Okay, my fellow RootsTechers and Rootstechettes, you asked for it 🙂 For three days back in February I listened to the complaints that there is not enough German data in the reference pool and was I almost "forced" to take a DNA test. Well, not forced.. I was all in for this kind of experiment. Always … Continue reading Ha! I’m Irish!
Sitting in the train home at 6.45am and seeing THIS email message!! Great, now I have to fight the urge of clicking the "see my results" button. But I will NOT do this on the train. I want to have time, peace and quiet to go through it. 🙂
For a couple of years now I am desperately searching for my mother's East Prussian ancestors. There were various diverse reasons for me not really getting into my maternal line that intensively. One reason was EAST PRUSSIA. Right in my early days of genealogy I came across this group of East Prussia researchers who really … Continue reading Mysteries of phonetics
Genealogy is a bit like building a puzzle. Or like a scavenger hunt. On your way you find here a piece and there a hint. And very often you research in parallel. At least that's what I am doing quite often. I have this notion then that a certain person somehow belongs into my family … Continue reading This one document
It was November 29, 2016 when I saw a message in my email box named "RootsTech 2017 Contest Winner" from Renee's Genealogy Blog. I couldn't believe my eyes when I saw that I won a full pass for RootsTech 2017! Renee is one of the RootsTech Ambassadors who received tickets to give away and I … Continue reading My first RootsTech experience