Rules for Identifying Photographs: Create a Timeline

Rules for Identifying Photographs: Create a Timeline

Timelines are great organizational tools for research. They help you place your ancestor in time within historical context. They can also assist with photo identification. Last week I wrote about studying the photo first. Imagine you have several photos of who you think is the same person. Laine Farley has...Read more
What’s Up with My Ethnicity Estimates?

What’s Up with My Ethnicity Estimates?

Ethnicity estimates have made news this year, especially with AncestryDNA’s updates this past fall. But how important are your ethnicity estimates to your research? We asked genetic genealogist Shannon Combs-Bennett this very question. She’s the presenter on the upcoming live webinar, What’s Up With My Ethnicity Estimates? One thing she...Read more