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Shannon Combs-Bennett

, Virginia USA

Business Phone: 540-735-0858

Contact between 9 am to 6 pm Eastern US


Completed the Boston University Online Certificate in Genealogical Research (Class OL13)Currently enrolled at the National Institute for Genealogical Studies, American Certificate (projected end date 2016)


Honorable Mention 2013 Excellence in Writing Competition Category 2


Lineage societies, genetics, youth in genealogy, social media, methodology, technology



An In-Depth Guide to Richmond, Virginia


Writer at In-Depth Genealogist blogWriter at Going In-Depth e-zine


Trials and Tribulations Family History

Biographical Information:

Shannon Combs-Bennett is a writer for the In-Depth Genealogist and the Youth Education Chair for NextGen Genealogy Network. She enjoys speaking on a number of genealogy topics from genetics to social media. Shannon has her own blog, Trials and Tribulations of a Self-Taught Family Historian, where she talks about her family research, interesting items in the genealogy world, and anything else that catches her eye. You can follow Shannon on Twitter @tntfamhist and on Facebook (

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