Saturday Night Genealogy Fun – yDNA from a Maternal Line

Ward Johnson Genealogy

Randy Seaver’s challenge this week is to: Find a living male person in your database from your maternal grandfather’s patrilineal line who could take a Y-DNA test. Answer these questions: 1) What was your mother’s father’s name? 2) What is your mother’s father’s patrilineal line? That is, his father’s father’s father’s … back to the […]

Sunday Morning Genealogy Fun: The Ancestors GeneaMeme

I’m a day late for this week’s Saturday Night Genealogy Fun mission from Randy Seaver at Genea-Musings. Your mission, should you decide to accept it is to: 1) Participate in the Ancestors GeneaMeme created by Jill Ball on the Geniaus blog. 2) Write your own blog post, or add your response as a comment to […]

Where I’m From

Randy Seaver has new SNGF challenge posted and it’s a good one! Hey there, Genea-Nauts — It’s Saturday Night, and time for more Genealogy Fun!! Your mission, should you decide to accept it, is to: 1) Write a poem about “Where I’m From” using the template found at the website http://www.swva.net/fred1st/wif.htm 2) Tell us about […]

16 Great-Greats and a Heritage Pie: Saturday Night Genealogy Fun

Great-Great-Grandparents Birthplaces

Randy Seaver of Genea-Musings has come up with another great challenge for this week’s Saturday Night Genealogy Fun: Your mission tonight, should you decide to accept it, is to: 1) List your 16 great-great-grandparents with their birth, death and marriage data (dates and places). [Hint – you might use an Ancestral Name List from your […]

Top 7 Things On My Genea-Bucket List

Randy Seaver has come up with a great challenge for this week’s Saturday Night Genealogy Fun: Your mission, should you decide to accept it, is to: Knowing that a “Bucket List” is a wish list of things to do before death: 1) What is on your Genealogy Bucket List? What research locations do you want […]

And then there were 16

Randy Seaver’s Saturday Night Genealogy Fun Assignment is to list one’s 16 great-great-grandparents, include their dominant ancestry and to calculate one’s own dominant ancestry. My spin on this is to look back an additional four generations from the ggg’s in order to identify their ancestry.  Many, many of my ancestors were already on these shores […]