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Genealogy Roundup, September 27

By |September 27th, 2017|

In this week's Roundup: WWII soldier and pilot laid to rest, Genealogy Roadshow applications in the UK, and more.

Genealogy Roundup, March 8

By |March 8th, 2017|

This week: An orphaned heirloom returns to its roots, an app that will let you take a selfie with a deceased ancestor, an African American Colonel who has traced his family history back to 1634 and shared, "I needed to know my own family history to motivate me to do the things in my life. You need to know where you come from. This is something that I can pass onto my children and grandchildren," WDYTYA goodies, and much more!

Genealogy Roundup, January 18

By |January 18th, 2017|

This week: Commemorating the 125th anniversary of Annie Moore and Ellis Island, a hoard of gold found inside a donated piano, two genealogy-themed TV series to air soon, and much more!

When It Comes to Genetic Genealogy, Women Need Not Apply

By |May 5th, 2016|

Television producers frequently reach out to pick my brains about forthcoming shows, and I generally do my best to help because I have a conspicuous bias: I’d like to see as much genealogy on air as possible. But yesterday I received an inquiry that made me check the calendar to be sure it was 2016.

Genealogy Is Officially a TV Genre

By |April 7th, 2016|

Genealogy is now officially its own TV genre, but why is there such a scarcity of genealogists on genealogy shows?

Genealogy Roundup, April 6

By |April 6th, 2016|

This week's Roundup brings us two visits with Annie Moore's family, an interview with Aisha Tyler, a sweet story about a love note found 51 years after it was written, and more. . .

Genealogy Roundup, March 30

By |March 30th, 2016|

This week: Aisha Tyler in Who Do You Think You Are?, Annie Moore's roots in North Cork, and Cory Booker and Susan Sarandon talk about their respective experiences appearing in TV genealogy shows

Genealogy Roundup, March 9

By |March 9th, 2016|

In this week's roundup, we have two stories about genetic genealogy, a name-mapping website, a new genealogy show on TV, a look at former slave quarters, and more.

Genealogy Roundup, December 16

By |December 16th, 2015|

This week in Genealogy Roundup: passports, antique mourning jewelry, a memorial for unclaimed persons, a glimmer in the U.S. Arunachal search, and much more . . .

Genealogy Roundup, December 9

By |December 9th, 2015|

In this week's Roundup, new analysis from AncestryDNA reveals that the average Canadian may have over 15,000 living cousins. In other news, Molly Ringwald will appear in a future episode of Who Do You Think You Are?