Family History

Eureka! I found it!

I've been studying a lot of books on process and methodologies for research lately (namely Professional Genealogy1 by Elizabeth Shown Mills and Mastering Genealogical Proof2 by Thomas Jones). Both books have made me take a critical look at my methods and slow down. I have several "brick wall" ancestors that have bugged me for years.… Continue reading Eureka! I found it!

DNA research, Family History

How I’m using Ancestry’s new Thrulines

When announced their new Thrulines program was going to replace the DNA Circles, I have to admit I was stoked. I never really understood the Circles or what they actually meant to me so I pretty much just skipped over that tool completely. Thrulines replaced that concept with one that, to me at least,… Continue reading How I’m using Ancestry’s new Thrulines