Who Was Harold Alfred Thompson?

First and foremost, Harold was my grandfather. He was my father’s father, to be exact. But as with many of my ancestors (and I’m sure many of yours), his story has a “but” in it. Continue Reading →

Your DNA, Your Decision

You might wonder what a naked picture has to do with DNA. Well just like your naked body your DNA is a part of your body. What you do with … 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 →

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 →

Wine and Dine Me Before You Demand To See My Tree

Maybe I’m old-fashioned but I like a bit of preamble with a new DNA match. But that wasn’t what happened when a DNA match sent me a note this week. Can … Continue Reading →

Addicted to DNA Results

Hi my name is Family History Hound and I’m addicted to DNA results. I know this may sound harsh but I have to be realistic with myself. Everyday I get … Continue Reading →

A Tongue In Cheek Open Letter To My DNA Cousin (Raw Data)

Dear DNA Cousin; First of all I want to tell you how happy I was when we connected. Over the years our families have drifted apart, but I understand, we all … Continue Reading →

DNA Gedcom

By now you have come to realize I’m a DNA junky and I may have to start a group. Oh wait a minute, I did… well a friend of mine … Continue Reading →

While The Cat’s Away This Hound Will Play

A  For the next couple of days;  my husband has gone on a fishing trip with my brother’s and my father. So while they are hoping to catch fish I’m … Continue Reading →