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National Genealogical Society 2017 Family History Conference

Last week I was fortunate to be able to attend the National Genealogical Society 2017 Family History Conference. It was held in Raleigh this year, so it was only 15 minutes from my house. 115 more words

DNA tests!

Ok….ya’ll know I’m a big history buff…have a degree in it and everything.  So, I decided that Scott and I should do the Ancestry.com DNA test to see where all we come from!   373 more words

Update: My Trial period is complete with Ancestry.com

Hello, everyone! I had hoped to document my experiences during my trial membership more frequently but that thing called life kept me away.  I really enjoyed my time and for mother’s day, my husband has gifted me a year subscription to Ancestry.com. 142 more words


DNA test

My parents died before I became curious about these kinds of things, and most of my background and heritage is in Europe (UK/Ireland/Germany) so I was delighted when I discovered this! 84 more words


The voyage to meet my ancestors begins ...

On November 8, 1921, my great-grandfather William Garroch—along with his brother Peter, his 16-year-old son (my grandfather, William Jr.) and his nephew Thomas—crossed the Atlantic Ocean, from Glasgow to New York City. 311 more words


Concepts – Why Genetic Genealogy and Triangulation?

One of the questions often asked is why triangulation in genetic genealogy is so important.

Before I answer that, let’s take a look at why genealogists use autosomal DNA for genetic genealogy in the first place. 1,620 more words