Genealogy Adventures

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S04 E07: The 2020 Election, Voting History, and Genealogy

Unfortunately, our scheduled guest wasn’t able to join us at the last minute. So this episode is an extemporaneous discussion about the outcome of the 2020 Election, the history of…

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Clash of the titans: Ancestry.com vs FamilySearch.org. And the winner is...?
Gedmatch's Dodecad DNA analysis and African DNA results
Is there trace Iberian results in your British DNA? This might be why
Can you really pinpoint DNA Ancestry in Africa to one tribe?
S04 E13: Ethical Dilemmas in Genealogy with Dr. Penny Walters
Ghosts in the DNA: The lost diversity of early colonial Virginia
Ancestry’s DNA Match Add Tool
Beyond the pale: Interracial Relations in Colonial America
Gedmatch's EthioHelix Africa-only DNA admixture test
In search of my Jewish great-grandfather

Genealogy Research Strategies

Grappling with Old Fake News in Genealogy Research

Anyone with a nodding familiarity of national elections from 2016 to today in western societies is familiar with the phrase fake news. Much has been written about fake news and how destructive these “news” pieces can be. It never occurred to me that fake news could throw a serious wrench in genealogical research. Or, at the very least, how fake news of yesteryear can lead a researcher down a deep – and ultimately fruitless – rabbit hole in the quest for historical evidence in the search for ancestors.

Genealogy Brick Wall Strategies

Grappling with Old Fake News in Genealogy Research

Anyone with a nodding familiarity of national elections from 2016 to today in western societies is familiar with the phrase fake news. Much has been written about fake news and how destructive these “news” pieces can be. It never occurred to me that fake news could throw a serious wrench in genealogical research. Or, at the very least, how fake news of yesteryear can lead a researcher down a deep – and ultimately fruitless – rabbit hole in the quest for historical evidence in the search for ancestors.

Enslaved Research Strategies

Grappling with Old Fake News in Genealogy Research

Anyone with a nodding familiarity of national elections from 2016 to today in western societies is familiar with the phrase fake news. Much has been written about fake news and how destructive these “news” pieces can be. It never occurred to me that fake news could throw a serious wrench in genealogical research. Or, at the very least, how fake news of yesteryear can lead a researcher down a deep – and ultimately fruitless – rabbit hole in the quest for historical evidence in the search for ancestors.

African American Genealogy

Book Club II: Journal of a Residence on a Georgian Plantation in 1838-1839

“Journal of a Residence on a Georgian Plantation” in 1838-1839 (published 1863) by Frances “Fanny” Anne Kemble-ButlerOur first book club was such a success, we’re going to do it again!…

DNA & Genetics | Genetic Genealogy

S04 E05 What’s New at MyHeritage with Daniel Horowitz

We were so pleased to be able to welcome MyHeritage’s Daniel Horowitz, to the show. We chatted with Daniel about his role at MyHeritage, the work the company’s genealogists do…

S04 E04 Working with DNA Matches with Blaine T. Bettinger

Award-winning author and instructor Blaine Bettinger joined us on the show to talk about working with DNA matches in genealogical research. Working with DNA – and DNA matches in particular…

Race & Diversity

S04 E27: Honoring the 6888th Battalion with Ret. Col. Edna W. Cummings and Janice Martin, RN

This episode marks the last in our 3-part series about the remarkable women who served in the all-black U.S. Army Battalion the 6888th in Europe during WWII. The women tackled…

S04 E26: Major Charity Adams Earley and The Women’s the 6888th Battalion

The Genealogy Adventures team has come across a group of women with a history that is so riveting…we realized would take three shows just to give you a taste of…

History

S04 E27: Honoring the 6888th Battalion with Ret. Col. Edna W. Cummings and Janice Martin, RN

This episode marks the last in our 3-part series about the remarkable women who served in the all-black U.S. Army Battalion the 6888th in Europe during WWII. The women tackled…

S04 E26: Major Charity Adams Earley and The Women’s the 6888th Battalion

The Genealogy Adventures team has come across a group of women with a history that is so riveting…we realized would take three shows just to give you a taste of…

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