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: The story of Barry Manilow's grandfather (pictured above is just a snippet of what you'll discover), updates to my Animate Your Ancestors article, and lots 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.
In this week's Roundup: Genealogy masks of the day #35-#39 and, should you be intrigued to see an example of rather deadpan, old-fashioned journalistic impartiality in action, check out an old newspaper clipping about not-your-average-wedding!