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WDYTYA Vanessa Williams Review
The second season of Who Do You Think You Are (WDYTYA) aired tonight starring Vanessa Williams. It kept me interested and feeling quite emotional as Vanessa learned of her family’s heritage.
Cemetery, Death & Obituary Links
CEMETERY, DEATH AND OBITUARY LINKS
WDYTYA 2 Announced
Who Do You Think You Are, the show sharing family histories to famous people, was a huge hit last year. February 4, 2011, the first show will feature Vanessa Williams. Also revealed this season include Steve Buscemi, Kim Cattrall, Ashley Judd, Tim McGraw, Rosie O’Donnell and Lionel Richie.
MyHeritage.com Introduces Family Memory Game
MyHeritage has announced a Family History Memory Game. This is a game that can be played with the entire family. It can get them excited about their ancestors and descendants; it will give you an opportunity to introduce them to family they may have never heard about. Pictures can even be used!
Conquering the Paper Monster Released
Elyse Doerflinger – author of the popular e-book Conquering The Paper Monster Once and For All - has released a video recording of the Conquering The Paper Monster Lecture. Elyse has presented this lecture at various genealogy societies and has finally recorded it for the entire world to see!
Cite Sources As You Research
Finding our ancestors is more than a hobby to a lot of family researchers. A lot of us take it very seriously and want to trace our families as far back as we can, but at the same time as accurately as we can. Are we citing our sources for ourselves and others as we research?
Year in Review Genealogy Aids
New Years is just a few weeks away and I have been giving thought to things that helped me this past year in doing my research. The following are things that helped me and they might help you as well. This is my year in review on techniques I have used and benefitted from.
African Ancestry, Inc.
African Ancestry, Inc. is an African-American owned company that pioneered DNA-based ancestry tracing for people of African descent in the U.S. Through their proprietary database of over 25,000 indigenous African lineages, they have helped thousands of families discover their roots at 99%!
Family Tree Builder 5.0
MyHeritage.com brings Family History to the Masses with Free Family Builder 5.0. Here is their press release!
Casefile Clues and Google Books
I was waiting on my husband recently during his dental visit. Knowing he would be there a while, I grabbed some issues of Casefile Clues I had not read yet. The issue that caught my attention this morning was Volume 1, Number 26 of January 24, 2010 titled, "A few Searches on Google Books".
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