Published by GenealogyAdventures: My first African ancestor discovered

When it comes to African American genealogy, finding an African ancestor seems like a pipe-dream. It’s like winning the lottery jackpot. It’s the holy grail. The idea of it seems so impossible, it brings to mind an image of Don Quixote fighting windmills – well, it does to my literary mind at any rate. Thanks […]

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Published by FamilyTreeGirl Blog: People of Color Genealogy Research, can it be done at the DAR Library?

Who is DAR? It is the National Society of the Daughter’s of the American Revolution, known as DAR. It is a lineage society and membership is open to any female 18 years and older regardless of race, religion or ethic background. Women wanted to be included in expressing their patriotic feelings, since they were not […]

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Published by FamilyTreeGirl:My working practice for my African American genealogy research

Originally posted on Genealogy Adventures:This post is a glimpse into my working practices when it comes to researching black ancestors who were enslaved. On the one hand, it will probably look like Olympic standard mental gymnastics. On the other, I hope it gives a good framework for other African Americans researching their own enslaved…

http://familytreegirl.com/2015/09/04/my-working-practice-for-my-african-american-genealogy-research/

Published by MyRootsMyBlog: Starting her off young

A few weeks ago my 11 year old niece expressed interest to me about taking her DNA, so I was more than willing to purchase an ancestryDNA kit for her once it went on sale :). My niece also told me she wanted to make a nice family tree, we setup a familysearch.org account and […]

https://myrootsmyblog.wordpress.com/2015/07/21/starting-her-off-young/