Boulder author and historian Buzzy Jackson calls herself “an accidental genealogist.” She had questions about her family, including a few based on some wacky stories she'd heard, but wasn’t sure were true. She never intended to get as obsessed with the topic as she did. Jackson’s new book is called “Shaking the Family Tree.” It starts simply with a genealogy course at her local library. Then it grows to include cross-country flights to track down relatives and even a genealogy cruise.
Shaking the Family Tree
By David Fender Nov 22, 2010
Colorado MattersBoulder Genealogical Societyfamily historygenealogyShaking the Family TreeBuzzy JacksonColorado Matters
Take CPR News With You Wherever You Go
Get CPR News updates and listen to stories and interviews on demand, with the free Colorado Public Radio app for smartphones and tablets.
Make an impact with a gift of stock or securities to CPR this year
Most Viewed News
By Megan Verlee