Rorey Cathcart

Professional genealogist and lecturer. Located in Charleston County, SC. Special research interests in South Carolina, Southern States, Irish Heritage and Migratory Patterns. Researcher for Genealogy Roadshow on PBS seasons two and three.

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Rorey’s Rules for Genealogy Conferences: NGS 2014 Edition

Filed in On The Hunt by on 4 May 2014 4 Comments
Rorey’s Rules for Genealogy Conferences: NGS 2014 Edition

Is NGS 2014 your first conference? Check out Rorey’s Rules to get the most out of your experience. For the seasoned conference goer, there is something in here for you, too!

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Researching the Present to Preserve the Past

Filed in On The Hunt by on 2 April 2014 5 Comments
Researching the Present to Preserve the Past

After reading a great post by Shelley Bishop of “A Sense of Family” on the genealogy we ought to be doing right now to preserve our family history, I was again reminded of something I’ve been meaning to share with you. Two areas of research often missing in discussions of what genealogists should be doing today to preserve their family history for tomorrow.

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Newspapers.com: A Second Look

Filed in On The Hunt, Reviews by on 21 March 2014 41 Comments
Newspapers.com: A Second Look

Unwilling to jump on the Newspapers.com bandwagon when it first launched, and pay Ancestry.com yet another subscription fee I chose not to add this site to my budget. It’s time to take another look to see if my opinion has changed.

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Charleston Tells Storytelling Festival

Filed in Calendar of Events, Strictly SC by on 12 March 2014 0 Comments
Charleston Tells Storytelling Festival

Charleston Tells 2014 hosts a bevy of nationally recognized storytellers offering comedy, life lessons, folktales and even ghost stories. Come be entertained and inspired by those who take storytelling to a whole new level

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