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Keep Calm, I'm British

A few months ago, J and I rented the Disney movie Coco. If you haven’t seen it, I strongly recommend that you drive down to your local Redbox and rent it. 439 more words

Family

23andMe Suing Ancestry

Updated with note about one way that may get you around having to sign up with a professional e-mail address.

In an interesting lawsuit, 23andMe is suing Ancestry. 153 more words

23andMe

RootsWeb Progress Update

I am not seeing any new update on Ancestry or RootsWeb (last one was late March 2018), but I did see an e-mail from one of the RootsWeb lists I subscribe that indicated I needed to sign up with RootsWeb again as an update required a new sign-up. 685 more words

Find-A-Grave

Quest to solve two Spanish mysteries with DNA continues...

NOTE: The genealogical chart at the end of this article may help to understand the relationships and hypothetical family links mentioned in the text.

When I first took a DNA test (with AncestryDNA) in 2016 I half suspected most of my findings would be connected with my dad’s maternal (i.e. 1,412 more words

Genealogy

MUSING WHILE TIRED

I wish I could/would have begun these big fat six-week trips earlier in life. Sometimes focusing on a world ‘neighborhood’ of multiple countries, sometimes one country in greater depth…like I’m doing these last years. 460 more words

AROUND THE WORLD

Father, daughter meet in New York for first time after she searched for 50 years

A New York woman had a family reunion on Wednesday with her father that came after 50 years of searching for the man living on the other side of the country. 618 more words

World

Are You A Collaborator?

Are you taking advantage of the collaboration features offered by a growing number of online archives? Connecting with research cousins is a great way to share the “personal” resources that are seldom available from a genealogy archive. 415 more words

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