Mike W. Henry (MA-Ed) has been conducting genealogical research for more than 30 years, getting his start as a teenager when his great-great aunt, the family historian, came to live with him. His fondest memory as a child was when he and his father exhumed fragments of their ancestor�s tombstone from a drainage ditch next to an old, abandoned family cemetery. After researching his own lineage for 20 years, Mike began helping others connect to long-lost relatives and trace their lineage. The myth he most likes to disprove is the one that begins with �You�ll never be able to trace my family tree because��
Today, Mike specializes in finding solutions for dead ends and creating biographies that even little children will love. An outside-of-the-box kind of person, he roots out data in outside-of-the-box ways � yet always maintains a scholarly approach. A minister in the performing arts and a community action worker for 28 years, he has a special heart for the social and spiritual impact of a person�s heritage and insight into what made ancestors do the things they did. A certified teacher in Communication Arts and Social Studies, he knows history and culture well and how to design fascinating materials for school-age children. He uses the knowledge gained from his professional experience to profile ancestors and reconstruct readable family stories. He is the author of several history books and family tree activity books for children.
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