Family Tree Update – 20180429

I found out for sure, I am part Chinese. Paper is matching science. I also found out my ancestors were Chinese Jamaicans. And...I found out some of my ancestors were born into slavery but set free. This has been an emotional week for me.

Family Tree Update – 20180305

I received a DNA match from South Africa. Their family has been living there a long time. Hopefully, I will be able to figure out some of the brick walls (which are women) that I have in my tree.

A Letter to Kim Jong-hyun

Jonghyun's situation was one of those worse case scenarios where someone struggling with depression or a mental illness sought help and was ignored by everyone around them. Hopefully, Jonghyun's death will serve as a wake-up call to people who still think chronic depression is "just a phase".

Family Tree Update 20170822

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.