The DNA testing continues! Thus far I have done the autosomal DNA testing through AncestryDNA for myself, my husband, my parents and my 94 year old grandmother. The results have been fascinating and interesting. As the family history researcher I love when the DNA confirms things in the tree. DNA doesn’t lie and helps to sort out interesting puzzles. It also brings you many other questions in some lines. I hope to connect more tests from the immediate family to our tree as there are many lines that are still holding a lot of mysteries.
It’s s simple test, just spit into a vial, activate your test and drop it in the mail..then wait anxiously for several weeks!
We have a big problem in Nebraska with our old pioneer cemeteries. Farming continues to encroach on abandoned cemeteries and when those cemeteries are on private property farmers will often destroy the cemeteries. Our cemeteries are protected under state laws, however, only about half of the cemeteries were on the state registry in 2017. An…
If you have collected someone else’s research from the 1990’s or before you have an idea of what a daunting task it is to take all of that written work, files, photocopies, notes, etc. and try to digitize and bring to a new life on the internet and the computer.