to the Web Site of
Henry Z ("Hank") Jones Jr.,
FASG - Fellow of the American
Society of Genealogists, and
FGBS - Fellow of the New York Genealogical & Biographical Society
has been a professional genealogist since 1965. Hank is an entertaining genealogical
lecturer, an accomplished writer and a respected Fellow of the American Society
of Genealogists and Fellow of the New York Genealogical & Biographical
Society. He is best known for his extensive work with Palatine genealogy
and for his popular book, Psychic Roots. Hank also has a long career
as an entertainer and screen actor.
Jones' Genealogy Lectures:
is the Author of Eight Books
current CD's & Tapes on Epitomé Records:
More About Hank Jones
- Take a stroll through the Hank Jones Picture Gallery
- Elected a Fellow of the American
Society of Genealogists (membership limited to 50 worldwide)
- Received Award of Merit from
the National Genealogical Society for Distinguished Work in Genealogy
- Member and former Trustee,
Association of Professional Genealogists
- Charter Member and former
Director, The Genealogical Speaker's Guild. Click for a list of
- A 25-year acting career in
motion pictures and television to include:
- Here's a two part interview Hank did about the eight
films he was featured in at Disney Studios. His years at "The Mouse
House" were among his very favorites in his professional life.
Part 1 |
Here's an interview appearing
in a recent issue of TAXI On-Line Magazine Hank gave about his
songwriting activities over many years.
Link to Interview
Hank was honored to
be invited by
ancestry.com to be the "Guest Blogger" during a recent Family
History Month and write a column on his main area of expertise, The
Palatines. For those who would like to knock down some of
those genealogical brick
walls, check out his "7 Genealogical Lessons For Researching Your
|Hank and Elvis!
One of Hank's major discoveries in
his now fifty-plus years of researching the Palatines was his
finally finding the German ancestral home of Elvis Presley's
Palatine ancestor Valentin Bresseler who came to colonial
American in 1710. He was greatly touched when the Elvis Presley
family put up this kind note of appreciation on their family
<< On: "the
Kin of Rock and Roll" website.
For a lively musical blast
from the past, take a look at Hank Jones and
Dean Kay singing "This
Little Light Of Mine" on ABC TV's "Tennessee
Ernie Ford Show" back in 1962!
Here are Hank and his singing
partner Dean Kay with Tennessee Ernie Ford and Attorney General
Robert Kennedy in 1963. Ah, history! Take a look...
Check out Hank, his singing
partner Dean Kay, and other cast members singing along with "The
Old Pea-Picker" on one of his famous hymns "Noah Found Grace In
The Eyes Of The Lord" on the Tennessee Ernie Ford Show on ABC-TV
back in the 60s."
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Henry Z ("Hank") Jones Jr., FASG
Updated August 8, 2012 --- Hank Jones, genealogy@HankJones.com
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