Genealogy Roundup, May 9

Genealogy Roundup, May 9

WWII veteran overwhelmed by kindness, carried by Arlington National Cemetery worker to wife’s grave – More of this kind of thing, please.

Boy George shares an unusual and touching message from a fan – Boy George – while filming “Who Do You Think You Are?”

Meet Your Great-Uncle, Kanye

17 British sperm donors have fathered more than 500 children between them, figures show – Imagine the family trees.

From Ellen to Eileen – A tale about my own family!

Soldier Missing From Korean War Accounted For (Quintero, A.) – Delighted that Cpl. Albert E. Quintero who gave his life in Korea has been identified. For some reason, this release calls him a Pfc, but he was a Cpl. Honored to have researched his family. RIP and welcome home.

Why Hasn’t Devin Nunes Assimilated Yet? – Wow, Medium is featuring another one of my articles!

Europeana Migration – Chance to share your family’s migration tale

New DNA technology helped to identify remains of 1st Sgt. David H. Quinn – This might explain the sudden burst in identifications of cases I’ve researched over the years. Interesting prospects for the future as well!

Parabon@ Announces Snapshot@ Genetic Genealogy Service for Law Enforcement – More movement in the intersection of genetic genealogy and criminal investigation

The creepy, dark side of DNA databases – And the genetic genealogy scare pieces keep coming…

This 400-year-old church is older than almost any institution in America – 400 years!

(Photo courtesy, the Boone family)


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