Genealogy Adventures

Writing and Publishing Your Family History – Part 1 of 4: Understand Your Story

Writing your family’s story might seem like a daunting task. However, just like genealogical research and…

Writing and Publishing Your Family History – Part 2 of 4: Choose Your Plot

The plot is the foundation of a story. It's the focal point around which a writer…

Writing and Publishing Your Family History – Part 3 of 4: Choose Hero / Protagonist Type & Supporting Cast

A protagonist is always the main character in a drama. However, unlike a hero, a protagonist…

Writing and Publishing Your Family History – Part 4 of 4: Choosing Your Publishing Platform

At the time of writing this, genealogists are spoiled for choice when it comes to publishing…

S03 E19: Women of the American Revolution with DAR’s Clare Marshall

Join Brian Sheffey & Donya Williams online this Sunday as we chat with Clare Marshall from…

S03 E17: Black Railroad Workers in the Jim Crow Era

We regularly comment on how intertwined genealogy and history are on Genealogy Adventures. Understanding the history…

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…

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…