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 →

Ancestry’s NEW Ethnicity Inheritance – SideView™

This morning Ancestry launched it’s newest feature for DNA, and I was super excited to be given access before launch. It’s called Ethnicity Inheritance using SideView technology. Continue Reading →

No April Fool Joke, The 1950 Census Is Coming

On April 1, the 1950 U.S. Census will be released by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), and I know that many of you can’t wait to see what … Continue Reading →

My Five Favorite RootsTech 2022 Presentations

With over 1500 sessions at the 2022 RootsTech site, it’s hard to choose which ones I like the most. But recently, I was asked about my top five sessions that … Continue Reading →

More Hound Treats

From time to time, I will create these collections of things that I think you might find of interest. I call them Hound Treats. Recently I chaired my Edmonton Branch … Continue Reading →

I Bought My 4x GGfather’s Will

This week has been all about my English ancestors. I spent some time searching the 1921 Census of England and Wales on FindmyPast and purchased several records for my family. … Continue Reading →

Census search choices

Sleuthing The 1921 Census for England & Wales

I decided this week to spend some time sleuthing the 1921 Census of England and Wales. When the 1921 census was launched on FindmyPast on January 6, 2022, there was … Continue Reading →