Genealogy News

For genealogists, making new discoveries like winning a game Apr. 13, 2021

Genealogy Products and Services Market to Witness Rapid Growth by 2027 | MyHeritage, Billion Graves, Ancestry.com, Geneanet Apr. 8, 2021

Interested in tracing your Florida ancestors? The History Center is hosting a genealogy talk Apr. 1, 2021

Genealogy research delves into bi-racial history Mar. 26, 2021

Georgia Archives reopens for genealogy research Mar. 26, 2021

Bill creating penalties for unauthorized DNA analysis heads to final Senate panel Mar. 23, 2021

Evanston, Ill., leads the country with first reparations program for Black residents Mar. 22, 2021

Genealogy: Several records available to find, trace a new maternal line Mar. 20, 2021

Make sure these books are in your genealogy library Mar. 16, 2021

Catholic Order Pledges $100 Million to Atone for Slave Labor and Sales Mar. 15, 2021

A search for biological relatives leads an adopted woman to the FBI’s most wanted list Mar. 8, 2021

Genealogy Products and Services Market Market Progresses for Huge Profits by 2026 With Demanding Key Players Like | FAMILYSEARCH, GENEANET, WIKITREE, ANCESTRY Mar. 2, 2021

Cool And Creepy: Genealogy Site Animates Ancestors With Deepfake Technology Feb. 28, 2021

A Teenager Was Bullied. His Ancestors Saved Him. Feb. 26, 2021

Genealogists work to help African Americans break through the 1870 ‘brick wall’ Feb. 26, 2021

How to trace your roots for free Feb. 25, 2021

MyHeritage to be Acquired by Leading Private Equity Firm Francisco Partners Feb. 24, 2021

Virtual Conference to bring numbers for RootsTech 2021 Feb. 22, 2021

Virtual workshop highlights how librarians help with genealogy research Feb. 12, 2021

Ancestry—Working to Bring Black Family Histories Forward Feb. 8, 2021

Valentine’s Day is good occasion to dig into how your ancestors met Feb. 5, 2021

Connecticut author encourages Black families to study their genealogy to find personal stories of tragedy and triumph Feb. 1, 2021

DeKalb History Center hosts family genealogy panel Jan. 29, 2021

The Victims Left Behind by Genetic Genealogy Jan. 27, 2021

Kunta-Kinte–Alex HaleyFoundation, Inc. Announces Genealogy Support Jan. 26, 2021

The best online tools to trace your genealogy from home Jan. 18, 2021

Where will your years of genealogy research end up? Jan. 15, 2021

Missouri Woman Believed to be Last Civil War Widow Dies Jan. 7, 2021

First World War Love Letters Found Jan. 7, 2021

Tampa Bookstore and Museum Teaches That Black History is Diverse Jan. 6, 2021

Dear Abby Dec. 31, 2020

Teen Uses Genealogy to Help Law Enforcement Agencies Dec. 31, 2020

Invaluable Connections: Genealogy… Dec. 28, 2020

Battle Creek Man Wants to Bring Genealogy to Low-Income Families Dec. 13, 2020

More US churches are committing to racism-linked reparations Dec. 13, 2020

Genealogy: Veterans History Project Important Collection for Future Generations Dec. 12, 2020

‘Roots for Kids’ Books Are a Good Way to Spur Interest in Genealogy Dec. 11, 2020

University of Virginia prof. visits enslaved ancestor’s home Dec. 11, 2020

The Road to Reparations Through Black Genealogy Dec. 11, 2020

The untold story of how the Golden State Killer was found: A covert operation and private DNA Dec. 8, 2020

MSU Libraries documents African American legislators in Mississippi with historical, online ‘Against All Odds’ exhibit Dec. 8, 2020

An Extraordinary Year of Milestones in DNA Testing Dec. 7, 2020

Watchdog calls out RCMP for exploring new genetic investigative techniques without privacy disclosures Dec. 6, 2020

A massive new effort to name millions sold into bondage during the transatlantic slave trade Dec. 1, 2020

Prince George’s will use DNA registries to solve cold cases through new DOJ grant Nov. 19, 2020

Forensic genealogy cracks cold cases amid privacy concerns Nov. 15, 2020

THE IMPORTANCE OF SELF-REGULATION IN THE PROBATE GENEALOGY SECTOR Nov. 11, 2020

Don’t play favorites in your genealogy research Oct. 23, 2020

Is Genetic Testing for Genealogy Still a Growth Market? Oct. 23, 2020

Trace Your Family History at the Library Oct. 23, 2020

Why Are Americans Obsessed With Genealogy? Oct. 13, 2020

Descendants of People Enslaved by Virginia’s Governors Are Reframing History Oct. 1, 2020

Your ‘Ethnicity Estimate’ Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Does Oct. 1, 2020

The controversial company using DNA to sketch the faces of criminals Sept. 23, 2020

Record Setting 2200 Attendees at Promega Virtual Symposium Sept. 17, 2020

Get Started on Genealogy Projects Now via AJC Sept. 16, 2020

Privacy Risks of Recreational DNA Testing: States Take Action Sept. 8, 2020

GEDmatch Genealogy Database Breach Sept. 4, 2020

Uptick in African American Family History Research Sept. 3, 2020

RootsTech 2021—Totally Virtual Sept. 1, 2020

The Man Without a Name-Vox on Genetic Genealogy Aug. 19, 2020

Genealogists must find creative ways to continue research Jul. 27, 2020