I’m Hot On The Trail And Using #DNA To Solve A Mystery (Part 1)

(permission was given  by John M to use photo)  I have a mystery in my genealogy.  I call it the Beaton/Batten mystery. The whole mystery is based on family stories, … Continue Reading →


The Waiting Room – Are you listening to your ancestors?

I have always felt that my ancestors are waiting to have their stories told. It feels like they are waiting in a large white room, devoid of pictures, windows or … Continue Reading →


It About Collaboration

I think that genealogy really is about collaboration. When you start your genealogy you start with yourself. Then the next step is to ask the older generation what they know … Continue Reading →


DNA Cousins Wanted

I’ve been working on DNA for a while and like many others, I’m getting frustrated trying to find the connections to my family.  Especially for the brickwalls that I’m trying to break down … Continue Reading →


DNA Road Trip – DNA Kit In Hand

On Monday I drove 2 1/2 hours each way to see my mom’s second cousin; Margaret. I met Margaret a few years ago through my research on the Beaton and the … Continue Reading →


Four DNA Kits

This past week I received the four DNA kits that I’d  ordered from Ancestry the last time they had a sale. I had decided who I was testing when I … Continue Reading →


DNA Gedcom

By now you have come to realize I’m a DNA junky and I may have to start a group. Oh wait a minute, I did… well a friend of mine … Continue Reading →


Gedmatch

  As I told you yesterday; this hound is on the hunt for DNA.  So a few years back, after getting my results from Family Tree DNA  I decided to put … Continue Reading →


While The Cat’s Away This Hound Will Play

A  For the next couple of days;  my husband has gone on a fishing trip with my brother’s and my father. So while they are hoping to catch fish I’m … Continue Reading →


Serendipity

(The first photo I took)                                                   … Continue Reading →


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