Transferring Your DNA – Let’s Find More Cousins

(This is a long post with lots of pictures. This explains how to transfer an AncestryDNA file to Family Tree DNA (FTDNA) but part way through this post there will … 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 →

Why Backing Up Your Family Photos Is So Important

Written by guest blogger; Max Ernest Stockburger, Artist/Documentary Photographer. A crucial part of properly archiving your family photos are digital back-ups of these photographs. Of course, having a digital copy … Continue Reading →