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

Naming Conventions

Sometimes in doing genealogy research it helps to know what you're looking for in a family line. Names, and the patterns in naming for one. In some societies there were rather strict rules as to how one named one's children. Some of these were drastically different than what you find in America today. Knowing about … Continue reading Naming Conventions