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Welcome to my blog. I'll be discussing various topics on the subject of genealogy,
DNA and general family research. I'll also share some stories about research
cases I've been involved with. A list of my blog posts are shown below.
Click a topic that interests you, or scroll through them all.
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January 4, 2023
Yes, it can. Find out what submitting DNA to a
genealogy site can do.
January 16, 2023
There's a clear winner when it comes to geneology kits.
Find out which is best.
January 29th, 2023
Many people still don't know about the power of DNA. Let me
help you understand.
February 2, 2023
An example of how easily DNA
can solve a mystery.
February 13, 2023
Check your DNA matches. Find out who those
high matches are.
February 24, 2023
An unsolved family mystery. Do you know
who Liskey is?
March 3, 2023
A missing person found after 70 years. Read
the full story here.
March 7, 2023
If you're on Ancestry or 23 and Me, upload to
GEDmatch. It's FREE!
March 17, 2023
Yes, it's true. That adoption info you have
might not be real.
March 28, 2023
Simple genealogy information
April 4, 2023
Learn about half relationships, removed
cousins, and more.
April 16, 2023
Test your knowledge of genetic relationships with
my simple online quiz.
May 1, 2023
Making contact may not be easy.
Try these simple tips.
May 16, 2023
Think about how your existence might affect others
June 2, 2023
Understanding relationships from distant generations
can be important.
June 11, 2023
Are you really a descendent of the
family you think are?
June 15, 2023
DNA matches in this range are very important.
Do not ignore them.
July 1, 2023
A story about the importance of thorough investigation
July 10, 2023
Learn how to understand centimorgan numbers and
find your family.
July 28, 2023
Age isn't the only factor involved when figuring out
August 8, 2023
A story about a New York City foundling and the challenges
of DNA research.
August 21, 2023
Find out what genealogical research can reveal about a family's
September 6, 2023
A genealogy tutorial. Can you find the
September 15, 2023
Find out how DNA can solve an eighty year old
paternity court case.
October 1, 2023
DNA confirms a crime occurred almost 100
October 8, 2023
Never underestimate the power of a single
October 20, 2023
Another story involving a single
DNA match discovery.
November 5, 2023
Should you be concerned about privacy on genealogy sites?
November 21, 2023
Use my online calculator to help determine relationships on
your match list.
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