Shannon Combs Bennett


About Shannon Combs Bennett

Shannon Combs-Bennett, owner of T2 Family History, is a speaker and author based out of Virginia. She enjoys teaching about a wide range of topics from DNA to methodology. Currently Shannon is the Creative Director for The In-Depth Genealogist. You can learn more about her at http://about.me/tntfamhist.


New Developments at MyHeritage 1

Last week was a whirlwind of activity for the team at MyHeritage.  Each day has been a new press release about the products and changes happening within the company.  Jennifer Alford was able to sit down and discuss the following items with Aaron Godfrey, VP Marketing. Photo Discoveries: Friday was the launch of a brand new feature – exclusive to MyHeritage – Photo Discoveries™. […]


Book Review:  White Slave Children Trilogy by Richard Hayes Phillips, PhD

This year two more volumes in the Without Indentures series by Richard Hayes Phillips, PhD, published by the Genealogical Publishing Company, were released.  This little know index traces children who were transported to Colonial Maryland and Virginia from Europe and other colonies. Phillips new books add to his first book, Without Indentures: Index to White Slave Children in Colonial Court Records […]


Review: Tracing Your German Roots Online

We all fantasize about researching overseas.  Face it, not only do they have amazing original records, but a lot of the time it is in a scenic setting with great ambiance.  For those of us who must dream away about researching out German ancestors in Germany, boy do I have the book for you.  Break out your fuzzy bunny slippers […]


Mary Tedesco Continues to Shine on Genealogy Roadshow

PBS’s Genealogy Roadshow is off to a bang with its third season. Already we have witnessed tears, laughter, amazement, and best of all, a connection to people who have diverse heritages and ancestries. IDG sat down recently with Co-Host Mary Tedesco to get her point of view on the show and the upcoming season. The opening of season 3 was […]


Review: Citing Genetic Sources for History Research

[Disclaimer: this post contains affiliate links which will result in IDG making a small amount of money, if you click and purchase an item. We do appreciate your purchase to support IDG.] With the genetic genealogy craze in full swing, it was only a matter of time before the source citation expert, Elizabeth Shown Mills, brought us a way to […]