Genealogy Adventures

Fabricating Nobility? Genealogy and Social Mobility among Franco-Scottish Families in the Early Modern Period

I’m going through something similar with my Scotts-Irish ancestor, Archibald Gilbert Roane…

Do You Come Across Themes in Your Genealogy?

Genealogy is a crazy experience. There’s just no getting around it. It’s the reason why I…

How genealogy got me watching historical drama on TV

Yes, it’s true, genealogy has subtly altered some of my television viewing habits. Historical drama isn’t…

Legislating Slavery in Virginia: Understanding William Henry Roane

Having ancestors who were state and national representatives is a blessing. The main blessing is that…

Family bibles can unlock some great family history gems

Facebook kindly notified me that a distant cousin of mine, Henry J, had posted some items…