Genealogy Adventures

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…

S03 E07: Research Trees for Specific Genealogy Goals

Online family trees are created to meet different research needs and goals. Different kinds of family…

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…

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…

Finding Maj. Pierce Butler’s enslaved people who left Georgia with the British in 1815

When the British finally arrived in Georgia in 1815, during the War of 1812, they did…