Genealogy Adventures

Genetic Genealogy & Endogamy: Identifying the father of Cornelius White using DNA Triangulation

The paternity of my 2x great grandfather, Cornelius White, has been a mystery ever since I…

DNA.land’s DNA analysis tool’s major improvement

Ok, so I’m known for having picked apart quite a few online DNA analysis tools and…

Mapping my YDNA flow in Africa

I’ve spent the past week and a bit looking more closely at the YDNA I inherited…

New DNA adventure show concept, new TV production conversations

I’ve spent the past week and a bit in talks with a broadcasting company about a…

The ladies of “The Real” DNA test results

The ladies of “The Real” took DNA tests to find out their ethnic identities, and the…

How to get YDNA haplogroup from AncestryDNA results

This post from the DNA Genealogy website steps you through the process of filtering the YDNA information…

George Murdock’s map of the Ethnolinguistic groups of Africa

This post about ethnic diversity in Africa is a companion piece to my previous post. The…

A fascinating color-coded map of Africa’s diversity

Harvard University has created an interactive map which illustrates the ethnic diversity within the African continent. The…

A genetic genealogy article about Michelle Obama got me thinking…

I’m going to open with an apology.  I know I’ve been very, very quiet lately. Since…

Charlotte Brooks: A poignant & powerful firsthand history of slavery

I had the pleasure of a long chat last week with one of my newly found…