27 April 2012

Example of What One Person Can Do


Photo of Beverly Kittinger, Killeen Daily Herald (associated with 2nd article mentioned)


This is a great story about what one genealogy “volunteer” can do for a community!

“Every Monday and Wednesday, 71-year-old Beverly Kittinger can be found in the reference section of the Killeen Public Library's main branch.

Poring through birth, death and marriage records for eight to 10 hours a week, she's a one-person genealogy department for the library, creating a database that can be used not only by Killeen residents but also by people across the country trying to find out more about their family histories.

Kittinger, a former library employee, said she been working on the database for the past nine years...”

Read the full article and another article about Ms. Kittinger.

Do you know of such a volunteer?  Please post a comment with a “shout out” to that person and all they’ve done to help genealogists!



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