Genealogy Adventures

Speaking Engagement @ the Virginia Family History Day Conference (14 Sep 2019 | Richmond, VA)

I will have the pleasure of presenting at this conference. I will be discussing the intersection…

Case study: Creating a research strategy to find my lost connection to Maj. Pierce Butler’s enslaved people

There are times when the work of other genealogy researchers inspires you to undertake some deep…

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,…

Genealogy Adventures Special: The First Africans of Virginia with special guest Kathryn Knight

For more information about Kathryn Knight’s books, please see the links at the bottom of this…

Using Google Books In Your Genealogy Research

Lisa Lisson demonstrates how you can find thousands of free family history books at Google Books.…

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…