In this week's Roundup: When DNA tests lead to unexpected answers...and more questions, what it's like to be a genealogist on Twitter, and more.
In this week's Roundup: A tale of genealogical serendipity, an interview with an attorney about law enforcement and genetic genealogy tech, a feel-good story of human kindness, chuckles for the day, and more!
In this week's Roundup: A touching (and very thought-provoking) article about veterans, a 1943 letter from an infantry officer killed in action during World War II, and more.
In this week's Roundup: A lovely article appreciating those who came before; news about the proposed fee hike that could impact genealogists, historians, and others who use the USCIS Genealogy Program to access historic immigration records; a good read about forensic genealogy, and lots more.
In this week's Roundup: An interesting article on the role of DNA in identifying service members lost in past conflicts, a sweet slice of family history uncovered during renovations, and more.
In this week's Roundup: A thoughtful article examining one angle of questions surrounding genetic privacy and ethics, the last man to leave Ellis Island, a poignant Christmas memory, and much more.
He would wake us on Saturday mornings whistling reveille. This was usually accompanied by a glass of OJ and quick, vigorous back rubs to “get the blood pumping.” It was time to do chores and you weren’t going out to play before the house was spotless because this officer-father liked precision, control, and cleanliness. The army had been a good choice for him.