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My DNA Test

About a week ago, the lovely Alex over at Root To Tip blogged about the results of her DNA test performed via Ancestry, and it got me thinking as… 628 more words

Genealogy Talk

52 Ancestors #21 Sharpshooters and Soldiers

This challenge is set forth by No Story Too Small,

and this week’s challenge is “Military.”

I can’t only honor one of my ancestors. I need to honor all of them. 176 more words


Three Girls Named Philip

One of my favorite things happened recently, – I made contact with a new cousin and genealogist. After I’d sent along my line of descent (the way cousins introduce themselves), I received this gentle correction, 1,047 more words

American History

Immortality is Short-lived

Immortality is such an appealing concept. In a nut shell, you live your life in and of the world. You needn’t do anything great, hopefully nothing bad. 1,409 more words

Family History

RootsTech 2015 is over. Whether you attended RootsTech 2015 or not you can now watch some of the keynote addresses or popular classes. Click on the link below to see archived video sessions from RootsTech 2015:

RootsTech 2015 Celebrating Families

Family History


On this day, 100 years ago an IMechE member was killed in action.

Herbert Henry Ford: 22nd May

Associate Member since 1908; Member since 1913. 328 more words


Will genealogy societies always just be there?

Will genealogy societies always just be there? Not necessarily
May 08, 2015
By David Pike, President of Family History Society of Newfoundland and Labrador

Genealogists are well aware that family history and genealogical societies are valuable sources of information and expertise that we can draw upon while pursuing our own individual research. 125 more words