Disconnected Branches

I haven’t written about the Beaton/Batten Mystery for quite some time, but I work on the DNA connections that I get daily. I thought that it may be of interest … Continue Reading →

#AncestorChallenge2018 – #WriteYourStoryDay

In 1970 my family took a vacation to California. It was a trip of firsts. One of which was meeting my first movie star. I met Clu Gulager at Universal … Continue Reading →

Count Down To #RootsTech In #Salt Lake City

My trip to Salt Lake City is just less than a week away and I won’t deny it; I’m getting excited. I’m excited not only to go to RootsTech and … Continue Reading →

Do You Have A Genealogy Succession Plan? Part 1 – Genealogy Rewind – Getting My Poop In A Group

I’m sure most of you reading along are genealogists or genetic genealogists, scrapbookers or maybe you’re someone who hasn’t quite decided if they want to get involved in this addiction; … Continue Reading →

Father’s Day Week DNA Deals

DNA Deals There are so many DNA deals we had to add a new page to our site. A terrific gift for that hard to buy for Dad but you … Continue Reading →

On The Road To The OGS Conference In Ottawa (#OGSConf2017)

Road Trip It’s June already and time to hit the road to Ontario for the Ontario Genealogical Society’s Conference in Ottawa. Shop the Hound has been attending OGS for the … Continue Reading →

20 Questions About Your Ancestors?

Often you see lists that people copy and paste into their Facebook feed where there is a list of questions to answer and you share them with your friends. So … Continue Reading →

Free Military Records This Memorial Weekend?

It’s the Memorial Day weekend and military records are free.  So if you have a few missing records for your family research then this weekend is your chance to get caught … Continue Reading →

It’s National DNA Day

  It’s April 25th and National DNA Day and the sales are fantastic.  Here’s an overview of the sales available.   AncestryDNA This just might be your best value. Purchase … Continue Reading →

Genealogy Conferences – Why Should You Go?

(Roots Tech)   Over the next few months, my store; Shop the Hound will be busy going to genealogy conferences. So why should you go to a genealogy conference? There are … Continue Reading →