Monthly Archive: January 2016

My mom and her young neighbor, Jane, had the same pediatrician 65 years apart!

Yes, you read that headline correctly. This blog entry doesn’t reflect serious genealogical research but it’s a wonderful story nonetheless. In 2005, my brother and I moved our mother from the east coast to Texas. At the time, Mom was…
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Slave Name Roll Project: Releasing the Names of More Slaves from My Ancestors

Recently I participated in the Slave Name Roll Project as found at Blogger Schalene Dagutis encouraged those of us with ancestors who had owned slaves to publish the names of the slaves we find in documents, wills, correspondence, family Bibles,…
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DNA Testing My Paternal Uncle Uncovered a Number of New Jones Family Ancestors— And I Don’t Know Who They Are.

Oh, the can of worms that a DNA test can open…. Recently, I had a paternal uncle who has the surname of Jones Y-67 marker DNA tested with FamilyTreeDNA. Looking at his results, I saw that he had two “cousins”…
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