Natonne Elaine Kemp is a native Washingtonian and a family historian researching ancestors from the District of Columbia, South Carolina, and Virginia. From 2011 – 2013, she served as the editor of Homeplace, the official newsletter of the Old Edgefield District African American Genealogical Society (OEDAAGS). In November 2017, she and her co-author, the late Edna Gail Bush, self-published their book, There Is Something About Edgefield: Shining a Light on the Black Community through History, Genealogy & Genetic DNA (Rocky Pond Press). The book won the 2018 International AAHGS Book Award for Non-Fiction: Education. Natonne appeared as co-host and acted as guest host of the BlogTalkRadio show, Bernice Alexander Bennett’s Research at the National Archives and Beyond. In 2019, Natonne became the sole operator of the publishing company, Rocky Pond Press, which published its second title, Virtue of Cain: From Slave to Senator-Biography of Lawrence Cain, a remarkable story about a prominent Black Republican during Reconstruction from Edgefield, South Carolina.