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 →

Happy Birthday Mom 🎂🎂 & A DNA Angel Announcement

Today would have been my mom’s 81st birthday. My mom; Eleanor Louise Thompson (nee Middlebrough)  didn’t actually do genealogy but when I discovered my love of family history she was … Continue Reading →

Genealogy Conferences – Why Should You Go?

(Roots Tech)   Over the next few months, my store; Shop the Hound will be busy going to genealogy conferences. So why should you go to a genealogy conference? There are … Continue Reading →

Expand Your Genealogy Education Without Spending a Cent

There’s nothing better than learning something new to enhance your genealogy education, and if it’s FREE that’s even better. This week I’d like to tell you about a couple of FREE … Continue Reading →

Do You Have Irish Ancestors?

  St. Patrick’s Day isn’t until this Friday, but I wanted to let you know that Findmypast is offering FREE access to their Irish records. You can access Findmypast’s Irish … Continue Reading →