Ten Steps to Finding Your Ancestors

Ten Steps to Finding Your Ancestors

Family genealogy research is something many struggle with, but for millions they don’t know anything about their ancestors.

This is a real shame, because our ancestors make us who we are.  Today, ancestry research has become a lot easier with the widespread availability of new technologies including:

  • online ancestry / family tree platforms
  • genealogy search engines, and
  • ancestry DNA tests.

Hundreds of years may pass or even decades, but that doesn’t mean to say we should forget about our forefathers – we should take the time to get to know them.

But how?

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Five Steps to Verifying Online Genealogy Sources

Five Steps to Verifying Online Genealogy Sources

Learning about your family genealogy can be a powerful lesson in life.

Most people want to know who they are and where they come from; this is why genealogy a much sought after tool.

But when you have the ability to learn deeply about your personal family history and read their stories, it can change the way you motivate and think about yourself.

There are dozens of great genealogy resources available online today.

However, when you’re using online genealogy services, how sure can you be? How can you verify what you learn?

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Using DNA Genealogy To Identify New Ancestors

DNA Genealogy Identify Your Ancestors

Did you know that your DNA can be used to identify your ancestors?

From Genetics to Genealogy

DNA genealogy uses traditional genealogy plus the latest genetic test data to understand and match you to new relatives and ancestors.

Genealogical DNA testing can mathematically determine the level of genetic relationship between two individuals.

DNA is deoxyribonucleic acid, and is the information code of life. DNA is passed down from generation to generation, forever connecting relatives to one another – even if you don’t know who you are. Continue reading “Using DNA Genealogy To Identify New Ancestors” »