Monthly Archives: October 2014

News from the Board for Certification of Genealogists

Originally posted on Planting the Seeds:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 17 October 2014 BOARD FOR CERTIFICATION OF GENEALOGISTS DISCUSSES CERTIFICATION, WELCOMES JEANNE LARZALERE BLOOM, CG, AS NEW PRESIDENT Genealogists seeking board certification will have a clearer idea of portfolio requirements following…

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Anderson Cooper traces his family’s roots through the Deep South

After airing his story with Finding Your Roots, CNN is doing a Journey Home, I just watched all episodes. Also watch the interview with Dr. Gates, they found more regarding the Boykins. Enjoy!

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Monique talks about breaking down the walls

Monique and I have something in common. Our ancestors hail from the same county, Jefferson County, Virginia, and as of June 20, 1863, West Virginia. Hers were enslaved and my were free, at least two of the known families. We … Continue reading

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Ancestry Destroys Irreplaceable DNA Database

I just don’t understand why this happened! DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy In spite of petitions and letters and pleas, from their customers, from the genealogy community and from the leaders in genetic genealogy, Ancestry did exactly what they said they … Continue reading

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