Guest Posts

Searching for Biological Relatives: From DNA Test to Reunion

This is a guest post by Richard Weiss. Richard is the Executive Vice President and Director of Programs at DNAAdoption. He found his birth mother through a traditional search and birth father through a DNA search. He is an experienced genetic genealogist and adoption...

 

Memorial Day 2018: Remembering a Revolutionary War Hero

Memorial Day is a time to remember those who have served our country, particularly through military service during times of war. We were privileged to research and write a...

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Reaching Out to Close Genetic Relatives

This is a guest post by Richard Hill, a DNA testing adviser, blogger, author, and presenter. After becoming the first adoptee to identify his own biological family through genetic...

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5 Tips for an Adoption-Related Search

This is a guest post by Brianne Kirkpatrick, MS, LCGC, genetic counselor, blogger, writer, and consultant. Through her private practice, Watershed DNA, Brianne offers support and professional guidance to...

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Guest Post: Researching Women Suffragists

This is a guest post by Gena Philibert-Ortega. Gena is the author of hundreds of articles published in genealogy newsletters and magazines including FGS Forum, APG Quarterly, Internet Genealogy,...

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Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow: Will my family archives survive when I am gone?

This is a guest post by Joy Shiver. Joy is the owner of JustaJoy.com Family Heirloom Exchange, a surname searchable, bulletin board style website antique dealers use to reach...

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African American Genealogy Research: Four important elements

In honor of Black History Month, Carolyn Tolman of our recommended research partner, Legacy Tree Genealogists, has written this guest post on African American research.  Many of us face challenges...

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Christmas Traditions Around the World

This is a guest post by Carolyn Tolman, a project manager at Legacy Tree Genealogists, the recommended research partner of MyHeritage. Legacy Tree Genealogists has been providing full-service genealogical research...

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Children Can’t be Born Before Their Parents: A common-sense guide for genealogical beginners

This is a guest post by Jennifer Mendelsohn. A freelance journalist for more than 20 years, Jennifer Mendelsohn’s work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post,...

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How To Host a Remarkable Family Reunion

This is a guest post by Janet Hovorka, author of Zap the Grandma Gap and workbooks about engaging youth with family history. Janet writes The Chart Chick and the...

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Shaping Europe: 5 important events

This is a guest post by Andrew Koch, an editor and content producer for FamilyTreeMagazine.com. In addition to the print and digital versions of Family Tree Magazine, he and...

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Developing a DNA Testing Plan

This is a guest post by Paul Woodbury, a Senior Researcher for our research partners, Legacy Tree Genealogists. The worldwide genealogy research firm has extensive expertise in combining genetic genealogy...

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Family Memories from Down Under

This is a guest post by Shauna Hicks. She is a professional genealogist, former archivist, and librarian who has been researching her own family history since 1977. Shauna worked in government...

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