Category Archives: Genealogy

Finding Family After All Hope Is Lost – MyHeritage September 15, 2019

I noticed this on MyHeritage today – Finding Family After All Hope Is Lost – September 15, 2019: https://blog.myheritage.com/2019/09/finding-family-after-all-hope-is-lost/. Patrick Tarin from Amarillo, Texas was raised by his paternal aunt and uncle. His father died in a car accident when … Continue reading

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Francois Brunelle – Doppelgänger Photographer September 15, 2019

Bit of background before I delve into the Doppelgänger Photographer. What is a Doppelgänger? There are several spellings of the word. In English, it’s often doppelganger. At the end of the post, I include some of my experiences with the … Continue reading

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The Missing Piece (Documentary) – YouTube Video MyHeritage

I mentioned this documentary a few days ago – Korean Sisters Find ‘The Missing Piece’ in MyHeritage’s New Documentary Film – September 10, 2019. It’s now live on YouTube – The Missing Piece (Documentary) – YouTube Video MyHeritage: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iVDArJvtelk (about … Continue reading

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1,000 Webinars: History, Bloopers, Inside the Tech, and what’s next – September 13, 2019

Congratulations to Legacy Family Tree/FamilyTreeWebinars.com – 1,000 Webinars: History, Bloopers, Inside the Tech, and what’s next – September 13, 2019: https://news.legacyfamilytree.com/legacy_news/2019/09/1000webinars.html as it approaches its 1,000th webinar. One thousand ways to find your ancestors. One thousand answers to “what should … Continue reading

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Discovering Your African American Heritage – FamilySearch September 13, 2019

I saw this on FamilySearch – Discovering Your African American Heritage – FamilySearch September 13, 2019: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/african-american-heritage/. “In all of us there is a hunger, marrow-deep, to know our heritage—to know who we are and where we have come from.” … Continue reading

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Encourage Authors, Bloggers, and Vloggers to Include Social Media Links September 13, 2019

If you are a blogger, vlogger, and author, I strongly encourage you to include links to other your other social media accounts. For example, My Social Media Links which are also included on my About page: https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/about/. I included YouTube, … Continue reading

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Peer into the dramatic past of the REAL Downton Abbey – FindMyPast September 13, 2019

I found this on FindMyPast – Peer into the dramatic past of the REAL Downton Abbey: https://www.findmypast.com/blog/history/real-downton-abbey. Highclere Castle, where Downton Abbey is set, has a history just as eventful as the popular period drama. Have you ever wondered if … Continue reading

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African American Genealogy – FamilySearch September 11, 2019

I noticed this on FamilySearch recently – African American Genealogy: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/african-american-family-history/.   –snip– “No matter your background, knowing your roots plays an important role in shaping your identity,” said Nkoyo Iyama, in her 2017 RootsTech address. She continued, “African Americans … Continue reading

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Connecting with Your Biological Family through DNA Testing – September 09, 2019

I saw this yesterday on FamilySearch – Connecting with Your Biological Family through DNA Testing – September 09, 2019: https://media.familysearch.org/connecting-with-your-biological-family-through-dna-testing/. Summary Adoptees and others with unknown parentage can use DNA testing to find and connect with their biological families or … Continue reading

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FindMyPast Fridays September 13, 2019

I noticed this yesterday on FindMyPast –New additions from Ireland, Derbyshire, Berkshire and Sri Lanka: : https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new/berkshire-derbyshire-irish-records. Is your ancestor hidden in our latest releases? Here’s what’s new to the site this Findmypast Friday.   Berkshire Marriages Index   Over … Continue reading

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