Genealogy Adventures

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.…

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…

Confirming Jason Futrell of Rich Square, Northampton County, NC as my 4x great grandfather

The new suite of genealogical and DNA analytical tools from MyHeritage has literally knocked my ancestry…

GA Live S02 E09: Special Guest Phebe Hayes (Louisiana genealogy & history)

Join Brian & Donya as we chat about some of the unique complexities of Louisiana genealogy…

Working with the 1773 and 1825 maps of Old Ninety Six, Edgefield, Abbeville, Newberry, and Barnwell, South Carolina

I have previously written about how maps can be an invaluable research tools in my  article…

GA Live S02 E03: Meet Sharon Morgan from Our Black Ancestry

In this episode, our special guest is Sharon Morgan from the popular and respected Facebook genealogy…

GA Live S02 E01: The GU272 Descendants Project

Season 2 kicked off strong with our special guest, Karran Harper Royal, from the GU272 Descendants…

Piecing together enslaved family relations at Monticello

I have spent the past few months doing a deep dive into the early colonial enslavement…

GA Live S01 E12: Meet the Beyond Kin Project

We were SO excited to have Donna Cox Baker and Martin Brennan from the Beyond Kin…