Your Paternal and Maternal Matches with Ancestry Sideview­™

If you haven’t checked your AncestryDNA matches since September 6th, you might be missing out on a new view. I was patiently waiting (well, maybe not so patiently) for this … Continue Reading →

New DNA Tool – DNA Painter Coverage Estimator

Could this new tool help me solve a mystery? Whenever there are new tools for your DNA, it’s a good day. So October 17th was a good day. That’s the … Continue Reading →

Avoid These Genealogy & DNA Mistakes

The newest video on my YouTube channel is all about what I think you should do to help your genealogy or DNA research. There are seven things that I speak … Continue Reading →

It’s Been A Busy Week (at least for some of us)

It’s been a busy but productive week. I’ve been spending some time at my RV lot at Lac La Nonne, Alberta, and when the weather was too hot (it got … Continue Reading →

What’s In Your DNA At Ancestry – My AncestryDNA Ethnicity Results

It seems like it’s been a while since I created new content for my YouTube channel, so I decided I’m going to do a series of videos exploring my DNA … Continue Reading →

The Inspiring Story of Hawkins Wilson

Ancestry has released a video called, A Dream Delivered: The Lost Letters of Hawkins Wilson, telling the story of Hawkins Wilson. This is the story of a young enslaved boy … Continue Reading →

Calling All Genies (Genealogist I Mean)

Last week I told you that I would ask for some help. The help I need is some sleuthing to see if we can find a couple who has disappeared … Continue Reading →

My Ancestor Communities on Ancestry

One of Ancestry’s features, when you do a DNA test, is Communities. These communities are part of your DNA Story or Ethnicity and are included in the price of your … Continue Reading →

Ancestry Sideview Technology™ – Me & Dad

A few weeks ago, AncestryDNA introduced its new Sideview Technology™ for your DNA ethnicity results, and I wrote a blog telling you a bit about how it worked. (You can … Continue Reading →

More about the 1950 US Census

On April 1st, the 1950 US Census was released. That started the clock for each of the big-name genealogy companies, Ancestry and MyHeritage, to get working on giving us the … Continue Reading →