Category Archives: Genealogy

Gunfighters Wax Museum – Kansas Tuesdays June 28, 2022

As I continue my westward trek across Kansas this week, I started moving south as I zigzag through the state. I saw Wakeeney in Trego County and went looking for what’s to see or do in the area. I came … Continue reading

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I Found My Mother After More Than 22 Years of Searching – MyHeritage June 27, 2022

I saw this recently on MyHeritage – I Found My Mother After More Than 22 Years of Searching: https://blog.myheritage.com/2022/06/i-found-my-mother-after-more-than-22-years-of-searching/ Longer article. By India June 27, 2022 MyHeritage user Isabelle Guilbert, 48, of southern France, spent many years trying to find … Continue reading

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Scientists Are Mapping the DNA of Every Living Thing in the British Isles – MyHeritage June 27, 2022

I saw this recently on MyHeritage – Scientists Are Mapping the DNA of Every Living Thing in the British Isles: https://blog.myheritage.com/2022/06/scientists-are-mapping-the-dna-of-every-living-thing-in-the-british-isles/ Longer article. By India June 27, 2022 The completion of the Human Genome Project in 2003 was a watershed … Continue reading

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Activities to Do with Family of All Ages This Summer – FamilySearch June 17, 2022

I saw this on FamilySearch recently – Activities to Do with Family of All Ages This Summer: https://www.familysearch.org/en/blog/family-summer-activities/ Longer article. I included the topics below. By  Ana Elena Reina Corella June 17, 2022 Summer is here! During this time of year, … Continue reading

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Week 26: Identity — I Seek Dead People

I am one of more than 27 million Americans who claim “English” identity. As the following charts from Ancestry illustrate, only a smattering of my DNA is identified with any place other than the British Isles – and most of … Continue reading

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FamilySearch Updates from 2021 – FamilySearch June 17, 2022

I saw this on FamilySearch recently – FamilySearch Updates from 2021: https://www.familysearch.org/en/blog/familysearch-updates-from-2021/ . Longer article. I included the topics below. By  FamilySearch June 17, 2022 FamilySearch is always working on updates and improvements to our online experience, in order to help … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of June 21, 2022

I saw this on FamilySearch today – New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of June 21, 2022: https://www.familysearch.org/en/blog/new-records-21-june-2022/. Over 500 words, but scroll through the list to see if something interests you. On FamilySearch this week (21 June, 2022), … Continue reading

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Say Hey to Our 2022 Interns – DNA Saturdays June 25, 2022

I saw this recently on 23andMe – Say Hey to Our 2022 Interns: https://blog.23andme.com/news/inside-23andme/2022-interns/ Longer article. June 23, 2022 By 23andMe under Inside 23andMe It’s summer again, which means 23andMe has a new class of interns. Although the pandemic put a brief pause on … Continue reading

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Mitochondrial Eve Gets a Great-Granddaughter: African Mitochondrial Haplogroup L7 Discovered – Genetic Genealogy

Such wonderful news today! Mitochondrial Eve Gets a Great-Granddaughter: African Mitochondrial Haplogroup L7 Discovered

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – June 24, 2022

I checked recently and saw new updates – Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – June 24, 2022: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates after June 16, 2022. I try to check every day or two since they can … Continue reading

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