Beware the DNA, My Son!

’Twas brillig, and the slithy toves Did gyre and gimble in the wabe: All mimsy were the borogoves, And the mome raths outgrabe. “Beware the Jabberwock, my son! The jaws…

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My DNA Test Is Back—Now What?

The test kit comes in the mail! So exciting! You spit and spit and send it off, and wait seemingly forever for the test results. Finally the day comes! The…

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Eyewitness to History!

Is there a better way to learn about history than through the eyes of an ancestor? I haven’t found it. History can often appear as flat facts and irrelevant numbers,…

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Which DNA Kit is Best?

So you want to give Great Aunt Sophia a DNA test for her birthday! That’s a GREAT idea! (Although Aunt Sophia may actually prefer chocolate.) Now the questions begin—What kind…

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Family Trees—To Use Or Not to Use!

QUESTION: When building your family tree on Ancestry.com, do you ignore suggested member trees or do you review them? If you review them, do you ignore siblings of the person…

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