Genealogy Adventures

George Murdock’s map of the Ethnolinguistic groups of Africa

This post about ethnic diversity in Africa is a companion piece to my previous post. The…

A fascinating color-coded map of Africa’s diversity

Harvard University has created an interactive map which illustrates the ethnic diversity within the African continent. The…

Typical Actions in Probate of a Slaveholding Estate with David E. Paterson [podcast]

Podcast host Bernice Bennett and special guest David Paterson discuss the most fruitful probate records for slavery…

Descendants of Judge Spencer Ball Roane

This update has been a long time coming. Family Tree Key: This family tree is arranged…

Descendants of Drury Cook Matthews from Edgefield County, South Carolina

This update has been long, long, long overdue. Family Tree Key: This family tree is arranged…

Descendants of Peter Peterson of Edgefield County, South Carolina

Updated family tree. Family Tree Key: This family tree is arranged by generations. The numbers that…

Descendants of Edward “Ned” Holloway of Edgefield County, South Carolina

Updated tree. Family Tree Key: This family tree is arranged by generations. The numbers that appear…

Descendants of David K Harling (Harlan) of Edgefield County, South Carolina

Updating the various family trees I posted a few years ago has been a long overdue…

Descendants of John Stephen Josey of Rich Square, Northampton County, North Carolina

Updating the various family trees I posted a few years ago has been a long overdue…

I could use some advice about genealogy grant fundraising

I’ve spent the past 3 or so years developing a docu-reality travel and adventure TV series…