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Research Trip

On a yearly basis, the research team takes trips to various places of genealogical interest of the Atlas Family. During the trips, they maintain a blog, take photos, film video and collect information to add to the family file.

Research Team

Pictured above: Raichel Brown, Assistant Researcher, Nicka Smith,
Family Historian, Lead Researcher, Jean Denton Thompson, Assistant Researcher.

Not pictured: Gene Rosby, Assistant Researcher

Research Trip Blogs and Photos

2010 Research Trip - Africa
December 26, 2010 - January 4, 2011

2010 Research Trip
April 7-24, 2010
Locations: Yazoo County, MS, Claiborne County, MS, Jefferson Davis County, MS, Madison Parish, LA,
East Carroll Parish, LA, Warren County, MS

2009 Mini Research Trip
August 3-5, 2009
Location: Chicago, IL

2008 Research Trip
April 17-27, 2008
Locations: Washington, DC, New Orleans, LA, Baton Rouge, LA, Jackson, MS, Canton, MS, Ferriday, LA,
Port Gibson, MS Lake Providence, LA


2007 Research Trip
Feburary 17-March 3, 2007
Locations: New Orleans, LA, Baton Rouge, LA,
Saint Francisville, LA, Lake Providence, LA

2006 Research Trip
March 13-18, 2006
Locations: Atlanta, GA, Jackson, MS,
Lake Providence, LA, Bastrop, LA


Research Trip Videos

For more video, please visit the
YouTube Page

Contact Us

To contact the research team, please email