I had the honour of being a speaker at this year’s Jamboree – the annual conference of the Southern California Genealogy Society in Burbank California. In addition to speaking, I had a booth in the Exhibit Hall. Ahead of the genealogy conference was the Genetic Genealogy Conference. I arrived at the hotel on Thursday, June 8th. Thanks to flight delays, […]
Although I am far from being a DNA expert, I jumped on the DNA bandwagon and submitted to a DNA test with Living DNA*. Having ancestry that is, at least on paper, 100% English, I was particularly interested to see what their regional analysis would reveal. I am sharing my experiences to encourage others to look at their own DNA […]
Our host, Valerie Eichler Lair chats with the founders of CanGen Summit, Christine Woodcock and Kathryn Lake Hogan. They discuss why CanGen Summit was started, getting into the archives and more. To follow the conversation on CanGen, search #CanGenSummit2017, you can also follow them on Facebook. Grab your favorite cuppa, sit back and enjoy.
Dog Days of Summer ~ Did Your Ancestor Own Pets? Pets. They have always been a part of my family and from what I have discovered, a part of the lives of many of my ancestors. Many of the photos I have found on both sides of my family tree contain the family pet. Dogs, cats, and farm animals have […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 30, 2017 | Utica, OH Email Terri O’Connell for contact details, photos, and an author bio. IDG Introduces their Newest Venture: IDG ACADEMY The In-Depth Genealogist is pleased to announce the launch of the IDG Academy (http://www.idgacademy.com) in September 2017. The IDG Academy will be an online learning experience to expand skills in Genealogy. Classes will […]
GeneaChat: Corn as High as an Elephant’s Eye – What Did Your Ancestor Grow? – Recap. What are Y’all Saying? This month we’ve been talking about our ancestors who were in the agricultural business or maybe grew food and had animals on the family farm. We talked about how important the agricultural census records are for locating information on what […]