Aunt Ancestor Still Leading me on Genealogy Journey

On this annual day of Epiphany, it is also the birth of my most cheriished ancestor. Today, Jan. 6, 2022, would have been my Paternal Aunt Beverly Ann Wead Blackburn Jones’ 85th birthday. She transitioned in 1973 at the age of 36. I was 15 years old. It was the first family death that left anContinue reading “Aunt Ancestor Still Leading me on Genealogy Journey”

HoHo Helpful hints for family tree

It’s Freebie Friday! For many of us, it is a challenge to learn of our grandparents and their parents. Think about the challenge of locating 10 generations of grandparents, or stated another way, your great, great, great, great, great, great, great, great grandparents! While the Good Genes Genealogy cousins are only halfway there with ourContinue reading “HoHo Helpful hints for family tree”

#40 My DNA results updates: Diversity+

My DNA results were recently updated by ancestry.com. After a decade, I love receiving the additional research. In summary, I’m related to a diverse population: Updated September 2021 https://www.ancestry.com/dna/origins/9DBE5BC7-21AB-45AB-BA2F-0B23BF88E3B3?o_iid=90600&o_lid=90600&o_sch=Web%20Property

#23 Who do you think you are?

Ultimately, who are we? Based on our twisted and tangled family histories, African Americans and Afro Caribbeans are the ones whose ancestors were sold and traded to satisfy enslavers’ mortgages and other sales. We want to get answers to this question about ‘who are we?’ as we remove bricks and tree forests to answer ourContinue reading “#23 Who do you think you are?”