This post is directed to Members of JGST. Several members have made inquiries regarding attending the IAJGS Conference August 2018 in Warsaw. Members have asked if JGST might consider organizing either a tour post or pre Conference. In addition, members have asked about hotel accommodations for the Conference. To date […]
Lara Diamond is a very accomplished genealogist who has a very successful blog. Lara covers in detail the methodologies that she has employed to track the geographic movements of her family who, for the most part, were from the Ukraine. She also gives a lot of tips on using DNA […]
Those who attended the 37th IAJGS Conference in Orlando last week and attended the banquet had the experience of hearing Henry Louis Gates, Jr. who treated us to the premiere of the coming attraction for the new season of Finding Your Roots which begins on October 3 on your local […]
Eli Ari Applebaum was born in Poland. Jay Houpt, his great-great-great-grandson, compiled his family tree on a simple spreadsheet. Contained within the spreadsheet is a tree that includes almost 500 of Applebaum’s descendants and a smorgasbord of family names. Every year brings new names to the familial stew. Applebaum’s descendants […]
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Alice Collins Plebuch thought she would take a DNA test for “fun” and was amazed what she found out. The test showed this Irish American Catholic woman that she was half European Jewish, Middle Eastern and Eastern European. While she asked Ancestry if they were wrong-they weren’t the results changed […]