Genealogy Adventures

Editorials

The House Judiciary Committee Hearing’s session on Reparations (H.R. 40 and the Path to Restorative Justice) [live video & on-demand video]

Washington, D.C. – On June 19th at 10:00 a.m., the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties’ hearing on H.R. 40, the Commission to Study and…

Top Articles

Clash of the titans: Ancestry.com vs FamilySearch.org. And the winner is...?
Travels down the female line: de Berthelot / Bartelott / Barrtelott / Bartellot de Stopham family
Lucretia "Creasy" Williams: Finding another daughter of Moses Williams, Sr
My 18th Century Virginia Ball family genealogy challenge
The mystery of Henry West (1608-1647)
Gedmatch's Dodecad DNA analysis and African DNA results
The Roanes of Virginia: 2 families with the same surname. Are they related or not?
Family stories: Daniel Sheffey (1884 - 1968)
Descendants of Judge Spencer Ball Roane

Research Strategies

S03 E08: Should descendants of enslaved Africans pay to access genealogical databases?

400 years of systemic identity erasure poses formidable challenges for the descendants of enslaved Africans in the U.S. It can cost thousands of dollars to research just 1 enslaved family…

African American Genealogy

In Her Own Words: The Rosa Parks exhibition at the Library of Congress

The Rosa Parks “In Her Own Words” exhibition at the Library of Congress is a powerful and moving exhibition. There was more to her than I ever knew. For instance,…

DNA & Genetics

Free report: Best DNA Testing Companies Based on In-Depth Reviews

Consumers Advocate – a small organization that researches with the intention to help – has just published an in-depth and very thorough report comparing the major commercial DNA testing companies.…

Understanding DNA Percentages (Presentation pdf)

This presentation was delivered to the Utah Genealogical Association’s membership in September 2019. The discussion laid the foundation for understanding what those DNA percentages provided by the big commercial DNA…

Race & Diversity

In Her Own Words: The Rosa Parks exhibition at the Library of Congress

The Rosa Parks “In Her Own Words” exhibition at the Library of Congress is a powerful and moving exhibition. There was more to her than I ever knew. For instance,…

The full estate inventories for Governor Arthur Middleton of South Carolina, circa (1737) & grandson Arthur Middleton (1797)

with thanks to the Charleston County Public Library who digitized this document for Genealogy

History

In Her Own Words: The Rosa Parks exhibition at the Library of Congress

The Rosa Parks “In Her Own Words” exhibition at the Library of Congress is a powerful and moving exhibition. There was more to her than I ever knew. For instance,…

The full estate inventories for Governor Arthur Middleton of South Carolina, circa (1737) & grandson Arthur Middleton (1797)

with thanks to the Charleston County Public Library who digitized this document for Genealogy

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