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S04 E05 What’s New at MyHeritage with Daniel Horowitz

We were so pleased to be able to welcome MyHeritage’s Daniel Horowitz, to the show. We…

S04 E04 Working with DNA Matches with Blaine T. Bettinger

Award-winning author and instructor Blaine Bettinger joined us on the show to talk about working with…

S04 E03 Genealogy @ National Museum of African American History & Culture Library with Hollis Gentry

We were so pleased and excited to have Hollis L Gentry join us on the show…

S04 E02: The Slave Voyages Project with Dr. Nafees M. Khan

The Trans-Atlantic and Intra-American slave trade databases are the culmination of several decades of independent and…

GA Live! Book Club: “The House of Bondage, or, Charlotte Brooks and Other Slaves”

Genealogy Adventures Live! Book Club In the first episode of Season 4, we launched our Genealogy…

S04 E01: Getting Your Mind and Spirit Right Prep for Enslaved Research

Researching enslaved ancestors is as challenging as it is rewarding. Unraveling a paper trail can be…

Case Study: Researching Enslaved People Taken or Sold Downriver

The case I am working on couldn’t be more different. It involves the multiple movements of…

Using Slave Lists in Your Enslaved Ancestors Research

When it comes to researching enslaved people, finding the slavery-related documents they may appear in is…

Butler Island Plantation Overseer’s Reports (1803-1820)

The 1803-1820 Butler Island Overseer Reports that were sent to Maj. Pierce Butler in Philadelphia have…

From Paper to People’s Podcast: Episode 308 – Brian Sheffey & Changes at AncestryDNA

Carolynn and Brian spend a significant amount of time discussing how Ancestry's planned removal of DNA…