Rest my friend.

  4. I will miss my sweet cousin in law. We met through searching for my husbands slave ancestors and found those slaves stayed near each inter-marrying. What a wonderful world God has made..through the horror of slavery..to the present day…we are one made whole by our love for each other. I miss your beauty almost to much, Sandra.

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