Genealogy Adventures

Case Study: Researching Enslaved People Taken or Sold Downriver

The case I am working on couldn’t be more different. It involves the multiple movements of…

Using Slave Lists in Your Enslaved Ancestors Research

When it comes to researching enslaved people, finding the slavery-related documents they may appear in is…

Butler Island Plantation Overseer’s Reports (1803-1820)

The 1803-1820 Butler Island Overseer Reports that were sent to Maj. Pierce Butler in Philadelphia have…

From Paper to People’s Podcast: Episode 308 – Brian Sheffey & Changes at AncestryDNA

Carolynn and Brian spend a significant amount of time discussing how Ancestry's planned removal of DNA…

S03 E32: The Trials and Tribulations of a Newbie Genealogist with Nicol Jackson

Being a newbie genealogist is tough. We’ve all been there. There is so much new knowledge…

Ancestry’s DNA Match Add Tool

Credit for this discovery goes to my cousin and co-host, Donya Williams. This latest addition to…

S03 E31: Working with DNA with LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson

In this episode, LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson talks you through different ways of working with your DNA results.…

S03 E30: Documenting Your Ancestors Using the Genealogy Proof Standard

We go back to the basics this week! You asked – and we listened. There have…

The Professional Genealogist’s podcast interview with Brian Sheffey

You can catch my interview with genealogist Marian Pierre-Louis on her Professional Genealogist podcast. We chat…

Catch Brian’s interview with the Family Tree Magazine podcast

You can catch my interview with the awesome Family Tree Magazine podcast about my #genealogy book…