This overview discusses key record collections for tracing African American ancestry, challenges and strategies for working with enslaved ancestors, and how DNA testing can help connect to African origins.
News, tips, and reviews of relevance and interest to genealogists.
Are you new to DNA testing, just curious, or still on the fence? Perhaps you tested a while ago but need a refresher? Join me in beautiful Yorba Linda for the first Monday evening of the next two months.
Are you a genealogist who resides in California? Yorba Linda Public Library’s eCard is a relatively unknown super convenient gem for genealogists, other researchers, and lifelong learners.
The January launch of my new Hispanic SIG for VGA was moved from January to February. You still have time to register and join us!
Like many cultures, Hispanic countries (we’re including Spain) have traditional naming conventions. Understanding these well will make you much more successful when researching and documenting your ancestors.