About Us

Barry Ewell 4About Barry J. Ewell
Barry J. Ewell is the founder of MyGenShare.com, a website for individuals interested in learning, sharing, and discovering family history. He is a writer, presenter, researcher and mentor of genealogists. He has presented and shared his knowledge and experience at local, regional, and national conferences. Research interests include Eastern U.S., United Kingdom, Scandinavia, Germany, and Russia. Throughout his professional career in advertising and public relations strategy for technology companies, he has worked for companies like IBM, 3M, and Rational Software.

Blog dedication
To Colette, Melissa, Shauna, Jason, Teresa, Bryson, and Diana—in this life we are family joined by love, standing on the foundation forged by generations. It’s the now as husband, father, and grandfather that I cherish, because it makes a difference in this moment of time.

About Genealogy by Barry
The genealogy journey is not an easy one, but the treasures you’ll discover on the way make the path well worth traveling—something Barry J. Ewell knows from personal experience. He’s traveled around the globe and found clues to his genealogy in everything from dusty relics to modern technology. in the blog, Genealogy by Barry, he will provide insights and lessons learned that will help you discover how to

  • Ask the right questions
  • Find, access, and explore genealogical resources quickly
  • Develop, expand, and sharpen your research skills
  • Recognize clues and use them to trace and explore family ties
  • Break down genealogical “brick walls”
  • Effectively use technology in research and preservation
  • Find and use specific country, state, and local records

Genealogy by Barry includes content from Barry J. Ewell’s eight-plus years in genealogy and family history mentoring and conference presentations that he has willing shared with others.  Each month he will continue to post new and fresh material amongst the 10 categories.

As you engage with the blog, you are encouraged to:

  • Open your mind to ideas
  • Choose what you need
  • Use what you take
  • Share what you learn

Come join Barry in “Sharing Information to Join Generations.”