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Three "23 and Me" DNA sampling kits

For Nosha, femme_makita, cw, yes.

Happy weekend my friends!

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DNA Testing and Ancestry

In this modern age, science is lending a helping hand to genealogical research. Sites like 23andme, Family Tree DNA, and Ancestry.com offer a service to people who can pay for it—DNA testing. While the...

Gramps Telling Stories - Estes Park, Colorado by Greg Younger, on Flickr. CC Image, Some rights reserved 0

Verbal Family Histories

All the advice for people starting to research their family history says to go and ask family members what they know. I was lucky that my grandparents provided me with a lot of information...

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Using FamilySearch.org

FamilySearch.org is a website owned by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, or the Mormons as they are widely known. The Mormons have been undertaking large genealogy transcription projects for many years...

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The Importance of Family

As a professional writer, I typically work from home.  Writing is a very solitary profession, and I find that, unless I am interviewing someone for a book or article, or visiting a specific location...

We found out about this magical library from my Wallpaper City Guide for Stockholm. There's something beautiful about piles and piles of books and my inner compulsive sorter took great satisfaction in knowing that they were all perfectly categorized and laid out.

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The Allure of Libraries

With so much focus in genealogy on internet searches, it is important to remember that libraries can be very helpful in your search for ancestry. Some libraries are set up specifically for genealogy while...

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The Genealogy of Adoptees

I am the only biological child in my family, but my parents adopted five children once I was in college. Whenever I think about genealogy, I think about them. Of course, they are an...

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