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Lynn Palermo

I began my family history journey ten years ago. Spurred on by the passing of my in-laws, I grabbled with all those questions we didn’t ask. It is then that I picked up the torch as the family genealogist. I had no idea where it would take me and it continues to be a journey of self discovery.

Over those 10 years, I have learned equally about myself as I have about my ancestors. I discovered a love for writing family history and turning those dry facts into fascinating stories. Today I am a freelance writer and family historian with a particular interest in writing life stories. I live in Simcoe, Ontario, Canada with my husband and two daughters.

I have a background in management, human resources and training. I have authored my own family history book, The Waters of My Ancestors and I have written articles for several genealogy magazines, including Internet Genealogy, Family Chronicle and Discovering Family History. I am also a board director with Norfolk Historical Society.

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June 2019

The Family History Story Map – Plotting Your Ancestor’s Story (FGS Meeting)

June 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm EDT
John F. Germany Public Library, 900 N. Ashley Dr.
Tampa, FL 33602 United States
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Join FGS as we welcome Lynn Palermo, from The Family History Writing Studio, in this one-hour presentation thatwill provide you with the tools and knowledge to plan your first family history story. Learn how to outline an account of your ancestor’s life using the Family History Story Map. With this map in hand, combined with ...

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