Genealogy News

American Ancestor/NEHGS and the Boston Public Library will present a free virtual event featuring a new book, “The Lost Family: How DNA Testing is Upending Who We Are”. Journalist Libby Copeland will discuss her book and the impact of DNA testing on the American Family.  The event will also include a conversation with Dockser Marcus, a health and science reporter for the Wall Street Journal. Register for this free May 20th, 3:00 p.m. event HERE.

Suggested Readings from Legacy Tree Genealogists
You’re sure to find something of interest in the Legacy Tree Genealogists blog.  A few samples are:
 Finding Humor in Genealogy Documents – (Specifically, Names and Occupations)
 4 Types of Land Records – (A good explanation of Deeds, Land Grants & Patents, Mortgages and Tax Records); Often overlooked, such records can be significant in providing clues to relationships between family members, the location of an ancestor’s farm or house and solve that brick wall issue.
 Connecting the Dots – Genealogical Proof – (When is genealogical proof ‘enough’?)

 

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