DNA Angel Project – January Edition

The DNA Angel Project – January Edition is on but you’ll have to hurry if you want to enter. Continue Reading →

Playing With My Photos

Lately, I’ve been scanning some old photos of my father that I don’t think I’ve ever seen before. They were a little faint, and so today, I thought I’d see … Continue Reading →

I’m Reading The Edmonton Journal Newspaper From 1955

The other night, I watched the news from Toronto, and I had to turn the channel because it was so depressing and stressful. I’m no baby, but it made me wonder; “really? There isn’t anything good to report about?”.

So I decided today to have a peek at what the news was like 65 years ago. I can do that with a Newspapers.com subscription. I have the Publisher’s Extra subscription because I want to read The Edmonton Journal, but there are lots of newspapers in the basic plan and then for certain newspapers, you pay an additional charge. The Edmonton Journal is one of them, but I’ve found so many great articles about my family that the extra is “worth every penny.”

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Love and Marriage At Ancestry, Newspapers.com Marriage Index

When you work on your family history, you realize that life consists of major events that need to be tracked, such as births, marriages, and deaths. But it’s what we learn from those events and records that tell our family’s story and create a rich family history. Continue Reading →

A Random Msg Lead To More Info – The Beaton/Batten Mystery

Recently I received a random message from an Ancestry user. The Kathleen Ann that she referred to was my great uncle’s wife, and I hadn’t done any research on her … Continue Reading →

Walking The Genealogy Talk

How are you engaging the younger generation in your genealogy? I might have found a way. Continue Reading →

Ancestry Launches StoryScout™

StoryScout is included in your Ancestry DNA purchases, and that’s not only good news for people testing their DNA, but it might be good news for the seasoned genealogist or genetic genealogist. Continue Reading →

The DNA Angel Project – June Edition ??

It’s time for the June Edition of The DNA Angel Project. This month’s prize is a DNA Bundle from Shop the Hound. The DNA Bundle will include the following; Three … Continue Reading →

WATO At DNA Painter

Last week I watched a webinar on Legacy Family Tree Webinars that threw everything I had planned to do out the window. The webinar was,“What are the Odds? An online … Continue Reading →

Art Journal

What have you been doing during these weeks…. months of Covid-19 seclusion? Genealogy? Genetic Genealogy? Photo organizing? I’ve been doing all of the above, but there are always more things … Continue Reading →