ISFHWE Excellence-In-Writing Competition Winners Announced

The following announcement was written by the International Society of Family History Writers and Editors (ISFHWE):

The International Society of Family History Writers and Editors is proud to announce the winners of the Excellence-in-Writing Competition. All entries were exceptional this year. Submission details for 2019 will be announced soon. For any questions on the competition, email

Please note there were not many submissions this year; some categories are not even represented. We hope next year you will consider submitting and showcasing your writing skills.

Category 2 – Articles

1st Place – Joyce A. Mitchell – Gold Star Mothers Visit Overseas Cemeteries
2nd Place – T. Mark James – History of the Le Minor Family
3rd Place – Jeannette Piecznski – Ancestral Paths: Galveston, Texas, to Marstal, Denmark
HM – Joseph F. Martin – Locating World War I Records for Michigan Veterans
HM – Carolyn Schott – 10 Tips for Finding your Ancestor’s Town
HM – Arlene Johnson – Searching for Henry

Category 3 – Newsletters

1st Place – James Regan – Newsletter of the Irish Family History Forum
2nd Place – Charles Morgan – Hungerford World Tree

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