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Finding Your Roots... and twigs and branches and leaves and bark...

Nice interview with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. in the Fall 2014 edition of NEHGS’ American Ancestors magazine.

The great news is that PBS, Ancestry (main sponsor), New England Historical Genealogical Society (main researchers) have agreed to do another three seasons of his… 444 more words

Genealogy Online

American Ancestors

If you have ancestors who lived in the New England states, you may want to visit American Ancestors and look over their free databases.  They have a nice collection of records that you can browse and search for free.   39 more words


Our Royal Cousins

For some time I have known of this connection. I wanted to make sure that the rest of the family has this information. It is just fun to know. 99 more words


New partnership between DC Thomson Family History and FamilySearch

DC Thomson Family History and FamilySearch are to make billions of records available for people to search online. 363 more words

Family History

Potato- Potaaato (oh you know how to say it)

Ah finals week, we meet again.

In researching the origins of the potato for a final paper, I realize I’m so involved in school and researching the potato that I’ve forgotten about more important things, like adventure and fun(no offense, Mr. 335 more words