In Memoriam: Denise Spurlock

Genealogy blogger Denise Spurlock, author of Denise's Life in the Past Lane, passed away in February, 2015.

Some sad news to pass on: we’ve just been informed that one of our members, Denise Spurlock, the author of the blog Denise’s Life in the Past Lane, passed away in February, 2015. I had the pleasure of meeting Denise several times at the SCGS Jamboree events over the past few years.

denise spurlock

Please take a moment to visit Denise’s blog and leave a note for the family if you desire.  If you were friends with Denise on Facebook, click here to leave a condolence message.

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In Memoriam: Catherine Crout-Habel

seeking susan

Some sad news to pass on this morning. Australian blogger Catherine Crout-Habel, author of the Seeking Susan ~ Meeting Marie ~ Finding Family blog, passed away on 6 July 2014. Her daughter Kirrily Burton has posted an updated about her mother and what having a genealogy blog meant to her – you can read the post here.

Please take a moment to visit Catherine’s blog and leave a note for the family if you can.

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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.

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