Saturday, July 12, 2008

Richard Black joins, Inc. - Richard Black, Former Director of Godfrey Memorial Library, Joins, Inc.: "Richard Black, former director of Godfrey Memorial Library, recently accepted a position in content partnerships at, Inc.

“Richard is a well-known and respected genealogy expert who brings with him a wealth of knowledge, specifically pertaining to content and databases from all around the world. His experience at Godfrey is invaluable, and we are excited to have him working with our team,” said David Lifferth, president of, Inc.

Richard has been involved in genealogical work for more than 50 years. At the age of 12 he was asked to serve on a junior genealogical committee. The committee sponsored a contest between the youth and adults regarding who could compile the most pedigree sheets. Richard’s team won, and he has been excited about genealogy ever since.

Richard’s new role at, Inc. will be to work primarily with content providers who have U.S. genealogical content. Individuals or organizations that would like more information about submitting U.S. content to can contact Richard at rblack -

“ has great potential for being one of the premier providers of genealogical information, which I think is really exciting,” Richard said. “I am looking forward to being a part of, Inc. and helping people find their ancestors through our services.”

Prior to joining, Inc., Richard served as director of the Godfrey Memorial Library in Connecticut for three years. He recently married his childhood sweetheart, Linda. He and his wife reside in Salt Lake City, UT."

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