Thoughts from the Chief Cousin Coordinator

Hi Cousins! My name is Eowyn and I’m the Chief Cousin Coordinator for the Global Family Reunion.  I was scheduled to give a speech at the actual Reunion but it didn’t exactly work out that way.  So here is what I would have said had I taken the stage: When I first started on this […]

Global Family Reunion Partners with Legacy.com

The GFR family is thrilled to have Legacy.com as a partner. Read the interview below to learn more about Legacy.com, why family is so important to them and what they do to bring families together after the passing of a loved one. How does Legacy.com work? Legacy.com is the place where life stories live on, where […]

Global Family Reunion Partners with UPPAbaby

The Global Family Reunion isn’t just for adults – we welcome cousins of all ages. For our much younger cousins and families, we’ve partnered with UPPAbaby. On June 6, they’ll offer several fun activities for the kiddos including: PHOTOBOOTH Say cheese! Escape for the day by taking a photo in one of your favorite UPPAbaby global […]

All About the Second Life Branch Party

The Global Family Reunion Second Life Branch Party Saturday, June 6, 2015 8am-5:30pm SLT (Pacific Daylight Time) in Just Genealogy ~~~What’s Just Genealogy? Just Genealogy is an enduring home for genealogy in Second Life. Founded by Krag Mariner, now Clarise Beaumont and Genie Weezles (Relatively Curious) own the property. Just Genealogy group is the largest […]

Helpful Transit Info for our Incoming Cousins

Transportation Info For Cousins’ Use   Global Family Reunion is taking place at New York Hall of Science. Here’s the information you need to get their via taxi, car, or public transportation. (Note that the simplest and least complicated journey is made via the 7 train on the subway line.) Address: New York Hall of […]

I Am A Cousin: Meet Gladys Sherrer

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 Gladys Hodge Sherrer, granddaughter of Julia Ann Josephine Amason Williams, who is 1st, a grandmother (one daughter, one granddaughter) and a published author of fiction and nonfiction. My current […]

Q&A with Global Family Reunion Chart Maker Niels Hansen

[Editor’s Note: Niels Hansen has worked in the wind turbine industry as a development manager in the electronics department. Today he works at a small electronics company making high-end audio equipment. Niels has more than 40,000 people on his tree and about 70% of them live in Denmark. The rest are distant relatives, and some […]

The Global Family Reunion is officially live!

Big news! The early bird discount tickets are officially available. Check out the latest here. Remember: The Global Family Reunion won’t just be an outrageously entertaining and historic event, it’s also for a good cause: All proceeds go toward fighting Alzheimer’s. Through IndieGoGo, cousins can also get a bunch of other rewards such as: Your […]

NERGC – Are you attending?

NERGC 2015 Navigating the Past: Sailing into the Future Genealogists from around New England and beyond are making plans to attend the largest genealogical conference in the northeast.  Join us at the New England Regional Genealogical Conference being held April 15-18, 2015 at the Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence, Rhode Island.  We will be in […]

We Are Family

Editor’s Note: Angel Hundley — one of the key members of the Global Family team — wrote a wonderful lay sermon for her Unitarian Universalist church in Huntsville, Alabama about the Global Family Reunion. We’re pasting it below. Angel is the Branch Party Liaison for the GFR’s many satellite parties. She records random thoughts at […]

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