Listen and Learn from your Elders

Let me tell you something. You can spend hours and hours pouring over census documents, birth records, death records, marriage records, baptisms, burials and more to retrieve the most basic of information about your ancestors. You’ll learn their birth years, how big their families were, what they did for a living, where they lived and …

Continue reading Listen and Learn from your Elders

Ancestry DNA Adoption Mystery (Crazy Story!)

I've uncovered a lot of insane facts about our family since I began my genealogy journey a little over five years ago. I've found out information that the dead would rather have remained buried with them. I've discovered shameful family secrets and evidence of illegal crimes. I've uncovered drama of all sorts, and read through …

Continue reading Ancestry DNA Adoption Mystery (Crazy Story!)