by Maria P.P. Root, PhD
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
I am so excited that I found a photo of this woman! This is Eleanor Allen, who married John Frederick Schrepel in 1865. I am their descendant. She was a Mormon Pioneer and part of the Martin Handcart company that walked 1200 miles from Iowa to Salt Lake City Utah and nearly didn't survive! Eleanor's … Continue reading Eleanor Allen Schrepel-From Ireland to the Mormon Promised Land
The formatting would not save correctly so I'm linking to the PDF here: Descendants of Daniel and Eliz Willis. Please email me if you have additions to this list. Thanks! .
Updated 11/2016, see below. Many people have seen the 1850 Crawford County Missouri census with "my" Elizabeth Gibson and her three children (Hannah Parilee, Joseph Kelly and Willa Ann Gibson) living with Demarcus and MaryAnn Blevins Walker, and many have just assumed she was their grown daughter. But we can't make that assumption, especially because … Continue reading The Case for Elizabeth Gibson Being Daughter of Demarcus and MaryAnn Walker
I thought I'd work on this line a bit-especially people I have photos of. I found out through DNA testing of a male relative that while the paternal Crabtree NAME comes from West Yorkshire, England, the DNA is actually Scandinavian-probably Viking, probably from the time after the 900's when the Vikings had a strong presence … Continue reading Up the Crabtree Tree