Genealogy Adventures

Editorials

The House Judiciary Committee Hearing’s session on Reparations (H.R. 40 and the Path to Restorative Justice) [live video & on-demand video]

Washington, D.C. – On June 19th at 10:00 a.m., the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties’ hearing on H.R. 40, the Commission to Study and…

Top Articles

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 we really make assumptions about African American DNA admixtures?
Critical Thinking: An important skill in genealogy research
Travels down the female line: de Berthelot / Bartelott / Barrtelott / Bartellot de Stopham family
Playing genealogical hide and go seek with Col. Thomas Pettus (abt. 1598-1663)
Lucretia "Creasy" Williams: Finding another daughter of Moses Williams, Sr
Me, Virginia Historical Society's 'Unknown No Longer' website...and a question answered

Research Strategies

S03 E08: Should descendants of enslaved Africans pay to access genealogical databases?

400 years of systemic identity erasure poses formidable challenges for the descendants of enslaved Africans in the U.S. It can cost thousands of dollars to research just 1 enslaved family…

African American Genealogy

In Her Own Words: The Rosa Parks exhibition at the Library of Congress

The Rosa Parks “In Her Own Words” exhibition at the Library of Congress is a powerful and moving exhibition. There was more to her than I ever knew. For instance,…

DNA & Genetics

Free report: Best DNA Testing Companies Based on In-Depth Reviews

Consumers Advocate – a small organization that researches with the intention to help – has just published an in-depth and very thorough report comparing the major commercial DNA testing companies.…

Understanding DNA Percentages (Presentation pdf)

This presentation was delivered to the Utah Genealogical Association’s membership in September 2019. The discussion laid the foundation for understanding what those DNA percentages provided by the big commercial DNA…

Race & Diversity

In Her Own Words: The Rosa Parks exhibition at the Library of Congress

The Rosa Parks “In Her Own Words” exhibition at the Library of Congress is a powerful and moving exhibition. There was more to her than I ever knew. For instance,…

The full estate inventories for Governor Arthur Middleton of South Carolina, circa (1737) & grandson Arthur Middleton (1797)

with thanks to the Charleston County Public Library who digitized this document for Genealogy

History

In Her Own Words: The Rosa Parks exhibition at the Library of Congress

The Rosa Parks “In Her Own Words” exhibition at the Library of Congress is a powerful and moving exhibition. There was more to her than I ever knew. For instance,…

The full estate inventories for Governor Arthur Middleton of South Carolina, circa (1737) & grandson Arthur Middleton (1797)

with thanks to the Charleston County Public Library who digitized this document for Genealogy

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