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Genealogy

Use Genealogy Software to Manage Your Family Tree

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.

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Genealogy

AncestryDNA: We Received Your DNA Sample

They received my DNA test. What next? Take their advice: work on my tree.

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Genealogy

AncestryDNA: Let’s Do This!

My AncestryDNA test is here. It’s time to continue the journey.

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Genealogy

Racial Designations Over Time

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.

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Genealogy

Navigating through slave schedules

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.