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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1 comment:

  1. I'd like to salute Glenda Gardner Lloyd. She's a charter member, first president and current Parliamentarian of Root Cellar Sacramento Genealogical Society in California. A retired grammar school teacher, Glenda teaches beginning and intermediate genealogy classes locally, is an avid indexer for FamilySearch, and always answers the late night phone call from me to share my Happy Dance moment.