Articles

Author Digs Deeply in Kentucky Clay

Belgian Migrations: Walloons Arrived Early in America

The Bewitching Family Tree of Elizabeth Montgomery

“Black Dutch” as 19th Century Slur

Book Cautions Legal Issues of Oral History

The British-American Roots of John Astin

Chopping a Branch Off Lizzie Borden’s Family Tree

Church Records: Genealogical Clues

Colonial Love & Marriage

Confessions of a Colonial Midwife

The Deep Southern Roots of Stella Stevens

Did Your Ancestor Sign the Declaration of Independence?

DNA Does Not Lie: An Interview with Dr. Kasia Bryc of 23andMe

The Dutch-American Roots of Joan Van Ark

The Dutch Touch Upon America

Ebenezer Tinney’s Curious Tombstone Inscription

Eva Longoria: The Roots of a Desperate Housewife

Finding Mayflower Families

A Finger Pointed: Tennessean Denied 1815 Paternity Claim

The Family Tree of Katherine Helmond

The Family Tree of Roseanne Barr

The Family Tree of Morgan Fairchild

The Genogram Journey: Reconnecting with Your Family

The Golden Globe Winning Genealogist

Has Your Royal Bloodline Been Proven?

How to Get the Most from Family Pictures

An Interview with Dan Bucatinsky of Who Do You Think You Are?

An Interview with Kenyatta Berry of Genealogy Roadshow

The Irish-American Roots of William Frawley (“Fred Mertz”)

Is Your Family Tree Accurate?

Jon Entine’s Latest Book Asks, “Who’s a Jew?”

A Look at Tori Spelling’s Family Tree

Looking Beyond Will Abstracts

“Lost” Texas Death Certificates

Mary Boleyn’s Carey Children: Offspring of Henry VIII? 

Migration Patterns of Our Scottish Ancestors

Model Stephanie Adams’s Odyssey into Her Origins

On the Oregon Trail…

Reality TV Contestant Hopes DNA Test Reveals Father

Roots Rebooted: New Version Uses Real Names—to an Extent

Seventeenth Century Quaker Sought Redress by Undressing

Some English Surnames Reveal Ancestral Residence

Surnames Sound a Challenge for Researchers

Swedish Research: A Case Study

The Tennessee Branches of Joan Crawford’s Family Tree

A Texas Oil Dynasty: The Family Tree of Cullen Davis

Tracing Patriot Ancestors

The Use and Abuse of the Coat-of-Arms and Crest

Victoria Principal’s Roots in the Peach State

Vintage True-Crime Magazines are Useful to Genealogists

Was Your Ancestor Courteous—Or, Did He Just Wear Short Stockings?

Watch Out for Fake Family Trees

Weaselhead, Devil, and Drunkard: Surnames Originating as Insults

The Welsh: Surnames and Migrations

The Witchcraft Trial of Mary Perkins Bradbury

What is an Inquisition post mortem?