Editorials

Robert E Lee, slavery, and 1859: The Spring of his Discontent

Lee is now responsible for an unholy mess The two paragraph’s I highlighted in Custis’s Will are important. Let’s start with the bequest of $10,000 to be given to his…

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Research Strategies

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 store for you until then. Our first special was this Sunday, 5 May 2019.…

African American Genealogy

Robert E Lee, slavery, and 1859: The Spring of his Discontent

Lee is now responsible for an unholy mess The two paragraph’s I highlighted in Custis’s Will are important. Let’s start with the bequest of $10,000 to be given to his…

DNA & Genetics

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 of new research and DNA analytical tools from AncestryDNA and MyHeritage. I can understand…

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 out of the park these past few days. The online service’s The Theory of Family…

Race & Diversity

Robert E Lee, slavery, and 1859: The Spring of his Discontent

Lee is now responsible for an unholy mess The two paragraph’s I highlighted in Custis’s Will are important. Let’s start with the bequest of $10,000 to be given to his…

Visiting Herschberg: A kind of homecoming

I leapt at the chance when my sister suggested we visit one of the places so closely associated associated with our 7x great grandfather, Peter Scheffe. My sister’s international travel…

History

Robert E Lee, slavery, and 1859: The Spring of his Discontent

Lee is now responsible for an unholy mess The two paragraph’s I highlighted in Custis’s Will are important. Let’s start with the bequest of $10,000 to be given to his…

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 to the 1870 Census. During the course of the video, we will introduce you…

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