Best Genealogy Find of 2023

One of my best genealogy finds this year wasn’t a find, but it was one-on-one with genetic genealogist Michelle Leonard (She not only has her own site but also works … Continue Reading →

Who Would You DNA Test?

I think my choice would be either my great grandfather William Beaton or my grandfather; Harold Thompson. But the thing is if I could test them then I could just … Continue Reading →

How To Keep Your Matches Organized

Last week, my blog was about whether your cousins added up and the Leeds Method. You can catch up on that blog HERE. This week, I want to talk about … Continue Reading →

Add A Bit Of Color With MyHeritage

A couple of days ago, I got an email from MyHeritage telling me they’d added a new feature to their site. Now you can colorize your black and white photos … 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 →

A Beaton/Batten Update

Over the past several years, I’ve been telling you the story of the Beaton/Batten mystery. If you want to catch up, you can find those posts HERE and HERE. So a couple … Continue Reading →

DNA Painter – Why I Bought A Subscription

DNA Painter has been around for a while. A while in internet years is not many. I do know that DNA Painter has been around much longer than since 2018 … 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 →

Ontario Canada DNA Match Finder

This past week a new Facebook page popped up called Ontario Canada DNA MatchFinder.  At the time of writing this article there were 361 people that have joined.  Since joining … Continue Reading →