"Genealogy" Blogs & Blog Posts

iPentimento | Genealogy and HistoryiPentimento | Genealogy and History

Genealogy and History

 
Michael GoreyMichael Gorey

Random thoughts and observations by former regional newspaper editor Michae...

 
AnceStories: The Stories of My AncestorsAnceStories: The Stories of My Ancestors

My personal blog about my genealogical research: my triumphs, my challenges...

 


Posting Frequency on "genealogy"


Percent:  
Distinct:  


Latest Blog Posts



Genealogy services are all about tracing your family's history, so it makes sense for one of these services to identify your genetic history, doesn't it? MyHeritage sure thinks so. It's introducing a $79 MyHeritage DNA kit that offers...

My Family in 1939

By davblog on Feb 17, 2016 in: genealogy

Here in the UK, a census has been taken almost every ten years since 1841. There were a few censuses before that, but before 1841 they only counted people – they didn’t include lists of names. These census records are released 100 years after the...

“Because of big data, genealogy is the most fascinating topic right now. It affects everything in life. It affects family and sex and history and the meaning of relatives and inheritance …” You may have a few more cousins to invite to the h...

You can now browse the wills of famous American figures including Paul Revere, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Alexander Hamilton. First person to calculate how many chamberpots total were owned by the signers of the Declaration of Independence gets my un...

Filed under: Family Money, Personal Finance, Shopping, How to Save Money, Music & Entertainment Getty ImagesColoring is one way to relieve stress. By Jon Lal There's plenty to do in these waning summer days to melt away stress and anxiety. Head...

I was curious today to discover a connection between my great-grandfather’s brother Michael Gorey and the bushranger Robert Burke, who was hanged at the Old Melbourne Gaol on November 29, 1866. They were both arrested by the same policeman! It&...

Mr. Affleck had asked the host of a PBS genealogy program to omit the discovery of a slave-owning ancestor. The plea was exposed by the Sony hacking and WikiLeaks.