DNA / Genetic Genealogy

Genealogy Roundup, July 5

By |July 5th, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: Best genealogy ad ever, a mother/daughter reunion takes place sixty years after the daughter was told her mother was dead, welcome home and RIP to Sgt. John W. Hall, who gave his life in the Korean War, and more...

Genealogy Roundup, June 27

By |June 27th, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: MyHeritage Offers Free DNA Tests to Help Reunite Separated Migrant Children with their Parents

Genealogy Roundup, June 6

By |June 6th, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: See some of the photographs that were chosen from the Library of Congress to tell the story of America (though many are more serious in nature, for giggles, we've shown the one of an exceptionally patient cat), find out what can go wrong when you write a novel about your family, and more...

Genealogy Roundup, May 9

By |May 9th, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: A sweet story about a 96-y-o WWII veteran who received unexpected help to visit his wife's grave, new DNA technology (and lots more on genetic genealogy), a missing soldier from the Korean War identified, and much more!

Genealogy Roundup, May 2

By |May 2nd, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: Lots to explore regarding DNA and genetic genealogy, immigration, what to look forward to in the next season of "Who Do You Think You Are?", a new online resource for genies, and, for smiles, an Ancestry blooper

Genealogy Roundup, March 7

By |March 7th, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: 23andMe is in the news – real news and satirical "news" ;-)

Genealogy Roundup, February 28

By |February 28th, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: wanderlust, decorating with genealogy as the inspiration, and more...

Genealogy Roundup, February 14

By |February 14th, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: Forgotten aspects of chain migration, pirate DNA, Rachel Maddow’s roots, deciphering old handwriting, and more.

Genealogy Roundup, January 10

By |January 10th, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: The smallest, oldest cemetery in Paris, upcoming genealogy reads, the remains of a recently identified missing soldier from WWII are being returned to his family for burial with full military honors, and much more . . .

Genealogy Roundup, January 3

By |January 3rd, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: An ad from Ancestry featuring descendants of signers of the Declaration of Independence; two years of work and sifting through more than 5 meters of dirt and clay in a French farm field culminates in the return home of a WWII fighter pilot's remains; an article exploring the role stories, context and shared memories play in helping a family to prosper, and much more!