Genealogy Adventures

Amazon Pre-Order: Practical Genealogy: 50 Simple Steps to Research Your Diverse Family History

Practical Genealogy provides a method for investigating your family history by establishing an understanding of genealogy…

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: 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…

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…

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…