Megan’s Roots World Blog

Genealogy Roundup, March 20

By |2019-03-20T10:38:02-04:00March 20th, 2019|Genealogy Roundup, Military, Research|

Did you know that besides genealogists like me, the DPAA team includes historians, analysts, investigators, combat medics, explosive ordnance disposal technicians, life support equipment specialists, forensic photographers, linguists, trained mountaineers, dive teams, forensic anthropologists and archaeologists, and more? Click through to see some of them in action!

Genealogy Roundup, March 6

By |2019-03-06T10:32:37-04:00March 6th, 2019|DNA / Genetic Genealogy, Genealogy Roundup, Human Interest|

What are your thoughts and feelings when you read that the vast majority of keynote speakers at genealogy conferences are men, despite the fact that the vast majority of genealogists are female? Admittedly, this could be a contentious issue, but let's not be contentious ourselves. All voices are welcome, so long as civility and respect are shown.

Genealogy Roundup, January 30

By |2019-01-30T11:34:12-04:00January 30th, 2019|DNA / Genetic Genealogy, Family History, Genealogy Roundup, Human Interest|

Can you imagine what it would be like to know nothing of your family history and how you would feel if you got to speak to your birth mother after a search that lasted more than sixty years? Read one woman's account of just this situation – plus explore many more goodies, including news of a soldier lost in the Korean War accounted for – in this week's Roundup.