Genealogy Adventures

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…

S03 E04: Reparational Genealogy with Carolynn Ni Lochlainn (Sun. 13 Oct 2019 | 4pm EST)

GA S03 E03: Scotchtown: Enslaved family genealogy research with Jennifer Hurst-Wender & Andi Cumbo-Floyd

In this episode, we spoke with Jennifer Wender-Hurst (Preservation Virginia) and writer/editor Andi Cumbo-Floyd about the…

GA S03 E02: Gullah Geechee Genealogy with Althea Sumpter

In this episode, we spoke with researcher Althea Sumpter, who comes from the Gullah community in…

Adapting the Beyond Kin approach + cluster genealogy to research poorly documented ancestors

The enslavement of a third of my ancestors forced me to develop a skillset that would…

GA S03 E01: Native American Genealogy with Chief Lonzado Langley (Euchee, SC)

In this episode, we spoke with Chief Lonzado Langley of the Euchee in South Carolina about…