The Family History Hound Went Down A 23andMe Rabbit Hole

You know how you wake up in the morning and think, Today I’m going to get this, and this, and this accomplished, and you are feeling strong. You get a … Continue Reading →

The Beaton/Batten Mystery – What’s New?

If you’re on Facebook, then you know that each day you get memories of posts you’ve done in years gone by. Some from last year and others from as far … Continue Reading →

Spring Cleaning Your Genealogy & Computer

This past Saturday, was the first day of spring, and it reminded me of when I was a kid and the family had a cabin at Lac La Nonne. My … Continue Reading →

RootsTech Connect Is Going To Be Incredible

I just got off a Zoom call this afternoon for the RootsTech Ambassadors, and I just have to say that RootsTech Connect 2021 is going to be incredible. Continue Reading →

Jumping from Genealogy Tree To Genealogy Tree

DNA is a useful tool, but sometimes it can come with a lot of work. Find out how I use others trees to better understand my own tree and find my DNA Quadfecta. Continue Reading →

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 →

Your Cousins Have A Right To Know

As always the DNA world is a fast-paced world and this week was no exception. If you read this article from BuzzFeed News you’ll find out the back story of … Continue Reading →

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 →

We’re Having Two Draws At The Same Time

Why have only one draw when you can have two? If you didn’t have a chance to enter The DNA Angel Project – April Edition then you’re in luck because … Continue Reading →

DNA and Crime Fighting

It’s been a week since Buzzfeed broke the story that Family Tree DNA (FTDNA) has been working with the FBI. As you can imagine this has caused quite the uproar … Continue Reading →