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Genea-Musings: Genealogy Explained: "Do Siblings Have the Same DNA?" Graphic

Mark Orwig is the writer of the Genealogy Explained website, and he has created a neat graphic to explain the answer to the question posed in "Do Siblings Have the Same DNA?" I encourage all of my readers to read the entire article because the science is interesting and the "deck of cards" example is familiar to most of us. The graphic is: Pictures are always better than many words, and this graphic shows why siblings (assuming they aren't identical twins) may not have the same ethnicity…

What do you or your family have in your hands that will further your genealogical research? During my nine years of blogging, I've told ...

It turns out that some of the most valuable resources for researching family history are already in our possession or in the hands of family! For which I'm thankful. During my nine years of blogging, I've told stories of using all sorts of everyday records and artifacts to identify ancestors, understand relationships, locate cousins, and fill out my family tree with more than just names and dates. Here's a checklist to use as a starting point for thinking creatively about resources you or…

A checklist for sources searched pg 2 of 2 - original author unknown

When researching an ancestor, it's easy to remember to search the census and look for birth/marriage/death certificates. Sometimes, searching the big-name database companies will produce a few hits from smaller record sources, such as draft registrations and the like. But there are MANY genealogy sources that aren't online and can be easily overlooked.

As you conduct family history research, you are sure to discover many family tree abbreviations in transcripts of Parish Registers, other transcripts, indexes and genealogy books

Family tree abbreviations are shortened versions of words or phrases, and can be easier to use, especially on a family tree when space can be limited. You are sure to find many family tree abbreviations in transcripts of parish registers, census returns, other transcripts, indexes and genealogy books as you conduct family history research. These

How Older People Benefit From Knowing Their Genealogy | WeHaveKids

This article presumes that the research will produce knowledge of at least three generations past. How can this affect the well-being of older people? Probably in more ways than expected. Consider learning about your genealogy today!

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Scots-Irish Migration to America - Adams Family DNA

Many thousands of Scots-Irish came prior to 1776, with large-scale immigration starting in 1718. This article focuses on the pre-1776 Scots-Irish Migration.