Chromosome Map 1/11/2014


My DNA connections have really been clicking recently and I’ve been wanting to pull all the information together into a chromosome map, like the ones CeCe Moore creates.  I had been tracking everything in a spreadsheet, but that didn’t give me the at-a-glance visual that I wanted.  But now, Kitty Cooper has created a tool […]

Family Finder DNA Match – Alexander/Davidson


It has been awhile since I’ve done anything with my DNA matches, so I decided to go hunting for low-hanging fruit.  I started by looking for people who match both me and my mom, since that cuts list of potential surnames to sort through in half.  Then I focused my efforts on people who have […]

23 and Me – My first thoughts


I received my 23 and Me DNA results a few days ago and I wanted to get some of my thoughts on “paper.” First of all,  I didn’t realize when I ordered the kit that it included health as well as genetic results.  I found out about the health component, but wasn’t really interested.  Then, […]

Weekly Updates for 2010-08-04


Great #genealogy resource! Gordon County GA obituaries online. # RT @JireneGen: “Write as you have never written before.” The Coming Genealogical Dark Ages. Good #genealogy article. # RT @vrc84: Doing in #genealogy in GA or surrounding states? Follow the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Sun. column # RT @GenealoGee: A Review of Family Tree DNA’s […]

Weekly Updates for 2010-06-30


Reading “Tribe moves to implement DNA testing for new applicants to Cherokee rolls” #genealogy # Created an @footnote page for Samuel Mackie. #genealogy # Reading: Southern California Genealogical Society’s 2010 Jamboree: The Conclusion||good #genealogy conference tips! # Blog post: Using @Evernote for #Genealogy # Cleaning up problems in my #genealogy database. […]

Weekly Updates for 2010-02-17


RT @LisaCooke: Had a blast talking with Lisa Kudrow about WDYTYA! Listen to the exclusive interview on Valentine’s Day. Podcast episode 81. # The death certificates I ordered in November FINALLY came yesterday. # Updated old blog post – SNGF – Most Recent Unknown Ancestor – with newly found information. # Very nice! RT @InnerCompass: […]

Weekly Updates for 2009-11-25

Interesting news. . .DearMYRTLE’s Genealogy Blog: DAR: Online databases now available # RT @footnote: Check out our new Native American Collection. Explore unique documents and share Native American heritage. # Ditto. RT @rjseaver: highlighted the 84th Carnival of Gen., and Jasia, our carnival goddess, in Thanks, Jasia! # RT @23andMe: Blog Post- […]