Find a Grave – It’s About Time

Find A Grave. What a site. It landed on the genealogy scene in 1995 when Salt Lake City resident Jim Timpton built a genealogical database with his hobby of visiting celebrity gravestones. Since then, it has grown into a global database for many of the millions of dead from around the world. Members and non-members... Continue Reading →

The Hipster Historian on Ancestry

A few weeks ago I was able to attend Rootstech for the very first time. You can catch up on my posts on my experiences here and here. As part of Rootstech, there was an Expo Hall as well as vendors in and out of the hall. One of the booths that caught my eye... Continue Reading →

The Big DNA Upset — Ancestry’s Change

Earlier this week Ancestry.com broke the genealogy world by introducing a new policy surrounding their DNA tests. This news has caused many a person to express their views concerning the subject, and as any good genealogist would do, I'm jumping into the fray to separate¬†fact from fiction. According to the new policy released by Ancestry... Continue Reading →

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