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Genealogy's Star · 1d ago

Genealogy in the Court Room: State of Hawai'i v. Kuhia

This particular lawsuit involves a problem that I encounter regularly but in this case the issues have been carried to an extreme. Genealogists occasionally get "carried away" in pursuing an...
Genealogy's Star · 2d ago

My Legacy of Refugees

Names (left to right). First row: Ove Oveson, George Jarvis, Ann Prior Jarvis, Sidney Tanner. Second row: Mayflower pilgrims Richard Warren, Francis Cooke, John Cooke; Rebecca Hill Pettit, E...
Genealogy's Star · 2d ago

4 Million Views for Genealogy's Star

Every so often I pass another milestone. Sometime in the next 24 hours or so, this blog wi...
Genealogy's Star · 3d ago

Photo Discoveries on MyHeritage.com

This email from MyHeritage.com points out the new Photo Discoveries feature of the website. The Photo Discoveries are included in Instant Discoveries link on the menu bar.If you click on a Photo Discovery option, you will get a selection of 10 photos...
Genealogy's Star · 4d ago

Discovering Important Church Records at the Family History Library and the BYU Family History Library -- Part Three

The BYU Family History Library as a Resource for Church RecordsChurch records can be some ...
Genealogy's Star · 5d ago

Discovering Important Church Records at the Family History Library and the BYU Family History Library -- Part Two

The key to discovering church records in the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Uta...
Genealogy's Star · 6d ago

My DNA: What have we learned so far?

Some time ago, I ordered a DNA Test from MyHeritage.com. In the middle of the RootsTech 20...
Genealogy's Star · 6d ago

MyHeritage Appoints Dr. Yaniv Erlich as Chief Science Officer

MyHeritage intends to remain at the cutting edge of technology as evidenced by the followi...
Genealogy's Star · 1w ago

Goodbye Until Next Year: RootsTech 2017

I was there at RootsTech 2017. It is sad that I hardly had time to talk to everyone. RootsTech is a great place to see old friends and make new ones. I was so busy presenting at The Family History Guide booth that I had to make a real effort to "make...
Genealogy's Star · 1w ago

Consistency Checker added to MyHeritage online family trees

This past week at #RootsTech 2017, I had an opportunity to view the new Tree Checker or Co...