It Lives on in My Blood

A friend the other day posted a photo of their trip through the Blue Ridge mountains...I commented that it made me sob, although I didn't know why. I mean, I've been there many times, slept out in those mountains, lived a few hours from there, but I miss it, deep in my bones. Then yesterday … Continue reading It Lives on in My Blood

Link Fixed

I regret the link to "Children of the Tradewater Basin" document was broken for a while but I've fixed it. See that huge chart, and map links here.

Update and Direction: Learning Who You Really Are-Finding Your Roots

As I said in a previous post when I started this blog it was to have a public way to share some common ancestors, family stories and photos with new cousins I've found. Since then my work with genealogy and genetic genealogy has blossomed and grown in several directions. I find myself helping people within … Continue reading Update and Direction: Learning Who You Really Are-Finding Your Roots

Simple Gedmatch Ethnicity Estimate/Admixture (Heritage) Instructions

A word about Ethnicity estimates in general. Being an amateur genetic genealogist I have learned a lot from other helpful people and so must pass on their words here. I have been told to take all of these estimates with a large grain of salt. Some people do not think they are very good, partly … Continue reading Simple Gedmatch Ethnicity Estimate/Admixture (Heritage) Instructions