"Genealogy" Blogs & Blog Posts

Michael GoreyMichael Gorey

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

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

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

 


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In April, California investigators arrested Joseph James DeAngelo for some of the crimes committed by the elusive Golden State Killer (GSK), a man who is believed to have raped over 50 women and murdered at least 12 people between 1978 and 1986. Inve...

As more details emerge about the arrest of the man suspected to be the Golden State Killer, it’s clear that one of the most infamous unsolved cases of all time was cracked using a popular free online genealogy database. The site, known as GEDma...

 Apple’s original content ambitions just landed some premiere talent, per The Hollywood Reporter: A drama series focused on a fictional version of the morning TV show world, based on background from CNN media reporter Brian Stelter’s...

If you ever read my (mostly dead) more general blog, you might know that I’m a bit of an amateur genealogist. I’ve been tracing my family for over twenty-five years and I’ve got some branches of it back to the 1700s (actually, I have one branch...

Had a DNA test and the result is Ethnicity Estimate Thousands of years agoEurope 100%Great Britain 37%Ireland 29%Europe West 24%Scandinavia 8%The more recent generations point to Scottish as the major grouping so my maternal side dominates with grand...

Four years ago, the Nooksack in Washington State announced that they were expelling hundreds of members, setting off a bitter debate over tribal identity.

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...