Category Archives: GenerationStation

Discovering the Last Photos of the Titanic

The world’s media is extensively covering the 100 year anniversary of the 1912 RMS Titanic tragedy. Many of the personal stories that we know today have been kept alive through the years by the descendants of those that perished on … Continue reading

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StoryCorps

StoryCorps is a non-profit with a bold mission to record, preserve, and share the stories of Americans from all backgrounds and beliefs.  StoryCorps is capturing the inspiring stories from everyday Americans and preserving them at the Library of Congress for … Continue reading

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The Spirit of Memorial Day

Longtime journalist Susan Soper has written a beautiful Memorial Day post about Ryan Means:  Southern People: Rockin’ in the Free World. I was very fortunate to call Ryan my friend and the intensity in which he lived his life was … Continue reading

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Birth of a Start-up (part 2)

(second of a two-part post). In early 2009, in the midst of several consulting projects, I started the initial research into this idea of a web site that preserves family history.  I spent four months thinking through the idea: sketching … Continue reading

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Interview with Genealogy Gems

Lisa Louise Cooke is another industry leader we had the pleasure of meeting at Rootstech.  Lisa is the producer and host of the Genealogy Gems Podcast available on iTunes.  She is also author of the book Genealogy Gems: Ultimate Research … Continue reading

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Opening Day!

This morning, we raised the curtain on GenerationStation, an entirely new way to create and preserve your family history.  We developed this product because we couldn’t find anything that would preserve our family history for future generations to enjoy.  Now … Continue reading

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The Best of Times in Genealogy?

At the RootsTech Conference in early February, Curt Witcher who is the manager of the Genealogy Center at the Allen County Library in Fort Wayne Indiana proclaimed, “These are the best of times in genealogy!”  His passionate keynote address touched … Continue reading

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Birth of a Start-Up

GenerationStation is a gift from my father. On the morning of April 26, 2004, as I silently sat with my entire family in the long wooden pews of our parish church for my father’s funeral, some thoughts came to my … Continue reading

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