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Hello Potential Cousin!

I have, for a long time, thought about starting a blog about my foray into the world of Genealogy research.  I started researching my family about 12 years ago – I can’t remember what prompted me to do it, but I can remember getting totally addicted very swiftly! 261 more words

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Asking Ancestors

I saw this post on Ancestry’s Instagram account the other day and I would ask if they are proud of the research I am doing? I often wonder if they are looking down on me and saying thank you, thank you for looking for us, thank you for trying to share their story, thank you for not forgetting us.   7 more words


Connect African American Ancestry

Donations received will fund Black Americans seeking their origin of ancestry to receive free testing kits. Proceeds will go to the ancestry.com genealogy test giving specific details as to the nature of their heritage. 71 more words


RootsTech Videos & A Question

If you missed RootsTech, you can still soak up some RootsTech goodness!  Below are links to the recorded sessions available on the RootsTech website.  I’m so sad to say that the LeVar Burton session isn’t included.   145 more words


Ancestry DNA Confirmation and Other New Discoveries in My Follansbee Family History

Well, it has been a little while since I have been on here. Lots of research into the family tree to add. I have focused on my Nelson/Ostberg branch for the last six months or so, as well as other lines (Moodey, Sweet, and others).  316 more words


The thieving Baronet

This weekend is “free access to all UK records” on Ancestry.com. This is a nice break for me since I have hit so many dead ends on the American side of my tree. 319 more words


Civil Registration Across Canada

This started out as a simple little project, I thought.  I envisioned one piece of paper with a table.   Provinces and territories across the top and 4 questions down the side.  2,697 more words