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…

Top Articles

Clash of the titans: Ancestry.com vs FamilySearch.org. And the winner is...?
Is there trace Iberian results in your British DNA? This might be why
Gedmatch's Dodecad DNA analysis and African DNA results
Discovering Pocahontas: A family surprise
1667: The year America was divided by race
Gedmatch's EthioHelix Africa-only DNA admixture test
Gedmatch's HarappaWorld admixture test answers my West African results question
Ghosts in the DNA: The lost diversity of early colonial Virginia
Eurogenes DNA analysis and African DNA results
How the term 'Bantu' tripped up my genetic genealogy journey

Genealogy Research Strategies

Researching Poorly Documented Ancestors: Harriet Roberts (Northampton County, NC)

The case I am working on couldn’t be more different. It involves the multiple movements of enslaved people across the nascent United States. I thought I would do a write-up in the form of a case study for the work I have done to-date.

Genealogy Brick Wall Strategies

Using the Beyond Kin Methodology for Poorly Documented FPOC & Homesteading Ancestors

The Beyond Kin Project (https://beyondkin.org), developed by genealogy colleagues Donna Cox Baker and Frazine K. Taylor, has transformed the way in which I research my enslaved ancestors. In short, this…

Enslaved Research Strategies

S04 E02: The Slave Voyages Project with Dr. Nafees M. Khan

The Trans-Atlantic and Intra-American slave trade databases are the culmination of several decades of independent and collaborative research by scholars drawing upon data in libraries and archives around the Atlantic…

African American Genealogy

Researching Poorly Documented Ancestors: Harriet Roberts (Northampton County, NC)

The case I am working on couldn’t be more different. It involves the multiple movements of enslaved people across the nascent United States. I thought I would do a write-up in the form of a case study for the work I have done to-date.

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 E17: The USCT & Battle of New Market Heights (1864, Richmond, VA) with James S. Price

James joined us to chat about The Battle of New Market Heights (VA) and the bravery of the men of the U.S. Colored Troops (USCT) who fought – as well…

S04 E16: The Black Archives of Mid America with Dr. Carmaletta Williams

The mission of the Black Archives of Mid-America in Kansas City, Inc. (https://blackarchives.org) is to collect, preserve and make available to the public materials documenting the social, economic, political and…

History

S04 E17: The USCT & Battle of New Market Heights (1864, Richmond, VA) with James S. Price

James joined us to chat about The Battle of New Market Heights (VA) and the bravery of the men of the U.S. Colored Troops (USCT) who fought – as well…

S04 E16: The Black Archives of Mid America with Dr. Carmaletta Williams

The mission of the Black Archives of Mid-America in Kansas City, Inc. (https://blackarchives.org) is to collect, preserve and make available to the public materials documenting the social, economic, political and…

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