Published by DNA-eXplained: Visiting Mom at Family Tree DNA

Mom swabbed for me, several times in fact.  She wasn’t terribly interested in DOING genealogy, but she was quite interested in the outcome of the process, and she loved to go along with me on our “larks,” as she would call them, where we would go and find our family land, or house…or something interesting…like […]

http://dna-explained.com/2015/12/17/visiting-mom-at-family-tree-dna/

Published by LegacyFamilyTree: Boots on the Ground Research: And the Walls Came Tumbling Down

Guest blogger Eric Stroschein was recently in Stockholm, Sweden connecting with relatives and researching his ancestry. This is the fourth in a series of articles from his visit to the old country. You can read hist first article here. It is no secret that I much prefer being in an archive researching, more than sitting…

http://news.legacyfamilytree.com/legacy_news/2015/10/sweden-archives.html

Published by Genealogy’s Star: Showing Alternative Relationships – Does your program show these relationships?

There are a huge variety of familial relationships in the world. This is not new development. I have written about this issue a few times, especially about kinship systems and other types of relationships. For example, in many countries, there is a strong tradition of godparents. These people assume some of the responsibilities for the…

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