Genographic Project

Speaking of genetics and genealogy, I caved a bought one of those DNA tests from National Geographic for their Genographic Project. I find the tracking on ancestors and evolution via DNA very interesting. It turns out that I am part of the Haplogroup R1a which are believed to have been nomadic … [Read more...]

Welcome

I've moved my "weblog" posts into this area because this allows me more control over everything. Watch this site for the latest info on my major surnames, genealogy news, genetic genealogy, and all kinds of other genealogy-related stuff. I promise to keep it updated and fresh. Feel free to … [Read more...]

Family Tree Online

I've published my basic family tree/ancestors using phpGedView again. Hopefully, they fixed the problem with the last version that I had. Cross our fingers. I only exported my direct ancestral line because I didn't want the file to be too big so it caused any issues. We'll see how it goes for … [Read more...]

Irish Descendants

There is a cool story over at MSNBC stating that a lot of Irish men descend from one Irish king from the 5th century. It's similar to Genghis Kahn and his 16 million descendants. DUBLIN, Ireland - Scientists in Ireland may have found the country’s most fertile male, with more than 3 million men … [Read more...]