Genealogy Adventures

Free report: Best DNA Testing Companies Based on In-Depth Reviews

Consumers Advocate – a small organization that researches with the intention to help – has just…

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…

What Do DNA Percentages Really Mean? (Free Webinar: 27 Aug 2019)

So you have taken the plunge and done a DNA test. You have your ethnicity percentages.…

Case study: Creating a research strategy to find my lost connection to Maj. Pierce Butler’s enslaved people

There are times when the work of other genealogy researchers inspires you to undertake some deep…

How well do DNA testing services’ analytical tools handle DNA matches for highly admixed people?

It is fair to say the online genealogy community has been set alight with the launch…

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…

Case Study Part 2: Attempting to break through Thomas “The Immigrant” Christian’s brick wall

This case study is a continuation from Research case study: My lost connection to Thomas “The…

Research case study: My lost connection to Thomas “The Immigrant” Christian of Charles City County, Virginia

If you have been a regular follower of my recent genealogy adventures, you will know the…

GA Live S02 E01: The GU272 Descendants Project

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