How did a kind stranger's insomnia lead to siblings being given the chance to watch and listen to their father as a 22-year-old, months before he married and years before they were born? Find out this (and lots more!) in this week's Roundup.
This week: Commemorating the 125th anniversary of Annie Moore and Ellis Island, a hoard of gold found inside a donated piano, two genealogy-themed TV series to air soon, and much more!
Television producers frequently reach out to pick my brains about forthcoming shows, and I generally do my best to help because I have a conspicuous bias: I’d like to see as much genealogy on air as possible. But yesterday I received an inquiry that made me check the calendar to be sure it was 2016.
This week's Roundup brings us two visits with Annie Moore's family, an interview with Aisha Tyler, a sweet story about a love note found 51 years after it was written, and more. . .
This week: Aisha Tyler in Who Do You Think You Are?, Annie Moore's roots in North Cork, and Cory Booker and Susan Sarandon talk about their respective experiences appearing in TV genealogy shows
In this week's Roundup, new analysis from AncestryDNA reveals that the average Canadian may have over 15,000 living cousins. In other news, Molly Ringwald will appear in a future episode of Who Do You Think You Are?