Who Was Harold Alfred Thompson?

First and foremost, Harold was my grandfather. He was my father’s father, to be exact. But as with many of my ancestors (and I’m sure many of yours), his story has a “but” in it. Continue Reading →

My AncestryDNA Ethnicity Just Got More Colorful

Come see my new ethnicity updates at AncestryDNA. You’ll want to check yours out when they change on September 10th Continue Reading →

A Random Msg Lead To More Info – The Beaton/Batten Mystery

Recently I received a random message from an Ancestry user. The Kathleen Ann that she referred to was my great uncle’s wife, and I hadn’t done any research on her … Continue Reading →

RootsTech Is Going Virtual

RootsTech 2021 is going virtual, and it’s going to be amazing. This event is called RootsTech Connect 2021 and will be held on February 25–27, 2021, as a free, virtual … Continue Reading →

Steve’s Story

Please take a minute to read this from Steve, my friend Sheri’s client. His story touched my heart. Here’s his story Today I got emotional. As a 73-year-old guy, I’m … Continue Reading →

I’m Getting My Poop In A Group This September

Join me for the third year of “I’m Getting My Poop In A Group” and saving my photos. Continue Reading →

Walking The Genealogy Talk

How are you engaging the younger generation in your genealogy? I might have found a way. Continue Reading →

DNA Angel Project – August Edition – Pick Your Prize 🧬🧬🎁

It’s time for another DNA Angel Project. Win your choice of DNA kit. Continue Reading →

Using Tools To Preserve Family Photos

When you’re the keeper of the family photo collection you have a responsibility to keep it the best way you can. Continue Reading →

What’s Changing At Ancestry DNA?

There are changes afoot at Ancestry DNA. Continue Reading →