“I Am A Cousin”

Meet Cousin Sasha Martin

Editor’s Note: Sasha is not only an awesome cousin on her own grand adventure, she has also been instrumental in helping us compile The Ultimate Cousin Cookbook which will be for sale at the Reunion and online.  All proceeds will go to our Alzheimer’s partners.  Sasha will be at the Global Family Reunion to talk […]

“I Am A Cousin” HomeAway Twitter Contest

The Global Family Reunion (GFR) Team is teaming up with the generous folks at HomeAway for an “I Am A Cousin” Twitter Contest! How it Works: It really doesn’t get any easier than this.  You take a picture of yourself (or group shot) holding an “I Am A Cousin” sign. You post it to Twitter […]

Winners of the GFR Holiday Photo Throwdown

First, a big THANK YOU to everyone who participated in our first ever Global Family Reunion Holiday Photo Throwdown!  We’re delighted to announce the following winners: BEST DRESSED MOST COUSINS FARTHEST AWAY (LATVIAN COUSINS!) MOST HOLIDAY-ISH ODDEST PLACE MOST CREATIVE OVERALL WINNERS And the WINNER of the WikiTree Sweatshirt is….

“I Am A Cousin” – Crystal Rafuse

Meet Cousin Crystal 1. Tell us a little about yourself. Where are you from? What do you do for work? Fun? Married? Kids? You get that idea. I am a stay-at-home mother and full-time Accounting student from Rhode Island. I will have been married 2 years this Halloween, and my husband and I have one […]

“I Am A Cousin”: Lynn Coleman

I Am A Cousin……….don’t hold it against me! My name is Lynn Coleman (nee Reilly). I was born in San Francisco, CA in 1950. I worked in the medical field for 25 years and retired from it. I have two children, one grandson and 3 granddogs. My husband and I have been together for over […]

“I Am A Cousin”: Ron Norman

Meet Cousin Ron  1.    Tell us a little about yourself.  Where are you from? What do you do for work? Fun? Married? Kids? You get that idea. I am a native Coloradan and would be lost without the Rocky Mountains (they are always in the West and act as my compass). I have been married […]

“I Am A Cousin”: Angel Hundley

Meet Cousin Angel Angel is our GFR Branch Party Liaison and we are thrilled to have her as part of our Team.  She is helping people coordinate their own local Branch Parties (satellite events) in conjunction with the Global Family Reunion that will take place in New York City! Stay tuned for more details on […]

“I Am A Cousin” – Meet Michael Stills

Michael and AJ are 25 steps apart.   1. Tell us a bit about yourself. Well the short answer I give online is Husband, Father, Son, Digital Explorer.  I am part of that “Sandwich” generation, caring for elderly parents and a 16 year old daughter.  What time I have left, I divide between my wife […]

“I Am A Cousin” – Meet Matt!

by Eowyn Langholf Hi Cousins!  I’d love to introduce you to cousin Matt.  He was nice enough to be my first victim volunteer to answer some questions so the world could get to know him a little better.   Without further ado, meet Matt: Me: You’re 15.  When did you first get into researching your […]

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