Genies

Genies: a term used commonly in Australia to describe genealogists or family historians.

It seems that the term is used internationally as Dorene from Ohio said in 2011…

“Genies – individuals who pursue genealogy”

(Source: http://www.geneamusings.com/2011/03/saturday-night-genealogy-fun-contribute.html)

 

Update 5/8/2019  I was just reading a 2005 article in which Heather Garnsey, Executive Officer of The Society of Australian Genealogists,  is quoted in The Sydney Morning Herald as saying”genealogists – or “genies” as they call themselves.

(Source: https://www.smh.com.au/national/the-dead-persons-society-20050726-gdlr6f.html)
Advertisements

6 thoughts on “Genies

  1. Pingback: Geneasphere | GeneaDictionary

  2. Pingback: Trovaholic | GeneaDictionary

  3. Pingback: BDMed or BMDed | GeneaDictionary

  4. Pingback: ConGenieal | GeneaDictionary

  5. Pingback: NextGen | GeneaDictionary

  6. Pingback: Congress | GeneaDictionary

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s