Speaking Engagement @ the Virginia Family History Day Conference (14 Sep 2019 | Richmond, VA)

I will have the pleasure of presenting at this conference. I will be discussing the intersection…

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…

Using Google Books In Your Genealogy Research

Lisa Lisson demonstrates how you can find thousands of free family history books at Google Books.…

GA Live Special: Jewish Genealogy 101 with Rachel Silverman

While Season 3 of Genealogy Adventures starts in September, we have a few special episodes in…

Finding Your Black American Ancestors Part 1: From 1940 to 1870

This 1st video in a 3 part series steps you you through tracing your ancestry back…

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

Episode 9: Phebe Hayes (Louisiana genealogy & history) Join Brian & Donya as we chat about…

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…

GA Live S02 E08: Special Guest Bernice Bennett

Episode 8: Bernice Bennett Join Brian and Donya as we welcome a special guest, Bernice Bennett,…

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 E04: Lineage societies & poorly documented ancestors

Episode 4: Lineage societies & poorly documented ancestory Have you ever tried to join a Lineage…