It’s Time To Get Organized – My Genealogy Rewind or Getting My Poop In A Group

I remember when I first started doing genealogy someone said you can tell a genealogist by the mounds of papers they have on and around their desk. Over the years … Continue Reading →

I’m Hot On The Trail And Using #DNA To Solve A Mystery (Part 1)

(permission was given  by John M to use photo)  I have a mystery in my genealogy.  I call it the Beaton/Batten mystery. The whole mystery is based on family stories, … 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 →