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…

How the term ‘Bantu’ tripped up my genetic genealogy journey

This post is the last in a series of issues, challenges, and barriers I’ve faced in…

Why I struggle with ‘West Africa’ as a genetic classification

I’ve had fun playing around with some free autosomal DNA analysis tools via Gedmatch and DNA…

The ladies of “The Real” DNA test results

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

Demystifying Ancestry’s Relationship Predictions Inspires New Relationship Estimator Tool

We knew that you cannot draw or correlate any relationship inferences from either the total amount…

FamilySearch’s Free Online Research Courses

FamilySearch.org, the free online genealogy service, has a staggering library of free online genealogy courses. The…

Typical Actions in Probate of a Slaveholding Estate with David E. Paterson [podcast]

Podcast host Bernice Bennett and special guest David Paterson discuss the most fruitful probate records for slavery…

On taking a brief-ish blogging hiatus

Apologies for not posting for a wee while. I’m taking a short hiatus to focus on…

Talking to TV agents: baby steps & talking issues

Regular readers will know that I’ve been developing a television series based on my family history…

Genealogy Adventures – Opening TV sequence sting

The video is a concept intro opening sequence sting for the Genealogy Adventures docu-reality TV series.…