Genealogy Roundup, January 6

Genealogy Roundup, January 6

Two Strangers, One Year of Postcards sharing the Hidden Patterns of their Lives – I had a lot of pen pals around the world when I was a kid, but we never got this creative!

Kunta Kinte played by Londoner Malachy Kirby – An update on the forthcoming 21st century version of Roots.

Finding Your Roots Looks to Find Its Footing, Again, After Misstep on Affleck’s Slave-Owning Ancestor – I’ve written about Finding Your Roots for HuffPo a number of times, but someone else has just done so and has an interesting take.

Statue of Liberty caretakers now doing good works in Seacoast – Wow, interesting how close we came to losing so many treasured Ellis Island artifacts!

DNA Testing Provides Shortcut To Trace Family History – Chatting about DNA and genetic genealogy with Eric Weiner on NPR

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