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On The Missing Links Between Genetic Genealogy And Traditional Genealogy

One of the hobbies that I spend far more time doing than writing about is examining my genetic genealogical relationship to others. Sometimes this means finding out how I am a distant cousin to strangers whose family roots are immensely … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Family Tree Guide To DNA Testing And Genetic Genealogy

The Family Tree Guide To DNA Testing And Genetic Genealogy, by Blaine T. Bettinger The world of genetic genealogy is one that is changing rapidly and has over the past few years and it is hard to imagine that this … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Adoptee’s Guide To DNA Testing

The Adoptee’s Guide To DNA Testing: How To Use Genetic Genealogy To Discover Your Long-Lost Family, by Tamar Weinberg This is a book that is written about an up and coming field in which I happen to be personally involved, … Continue reading

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Proposals For Solving A Brick Wall #1: A Genetic Genealogy Project

I have written before [1] about this particular issue, the most recent brick wall in my own family history. Considering the sort of stories I hear about people who struggle to find their ancestors, I have to admit that I … Continue reading

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Book Review: Writing Family History Made Very Easy

Writing Family History Made Very Easy: A Beginner’s Guide, by Noeline Kyle This book is a bit frustrating to read for a variety of reasons, and there were a couple of things about this book that made it far less … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Genealogist’s Internet

The Genealogist’s Internet, by Peter Christian One thing that bothers me, and this is not so much an issue with the book as with the context in which I found it, is that my library stocks so many books about … Continue reading

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Book Review: Tracing Your Ancestors’ Lives

Tracing Your Ancestors’ Lives: A Guide For Family Historians, by Barbara J. Starmans Authors tend to make assumptions about their audience, and sometimes that assumption doesn’t work out. It is hard to blame the author for this book, at least … Continue reading

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Book Review: Organize Your Genealogy

Organize Your Genealogy: Strategies And Solutions For Every Researcher, by Drew Smith In reading a book like this one I am of two minds, and they tend to work against each other as far as my appreciation of the book … Continue reading

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