2014-09-23 Reminder Finding Your Roots on PBS
- Published on Saturday, 20 September 2014 09:18
Finding Your Roots with Louis Gates, Jr. returns to PBS on September 23, 2014.
UK - Ancestry.co.uk September 20-21, 2014 Offering Free Access to UK and Ireland Records
- Published on Saturday, 20 September 2014 08:45
To view these records you will need to register for free with Ancestry.co.uk with your name and email address. Ancestry.co.uk will then send you a user name and password to access the records.
With genetic testing, I gave my parents the gift of divorce
- Published on Monday, 15 September 2014 10:54
An unexpected twist to DNA testing. Link to Vox article by "George Doe", a stem cell and reproductive biologist who had his own DNA tested, and then gave DNA kits to both his parents. His surprise - it seems 23andme found a close relative, closer than anyone had expected.
Thanks to Dick Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter.
- Study Finds Ashkenazi Jews Descend From 350 Individuals
- Ireland - Websites of Interest for Irish Street Directories, Helping Aides and A National List of Teachers 1873-1874
- Scotland - BBC Database on Scottish Men and Women Who Lost Their Lives During WWII
- U.K. - National Archives Catalogue of Surviving Records For Army Officers Who Fought in WW1