Category Archives: Genealogy

New Historical Records Added in in the Second Half of November 2019 – MyHeritage December 4, 2019

Over 1,600 words, but I cut out a lot, plus the first section includes links to searches. I saw this on MyHeritage – New Historical Records Added in in the Second Half of November 2019: https://blog.myheritage.com/2019/12/new-records-added-in-the-second-half-of-november/ by Talya December 4, … Continue reading

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MyHeritage Reveals: Boris Johnson Is Related to the New EU President – MyHeritage December 3, 2019

This post is not designed to be political or turn into a political discussion and I turned off Comments for this post to avoid problems.  I realize there are strong opinions, on both sides, about Boris Johnson, Brexit, and the … Continue reading

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Heritage Tourism: Create a Personalized Travel Experience – FamilySearch December 2, 2019

This has become a hot topic if one can afford to do it. Saw it on FamilySearch earlier today – Heritage Tourism: Create a Personalized Travel Experience – FamilySearch December 2, 2019: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/heritage-tourism/. December 2, 2019  – by  Sunny Morton Heritage … Continue reading

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Fort Larned Historical Site, Fort Larned – Kansas Tuesdays December 3, 2019

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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A Guide to Tracing American Indian & Alaska Native Ancestry — Access Genealogy

This is a pdf of the Department of Interior’s “Guide to tracing American Indian & Alaska Native Ancestry.” via A Guide to Tracing American Indian & Alaska Native Ancestry — Access Genealogy.

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DNA Upload to MyHeritage Reveals Father and 3 Half-Sisters – December 2, 2019

I saw this on MyHeritage this afternoon – DNA Upload to MyHeritage Reveals Father and 3 Half-Sisters: https://blog.myheritage.com/2019/12/dna-upload-reveals-father-and-half-sisters/. A point I always make is to DNA test or upload to other sites. Some of my cousins have only DNA tested at … Continue reading

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6 famous descendants of Robert the Bruce – FindMyPast November 28, 2019

I missed this the other day on FindMyPast – 6 famous descendants of Robert the Bruce – FindMyPast November 28, 2019: https://www.findmypast.com/blog/discoveries/robert-the-bruce-descendants. I won’t spoil the surprise of the 6 descendants by naming them. Niall Cullen 28 November 2019 From presidents … Continue reading

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#HolidayHeritage Challenge Week #2 – MyHeritage December 1, 2019

I saw this earlier today on MyHeritage – #HolidayHeritage Challenge Week #2 – MyHeritage December 1, 2019: https://blog.myheritage.com/2019/12/holidayheritage-challenge-week-2/. Some great entries. The winner from last week is announced in the link. Any entrant has the potential to win the Grand … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 2 December 2019

I saw this today on FamilySearch – New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 2 December 2019: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-2-december-2019/ New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 2 December 2019 FamilySearch.org added over 8 million new, free, historical records from WWII Draft Registration Cards (1940-1947) and Lincolnshire, England, Parish Registers (1538-1990). … Continue reading

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Jaketown Site and Museum, Belzoni – Mississippi Mondays December 2, 2019

I focused on Belzoni, Mississippi for this week’s Mississippi Mondays post – Jaketown Site and Museum: https://www.belzonims.com/jaketownfaqs.pdf (PDF). Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jaketown_Site. I looked for Jaketown Site, Jaketown Museum, and Jaketown Mounds. Official website: http://trails.mdah.ms.gov/mmt/jaketown/index.html (closest I could come to an official … Continue reading

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