Dna For Genealogy
Welcome to the Ford Family Genealogy Trails or Down the Rabbit Hole! I hope to share with you genealogy discoveries from the Ford family, but also from the Johnsons, the Cobbeys, the McFaddens, the Earls, the Gillettes and more. Currently I am working on the Morris side of the family, in preparation for July trip […]
Jesus knows first hand the generosity of God. Everything starts from God caring and His generosity. Jesus has been with God from the beginning. Jesus knows that God is a loving Father. Jesus knows God’s very nature because Jesus shares that nature. Jesus is God’s son. God’s DNA is in Jesus. When we ask for […]
Ancestry.com gave my husband a list of his 50 top matches of DNA from their database. For each match they found, I could click on a button that would reveal any matches that my husband shared with that match. Some of his matches didn’t share any other match with him. Sometimes a couple of their […]
The Rapid City Police Department has solved its first cold case using forensic genealogy testing. The 1968 murder of Gwen Miller remained a mystery for years, but new information has brought the family closure. Recently conducted new DNA analysis and with the help of forensic genealogy, investigators were able to narrow it down to a […]
With the help of the victims’ family and friends, DNA testing, genetic genealogy, and a librarian interested in missing person cases, New Hampshire officials announced Thursday that they finally have answers that eluded them for years. The first barrel was spotted in November 1985. It was lying on its side behind a spindly cluster of […]
2019 FOXCROFT LECTURE, SLV, – ‘UNSEEN ART OF THE FIRST FLEET’ BY Louise Anemaat, the Executive Director of the State Library of NSW The 2019, Foxcroft Lecture at the State Library of Victoria, was presented by Louise Anemaat of the Library of New South Wales. The topic covered was the discovery of a new […]
Sometimes you just have to do something just because it’s fun. That’s the website learnforeverlearn at this link, a free tool created by B. F. Lyon visualizations that allows you to view your family tree or pedigree chart in very novel ways. Here’s what greets you. The “About This” link at the very top of […]
Last week, I received another email offering me an ancestry.com package for only $59. The email said it is a perfect gift for Father’s Day. Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love (2019); proves that knowledge of one’s ancestry is not always the gift you were expecting. Dani’s family is made up of Orthodox […]
It seems everyone is sending off DNA to be tested these days. They want to know more about themselves and their heritage. DNA testing can help answer a lot of questions but it can also leave you with a lot of questions. Basically, DNA is a part of every cell’s structure and acts as the […]
Summer is here and MyHeritage DNA is celebrating: The sale price is only $59 US Free shipping on 2+ kits The sale ends on 30 June 2019. Click on the above image for more information.
If you’ve been reading the news, you probably heard about the infamous serial killer known as the Golden State Killer that has finally been caught after 44 years of blood, sweat, and tears from the California police. The Golden State Killer raped more than 60 women, murdered more than 10 people, and committed 100 burglaries […]
New technology has helped Anne Arundel County Police identify a body found in a trash can in 1985 as Roger Kelso, a Glen Burnie High School graduate.
We resist enclosure. Deer roam forests. Vines colonize abandoned Coliseums. A human being held in solitary confinement will self-harm, scream, plead, kick doors, smear feces on their cell walls, and refuse food if there exists even the promise of seeing the sun for fifteen minutes of their day. There are many words in English for […]
By: Kathrine C. Aydelott, MLIS, PhD People have many motivations for investigating whether they have Native American ancestry. Some people simply want to pursue the joys and frustrations of genealogical work. Some want to determine whether their family stories are true; others may be interested in seeking tribal membership. Regardless of the reason, the process […]