Genealogy and Ancestry Blog

A List of 100 Royal Last Names

Are you wondering if you have a royal last name? In this article, we'll help you with your genealogy research to find out if you have any royal last names.

Do I Have Royal Blood?

Are you wondering if you have any Royal Blood? In this article, we'll help you with your genealogy research to find out if you have Royal Blood.

Were My Ancestors Pirates?

Are you wondering if you have any pirate ancestors? In this article, we'll help you with your genealogy research to find out if you have any pirate ancestors.

Were My Ancestors Slave Owners?

Are you wondering if you have any slave owning ancestors? In this article, we'll help you with your genealogy research to find out if you have any slave owning ancestors.

Were My Ancestors Slaves?

Are you wondering if your ancestors were slaves? In this article, we'll help you with your genealogy research to find out if your ancestors were slaves.

Were My Ancestors Vikings?

Are you wondering if you have any Viking ancestors? In this article, we'll help you with your genealogy research to find out if you have any Viking ancestors.

British Royal Family Tree and Line of Succession

Are you wondering about the British Royal family tree and the Line of succession? In this article, we'll help you with your research about the British Royal family and the line of succession.

What is Find a Grave?

Are you wondering what Find a Grave is? In this article, we'll help you with your genealogy research and how to use Find a Grave.

What is the Sardinia DNA Region on Ancestry?

Are you wondering if you have Sardinia Region DNA? In this article, we'll help you with your genealogy research to find out more about Sardinia Region DNA.

How to Write a Personal History

Are you wondering if you should write a personal history? In this article, we'll help you with writing you your personal history.

What is an Enumeration District on the Census?

Are you wondering what Enumeration Districts are? In this article, we'll help you with your genealogy research and explain what Enumeration Districts are.

What is the Arabian Peninsula DNA Region on Ancestry?

Are you wondering if you have any ancestors from the Arabian Peninsula Region? In this article, we'll help you with your genealogy research to find out if you are related to the Arabian Peninsula DNA Region.

What is the Bengal DNA Region on Ancestry?

Are you wondering if you have any ancestors from the Bengal DNA Region? In this article, we'll help you with your genealogy research to find out if you are related to the Bengal DNA Region.

What Type of Cousins Are There?

Are you wondering if you have any famous ancestors? In this article, we'll help you with your genealogy research to find out if you are related to any famous people from the past.

How to Use Google Earth for Genealogy

Are you wondering if you have any famous ancestors? In this article, we'll help you with your genealogy research to find out if you are related to any famous people from the past.

What is SideView on AncestryDNA?

You may have heard mention of a new DNA tool coming to AncestryDNA called SideView. It’s been causing quite a stir and is just another indication of the rapidly expanding wealth of knowledge you can glean from your DNA results.

How to Find Out if You Have Famous Ancestors

Are you wondering if you have any famous ancestors? In this article, we'll help you with your genealogy research to find out if you are related to any famous people from the past.

Neolithic DNA on GEDmatch Explained

If you have uploaded your raw DNA data to the GEDmatch site and seen Neolithic DNA in your admixture results, this article will explain what the Neolithic period was and what the Neolithic DNA result means.

What are Archaic DNA Matches on GEDmatch?

If you are uploading raw DNA data to GEDmatch, you may find something called Archaic, or Ancient, DNA. In this article, we explain what Archaic DNA matches are, and how they can be used in genealogy research.