Your comments and questions are answered by Ancestry’s own Corporate Genealogist, Crista Cowan.  đź“ş AncestryDNA Communities Update: June 2021 – https://youtu.be/jwFIw2CtgBk đź“ş Ancestry New Features May 2021 – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QpJr1w6g-Kc  đź“ş Ancestry StoryScout June 2020 – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p2gq81k4dmQ  I took some of your comments from the May 2021 Ancestry Updates and presentedContinue Reading

If you are not familiar with the free family history resources at WikiTree.com, 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

AncestryDNA Cousin Matches: Next Steps

Learn how to take the next steps when using AncestryDNA Cousin Matches. This episode picks up where the previous cousin match episode, from a few weeks ago, left off. Now take your DNA cousin matches to the next level in combination with traditional genealogical research. Here we use a realContinue Reading

The last two episodes on Genealogy TV “AncestryDNA Cousin Matches” and “Upload to FindMyPast” had a huge response in viewers.  As such, there were several questions and comments. In this video I answer some of the questions and comments from recent episodes about AncestryDNA.com and FindMyPast.com.Continue Reading

AncestryDNA: Using Cousin Matches for Your Genealogical Research

Learn how to use AncestryDNA Shared Matches to Solve Genealogy Research Questions. This technique is good for any just about research question, but is especially beneficial for those trying to find a missing line in their tree, missing parents, or adoptees seeking their biological families, etc. The best use ofContinue Reading

Ancestry.com’s Covid 19 Survey for AncestryDNA® Members (May 2020)

This “footnotes” episode is an interview with Dr. Eurie Hong, Vice President of Genomics at Ancestry. This video explores how Ancestry is asking it’s DNA customers to answer a survey to help provide DNA data that might help contribute to solving the Covid 19 Pandemic.  With the largest family historyContinue Reading

Ancestry.com: ThruLines Explained (2020)

In this episode I explain exactly how Ancestry.com’s ThruLines works, where it gets its data, and how it can help you with your family history research. Links discussed in this episode… Other Links discussed in this video and THRULINES Videos đź“Ľ Thrulines™ Q&A with Crista Cowan đź“Ľ Ancestry’s ThruLines(TM)  QContinue Reading

Ancestry's New ThruLines on GenealogyTV.org

Learn about Ancestry’s new ThruLines and how to best use them in your family history research. Are the new ThruLines… true lines? Constance Knox, host of Genealogy TV, will review and explain some of the details and what to look out for when using the new application on the Ancestry.comContinue Reading

How to Share AncestryDNA® Test Results (Why Share DNA Test Results)

Learn how to share AncestryDNA test results and why you should share DNA test results with other persons. Have you thought about the legacy of your DNA test results? Watch this video to learn why. *** SHOW NOTES *** For instructions on how to share your AncestryDNA results with anotherContinue Reading