The Genealogist’s Genealogist

Everyone needs a mentor. I’ve been blessed to have several amazing ones including the late James Dent Walker from the National Archives. I was introduced to “Jimmy”, as he was known to friends, in 1977 when I wasn’t having any luck with my application to DAR – the National Society of the Daughters of the Revolution. No local chapter in my neck of the woods would invite me to become a member even though I had documented my eligibility. ThatRead more