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
1667: The year America was divided by race
Can you really pinpoint DNA Ancestry in Africa to one tribe?
Ancestry’s DNA Match Add Tool
Playing genealogical hide and go seek with Col. Thomas Pettus (abt. 1598-1663)
Gedmatch's Dodecad DNA analysis and African DNA results
Discovering Pocahontas: A family surprise
Ghosts in the DNA: The lost diversity of early colonial Virginia
Gedmatch's HarappaWorld admixture test answers my West African results question

Genealogy Research 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…

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

S04 E08: When the Black and White Descendants of Enslavers Meet with Antoinette Broussard

Researcher, author, and etiquette consultant Antoinette Broussard joined us to discuss her journey as a genealogical & family history researcher – as well as the chapter she wrote for the…

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 E09: “Ruth and the Green Book” with author Calvin Alexander Ramsey

The Green Book: The Black Travelers’ Guide to Jim Crow America. For nearly 30 years, a guide called The Negro Motorist Green Book provided African Americans with advice on safe…

GA Live! Special: Does Intolerance Have A Place In Genealogy?

What do you consider bullying? In essence, bullying is taking advantage of someone who is unable to defend themself against you. This can be done in several different ways. The…

History

S04 E09: “Ruth and the Green Book” with author Calvin Alexander Ramsey

The Green Book: The Black Travelers’ Guide to Jim Crow America. For nearly 30 years, a guide called The Negro Motorist Green Book provided African Americans with advice on safe…

S04 E08: When the Black and White Descendants of Enslavers Meet with Antoinette Broussard

Researcher, author, and etiquette consultant Antoinette Broussard joined us to discuss her journey as a genealogical & family history researcher – as well as the chapter she wrote for the…

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