This is a great overview of the new application called We’re Related. I believe I will build the same type of spreadsheet as Russ Worthington shows on his blog. I question a couple of the connections as well. But most of them are right on point and well researched. It is fun and great entertainment, but also more research has to be done if it is a line you have not researched. Enjoy Russ’s tips.
Facebook is on fire about this new Ancestry.com APP, We’re Related. Lots of Genealogist and Bloggers are “talking” about it on that social media platform.
Since I have seen another website, with similar features, I had to jump in and see what it was all about. I would put is in the category of “cousin bait” or a very “Bright Shiny Object” (BSO).
My GeneaBlogger friend, Randy Seaver, has a number of blog posts on this topic:
- Ancestry Announces the We’re Related Mobile App – Post 1
- Ancestry’s We’re Related Mobile App – My Top Cousin Is …
- Fact-Checking My WJB Clinton Relationship – WRONG!
- More We’re Related Mobile App Cousin Relationships
In watching his blog posts, I found a number of common people showing up on my list as well.
From my experience with the other BSO, I thought I would check into some of the folks…
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