Robert E Lee, slavery, and 1859: The Spring of his Discontent

8,487 words | Read time: 20 minutes Gen. Robert E. Lee and confederate statues are back…

Visiting Herschberg: A kind of homecoming

I leapt at the chance when my sister suggested we visit one of the places so…

GA Live Special: Jewish Genealogy 101 with Rachel Silverman

While Season 3 of Genealogy Adventures starts in September, we have a few special episodes in…

Finding Your Black American Ancestors Part 1: From 1940 to 1870

This 1st video in a 3 part series steps you you through tracing your ancestry back…

In search of Thomas “The Immigrant” Futrell’s (Northampton County, NC) English ancestors

It’s fair to say that some of my ancestral families haven given me grey hairs when…

GA Live S02 E11: special guest James R. Morgan III (Black Freemasonry)

Episode 11: James R. Morgan III (Author, Black Freemasonry) Have you ever researched your family and…

GA Live S02 E10: Special Guest Natonne Kemp

Episode 10: Natonne Kemp (Author, Historian & Genealogist)) Join Brian and Donya as we talk with…

How well do DNA testing services’ analytical tools handle DNA matches for highly admixed people?

It is fair to say the online genealogy community has been set alight with the launch…

Confirming Jason Futrell of Rich Square, Northampton County, NC as my 4x great grandfather

The new suite of genealogical and DNA analytical tools from MyHeritage has literally knocked my ancestry…

GA Live S02 E09: Special Guest Phebe Hayes (Louisiana genealogy & history)

Episode 9: Phebe Hayes (Louisiana genealogy & history) Join Brian & Donya as we chat about…