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

The Case for Elizabeth Gibson Being Daughter of Demarcus and MaryAnn Walker

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