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Gen-Fed 2017 registration Saturday!

One of genealogy's best offerings It's a big week for genealogical education, with registration opening today at noon for the June courses at the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh and registration scheduled for Saturday for another great opportunity to...

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Reminder: GRIP registration tomorrow

Registration opens at noon EST If you're still wondering what to do to enhance your genealogical education this summer, here's one last reminder -- registration begins tomorrow, Wednesday, February 22, for the June session at the Genealogical Research Institute of...

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Remembering the internees

The stain on American honor February 19, 1942. Seventy-five years ago yesterday. That's when it began. It was 75 years ago yesterday that the United States embarked on an episode that can only be described as shameful. Rounding up and locking up more than 100,000 men,...

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The floodgates open!

Let the transfers begin It's taken a very long time, but the floodgates are now open for transfers into the autosomal DNA database at Family Tree DNA. And for those who have tested at other companies but want the benefits of having good analytical tools while being in...

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O Reverend, where art thou?

Wedding bells in Texas It was 121 years ago tomorrow when they stood before a minister, probably in Bexar County, Texas, and said their “I do”s. On February 19, 1896, Jasper Carlton Robertson was just a couple of months short of his 25th birthday -- he would turn 25...

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