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Free Printable for Ancestor Thanksgiving Placemats Craft

A few years ago, I was in charge of the craft for our family reunion, and my ancestral dinner placemats were such a hit that I’m sharing them with you now as a fab idea for Thanksgiving! 836 more words


BlackProGen LIVE Episode 43:

Did you miss BlackProGen LIVE episode 43? Don’t worry check out the video below.

“Doing the research is great, but making sure your efforts live on for generations is just as important. 18 more words


How to Trace Enslaved Ancestors

Fellow genealogist and host of BlackProGen LIVE, Nicka Smith gives us some tips on How to Trace Your Ancestors as Slaves.



V sounds like a W

Like all good budding genealogists, I asked several relatives to tell me about their families, including my very private paternal grandfather. I remember Papa Joe sat and chain smoked unfiltered cigarettes, with only the grandfather clock ticking noise. 523 more words


Who's tree is it?

Many of us have seen those little shaking leaves on Ancestry’s advertising. Just click on a leaf and and hint will lead you to numerous records and family trees. 295 more words


The Cupboard...

Mum turned 50 last Friday. This weekend is her party, which has sparked a flurry of cleaning, which has me including my room in that equation. 202 more words

Family History

So you have your ancestry DNA results now what?

It can be time consuming to research your ancestry. An ancestry DNA test will give you pages of results. It can seem impossible that you will ever trace those ancestors that connect you to your matches. 193 more words