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The Ancestry Insider · 6M ago

A Fond Farewell

Dear friends, I’m afraid the time has come for the Ancestry Insider to say goodbye. Over ten years ago I put virtual pen to virtual paper. Now it is time to put it down. I wonder if a couple...
The Ancestry Insider · 6M ago

The Science Behind AncestryDNA -- #NGS2017GEN

Julie Granka, of AncestryDNA, spoke about “Understanding the Science Behind Your DNA Results” at the 2017 National Genealogical Society Conference last week. I’m hardly qualified to report ...
The Ancestry Insider · 6M ago

FamilySearch: A Global Experience at #NGS2017GEN

The 2017 National Genealogical Society conference wrapped up last Saturday, and after a couple of articles, so will I. Diane Loosely of FamilySearch spoke at the FamilySearch luncheon. Her t...
The Ancestry Insider · 6M ago

Darned Page Order

Tracy Reinhart is a long-time researcher who remembers way back when accessing the census meant scrolling through microfilm. Long ago she discovered her Braford ancestors’ family in Cannon, ...
The Ancestry Insider · 6M ago

NGS Announces Tom Jones Documentation Book at #NGS2017GEN

Today marks the opening of the 2017 National Genealogical Society Conference. At the conference NGS is announcing Mastering Genealogical Documentation by Thomas W. Jones. Tom is considered o...
The Ancestry Insider · 6M ago

Free Exhibit Hall at #NGS2017GEN

The 2017 National Genealogical Society conference started today (10 May 2017) in Raleigh, North Carolina. The exhibit hall is free, so even if you don’t register for classes, come see mini-c...
The Ancestry Insider · 6M ago

Review: Unofficial Ancestry.com Workbook

Somehow I missed the release of the Unofficial Guide to Ancestry.com by Nancy Hendrickson. When I reviewed Unofficial Guide to FamilySearch.org, I became a big fan of Family Tree Book's unof...
The Ancestry Insider · 6M ago

Darned Record: No Father -- Just Growed

We depend upon records to reveal the “truth” about the past. Yet sometimes records have anomalies. Some are amusing or humorous. Some are interesting or weird. Some are peculiar or suspiciou...
The Ancestry Insider · 6M ago

Dear #NGS2017GEN Attendees

For those headed off to the 2017 National Genealogical Society Conference, in Raleigh, North Carolina, from 10‒13 May 2017, I have two items: syllabus and conference app. I attended a geneal...
The Ancestry Insider · 6M ago

NGS Live Streaming – #NGS2017GEN

If you can’t make it to the 2017 National Genealogical Society Conference, all is not lost. NGS is offering select sessions via live streaming or for three-month’s later viewing. You can pur...