Month: September 2021

Webinar on Getting Most from FamilySearch

Getting the Most from FamilySearch 7:30 pm. central 28 Sept 2021 (note date/time change). Attend live (handout included) or pre-order recording and handout–registration information below. The FamilySearch site contains images of records from around the world—most available right from your internet connection. This presentation will focus on the actual records that are on FamilySearch and the finding aids that […]


Relationships, DNA Problem Solving and Marrying Within the Group

AncestryDNA recently released a significant update in matches to individual tests. It was time for me to review my matches–just not all of them. One reason I had a DNA test done was to try and make some connections to my Irish immigrant ancestors, Samuel and Annie (Murphy) Neill. These Irish immigrants married in New […]


Is It Worth It?

Curiosity killed the cat, as they say. Genealogical curiosity can kill your budget and bank account. An earlier post discussed Soundex cards to Baltimore passenger lists in the 19th century. The cards located were for several members of my family. I’ve seen the actual passenger lists for this family so locating the cards for me […]