DearMYRTLE hangouts


is the nom de plume of Pat Richley-Erickson, the award winning blogger whose focus is beginning genealogy topics.



Facebook: The Organized Genealogist

Facebook: Genea-Quilters

G+ DearMYRTLE Community

Twitter: @DearMYRTLE

Second Life: Clarise Beaumont

DearMYRTLE's YouTube Channel




DearMYRTLE and her real life Cousin Russ are the dynamic duo behind the successful DearMYRTLE hangouts. They discovered their joint relationship to early Pennsylvania Quaker ancestors when Ol' Myrt shared her genealogy database during a live webinar.

Cousin Russ

A well-respected genealogy blogger in his own right, serves as technical advisor and co-host of DearMYRTLE hangouts.


Blog: Family Tree Maker User

Blog: Worthy2Be

Blog: Headstone Collector

Facebook: The Organized Genealogist
G+ Cousin Russ Community

Twitter: @hrworth

Second Life: Russ Hazelnut

Cousin Russ YouTube Channel



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