I will be presenting this online session on Monday, 1 November at 1 pm eastern time (download option available for those who can’t attend at that time). More details on our announcement page.
The ability to merge sources (particularly census) into a tree at Ancestry.com is really a nice one. However, one must be careful not to indicate that a source says something it does not. The reasons are pretty obvious–but here’s an example with the names changed. Thomas Smith was born in Harford County, Maryland, on 2 […]
ThruLines at AncestryDNA is meant to be a tool to help analyze matches that have at least a partial family tree attached to their DNA results. The purported tree connecting you to the DNA match may or may not be correct. The white boxes (John G, John M, and Theodore Trautvetter) in the illustration are […]
Ancestry.com’s ThruLines is a means to facilitate working with DNA matches that have trees attached to them. ThruLines then extends the tree in an attempt to show you how you connect with the DNA match. People are only in your ThruLines if they are: a DNA match to you, have a tree attached to their […]
We’ve released the recording and handout for my “Images on FamilySearch” webinar. More details have been posted on our announcement page. The introductory rate will work through 4 October 2021–despite what it says on our announcement page. If you pre-ordered and have not received your materials, contact me at the email address on your receipt.
DNA matches that have no trees or whose submitters fail to respond can be a challenge to those working through their genealogy DNA matches. Sometimes there’s a clue in that username that may help you to determine who that match likely is. These approaches are best done after you’ve worked on matches that you can […]