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Genealogy's Star · 17h ago

Unique Genealogical Highlights of the Brigham Young University Family History Library -- Part Four

Microfilm rolls stored in cabinets at the BYU Family History LibraryDespite the constant worldwide movement to digitize documents and particularly genealogically relevant documents, there is still a huge amount of information preserved only in microf...
Genealogy's Star · 1d ago

Unique Genealogical Highlights of the Brigham Young University Family History Library -- Part Three

BYU Family History Library Microfilm CabinetsWith the huge collections of digitized records going online and all the huge repositories around the world, it would be difficult to claim uniqueness for any record. But the reality of genealogical records...
Genealogy's Star · 2d ago

On DNA, History and Definitions

Genealogical DNA testing as it is administered today provides reports such as the ones I r...
Genealogy's Star · 4d ago

On Burying the Skeletons in your Genealogical Closet

The British Museum crystal skull.We all have a skeleton or two (or more) in our genealogical closets. What do we do with them? First of all, history is history. A quote from Michael Crichton...
Genealogy's Star · 5d ago

DNA Update: Ancestry.com Results Are In.

Well, according to Ancestry.com, my connection to India and my Jewish Heritage both disappear and now I am Spanish. I have to believe that some of the conclusions from Ancestry are in the ma...
Genealogy's Star · 5d ago

Restricted Records -- A Word to the Wise

This is going to be short note. While doing a microfilm search on the Brigham Young Univer...
Genealogy's Star · 6d ago

Why we may be wrong in our approach to genealogical research

https://daily.jstor.org/have-humans-been-in-the-americas-longer-than-we-thought/An article from the JSTOR Daily website entitled "Have Humans Been in the Americas Longer Than We Thought?" ma...
Genealogy's Star · 1W ago

MyHeritage introduces the Collection Catalog

One of the things that has been "missing," in a sense, from MyHeritage.com is the ability ...
Genealogy's Star · 1W ago

Genealogy and Premium Features: The Family Nexus

http://mailchi.mp/9e2c144cef3f/aw9rajply6?e=b86c63a459One of the most interesting recently developed programs or "apps" for genealogy is The Family Nexus.The Family Nexus is following what has now become a standard program development model. A progra...
Genealogy's Star · 1W ago

Bowing Out

http://www.ancestryinsider.org/2017/05/a-fond-farewell.htmlAnother one of the pillars of t...