I strive to make my family tree as accurate as possible. I was shocked that both Family Tree Maker and RootsMagic do not handle source citations, by default, according to standard. You can make it work, but it takes work and knowledge.
A progress update on the my family tree. I'm making progress, but I still have tons of research and sourcing to do.
I received my DNA test results. While I understand the ethnicity test is not accurate, I made adjustments that probably accurately reflect my results. Overall, I'm pleased with the results.
An update on what's coming up on the channel. I danced in the rain! I should receive my AncestryDNA test results soon. I have a message for my potential new relatives. Reclaiming my life back one day at a time.
A surprising amount of people are innocently taking a DNA test to find out their ethnicity. Instead, they discover family secrets. My family is no exception.
I've reduced the time working on new leads on my family tree and focused on fixing glitches in my tree. Ancestry has been very buggy lately.
They received my DNA test. What next? Take their advice: work on my tree.
My AncestryDNA test is here. It's time to continue the journey.
Looking at how racial designations change over time, one can clearly see how people of color were still being segregated long after slavery was abolished. Use caution when adding potential ancestors to your family tree.
One of the most frustrating aspects of working on my family tree is trying to navigate through slave schedules. The reminder how humans were treated as property is chilling.