Genealogy Adventures

S03 E16: The Power of Reuniting Slavery-Disrupted Family Lines

In this episode, we chat recent discoveries that led to finding family members separated by slavery.…

S03 E14: Black History & The Library of Congress with Luis Clavell

In this episode, we sat down with Luis Clavell, Program Specialist at the Library of Congress,…

S03 E14: University of Virginia’s Memorial to Enslaved Laborers with Dr. Shelley Murphy

In this episode, as we chat with our special guest, African American Research & genealogist Shelley…

S03 E13: Researching Slavery-Disrupted Family Trees with Melvin Collier

In this episode, the author, genealogist and founder of the popular Roots Revealed website (https://rootsrevealed.com/author/melvinjcollier228596363) joins…

Cracking genetic genealogy cold cases with incorrect AncestryDNA ThruLines

Happy New Year from the Genealogy Adventures team! My apologies for the lack of articles over…

Live Online Genealogy Q&A Session this Sunday at 4pm

This is your chance to ask that genealogical research question you’ve been eager to ask! See…

S03 E11: Puerto Rican & Caribbean Island Genealogy

Chances, if you’re a person of color, you’ve looked at your DNA results and spotted a…

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…

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

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…