Genealogy Adventures

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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 1766 estate inventory for Col. Thomas Middleton of Charleston, SC & Savannah, GA.

Some of the enslaved people held by Col. Thomas Middleton were the ancestors of the enslaved…

S03 E07: Research Trees for Specific Genealogy Goals

Online family trees are created to meet different research needs and goals. Different kinds of family…

S03 E06: Genealogists as public historians: genealogy as a history teaching tool

In this episode, we discuss the idea of genealogists as public historians. All too often, contributions…

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…

Understanding DNA Percentages (Presentation pdf)

This presentation was delivered to the Utah Genealogical Association’s membership in September 2019. The discussion laid…

Using the right DNA testing tool to answer the right ancestry question

UPDATE: 25 June 2014. My ancestry.com DNA results are in. You can read about the results…

Genealogy Adventures: Our Everyday European, Native, and African-descended research resources (pdf)

This file was a handout for a presentation I gave at the Library of Virginia’s Family…

S03 E05: Searching for Black Confederates with Kevin M. Levin (on-demand streaming)

In this episode, we chat with educator, historian, and author Kevin M. Levin about his book…

S03 E04: Reparational Genealogy with Carolynn Ni Lochlainn (on-demand streaming)

In this episode, we cover the topic of reparational genealogy with genealogist Carolynn Ni Lochlainn. Carolynn…