In case you missed the big RootsTech news this week, here’s the scoop! In October 2019, RootsTech will be hosting a second conference location in London!
October is finally here!!! What could possibly make this month better? Well, it is also happens to be Family History Month! If you have been contemplating starting your family history journey, now is a great time! In honor of Family History Month, I am re-posting a blog I wrote last year for Oklahoma Women Bloggers. As I have learned quite a bit this year, I have added a few updates. Continue reading “Family History Month: October 2016”
DNA is an amazing tool to determine your ancestry and verify or expand your family tree. But that specific genetic mix from one’s ancestry also plays a crucial role in finding matches for those needing life saving bone marrow transplants! Thank you to my dear friend, Elizabeth, for agreeing to share her story!
I was diagnosed with a blood cancer in May 2011, one month before my 36th birthday. As most people say, it was a shock for me to hear I had cancer; it was definitely not the diagnosis I was expecting when my doctor called me.
After several weeks of waiting, dear husband and I received the results of our AncestryDNA tests. There were a few interesting finds, but by in large it revealed what we thought it would.
“The greatest history book ever written is the one hidden in our DNA.” – Dr. Spencer Wells
I have long wanted to test my DNA, and that of my husbands, to see what clues and interesting discoveries we can learn. Continue reading “What’s in the DNA?”