And the iGene Award Goes To

Carnival of GenealogyWelcome to the 2009 iGene Awards, spotlighting Tonia’s Roots.  We’ll be celebrating the best posts of 2009 and presenting awards for Best Picture, Best Screenplay, Best Documentary, and Best Biography.

The nominees for Best Picture are. . .

And the winner is. . .

Mariah (Langston) Roberts!  I love this photo.  She is such a cute, little old lady.  With her sparkling eyes and apple cheeks, she looks like she would be a sweet, fun person to know.

The nominees for Best Screenplay are. . .

And the winner is. . .

Captured by Indians!  Captured by Indians is the story of a plucky young woman in the early days of the United States, who endured an unspeakable ordeal, and her husband who would not give up the search.

The nominees for Best Documentary are. . .

And the winner is. . .

Orphans and Orphans: A Sad Bit of History!  Written for the 85th edition of the Carnival of Genealogy, this tells the story of a terrible summer when a whole family suffered from typhoid and only a few survived.

The nominees for Best Biography are. . .

And the winner is. . .

Tombstone Tuesday: Mariah Langston Roberts!  This is Mariah’s second award of the evening.  She was an amazing lady and this biographical sketch includes the story of one of her adventures during the Civil War.

I’d like to thank the Academy, and our hostess Jasia at Creative Gene, for creating this memorable event.

This post was written for the 90th edition of the Carnival of Genealogy:  The Third Annual iGene Awards, The Best of The Best! To see other posts I’ve written for the COG, click here.

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