NEW TODAY! Ancestry has several new mobile app updates to both their family tree app and the AncestryDNA app as well as two new widgets called Events and Discovery.  Some updates and widgets have already been released, some are coming soon.  Continue Reading

Your comments and questions are answered by Ancestry’s own Corporate Genealogist, Crista Cowan.  📺 AncestryDNA Communities Update: June 2021 – 📺 Ancestry New Features May 2021 –  📺 Ancestry StoryScout June 2020 –  I took some of your comments from the May 2021 Ancestry Updates and presentedContinue Reading

Ancestry has just updated their regional Communities in the DNA Regions for your Ethnicity Estimates.  In this episode, we are getting the inside scoop from Ancestry’s superstar and corporate genealogist Crista Cowen. Ancestry now has 1400 DNA regions around the world.  Learn what new regions were create that your DNAContinue Reading

NEW! – I’m pleased to announce (at the audience requests) that the handouts associated with the free Genealogy TV videos on YouTube are now available HERE. FREE downloadable handouts and an eBook are also available at the link above. All handouts are searchable, categorized, and sorted by year of publicationContinue Reading

If you are not familiar with the free family history resources at, you should be.  WikiTree is a website made for all genealogists to explore their family history, contribute to family preservation, and where you can add your family tree to the world collaborative tree at WikiTree.  Several greatContinue Reading

NEW! Learn how and why you should download your raw DNA from Ancestry. If you want to break down brick walls, DNA can help. If you are not finding good DNA cousins to help your family history research, consider transferring your DNA to other genealogy services (often for free) likeContinue Reading

Get free photo repair at MyHeritage with their new Photo Repair, Enhance, Colorize, and Animate features.  While some of these features came out a few months back, they have added their new Repair feature that helps remove cracks and some blemishes from your family photos.   In this episode I showContinue Reading