The Beaton/Batten Mystery Continues

I know when I started calling my family mystery the Beaton/Batten Mystery; it was in 2015, I believe. But the search for William (Willie) Beaton’s parents has gone on much … Continue Reading →

Chromosome Mapping – Why Should You Do It?

I’ll be honest I’ve only played a little with chromosome mapping. The reason being is that I wasn’t sure if it would help me; especially with my Beaton/Batten Mystery. But … Continue Reading →

Scapple: A Tool I’m Using For DNA Matches

As you know, I’m working on the Beaton/Batten Mystery (sometimes it feels like all my genealogy moments are spent on it). I’m sure if I ever figure out who William … Continue Reading →

With All The Changes At AncestryDNA It’s A Wonder I Get Anything Done

I’m not complaining, but it’s true. With all the recent changes at AncestryDNA, it’s getting harder and harder not to be looking at DNA results when I should be doing … Continue Reading →

You Know What They Say About Assuming

On October 30, 2018 Library and Archives Canada announced that they had transferred the 1926 Census of Prairie Provinces, which contains over 45,000 pages, to Library and Archives Canada. At … Continue Reading →