Genealogy Explained: "Do Siblings Have the Same DNA?" Graphic
Mark Orwig is the writer of the Genealogy Explained website, and he has created a neat graphic to explain the answer to the question posed in "Do Siblings Have the Same DNA?" I encourage all of my readers to read the entire article because the science is interesting and the "deck of cards" example is familiar to most of us. The graphic is: Pictures are always better than many words, and this graphic shows why siblings (assuming they aren't identical twins) may not have the same ethnicity…
This Clever Google Search Tactic Will Help You Find Your Ancestors on Any Genealogy Website
Have you ever been on a genealogy website, trying to find a specific detail about your ancestor, when you discovered that the search functionality was too limited to turn up the information you need? Here's a simple solution you don't want to miss.
Commonly used Family Tree Abbreviations - Family Tree Resources
Family tree abbreviations are shortened versions of words or phrases, and are utilised because they are easier to use, especially on a family tree when space can be at a premium. You are sure to find many family tree abbreviations in transcripts of parish registers, census returns, other transcripts, indexes and genealogy books as you