Mark FearerSep 10, 2021
I will not address the politics of immigration here, although there are intersections of Jewish immigration and politics. Instead, I’ll focus on our ancestors’...
Mark FearerAug 05, 2021
Recap: Part 1 discussed why to do a DNA test. Part 2 about how and where to test. Part 3 delved who to test and the two other genealogical DNA […]
Mark FearerJul 08, 2021
Part 1 on my DNA series looked at why to test for genealogy and ethnic estimates. Part 2 explored who the big testing companies are, the best place to start, […]
Mark FearerJun 03, 2021
Hopefully you have read DNA part 1, in which I talked about why to take a test, and ethnic estimates. Let’s start here with some other fundamentals. We are the...
Mark FearerApr 29, 2021
DNA tests — why? how? In DNA part 1, I talked about why to take a test, and ethnicity estimates. Let’s start here with some other fundamentals. We are the […]
Mark FearerApr 01, 2021
I’m going to step away from “documentary” genealogy — which focuses on written records — and talk about DNA or genetic genealogy, which is gaining much...
Mark FearerMar 04, 2021
Hopefully by now, you have spent time gathering existing information, including family stories, starting your pedigree (June 25, 2020), and interviewing relatives (July...
Mark FearerJan 28, 2021
While I have focused on death records in the last three columns due to some personal tragedy, it’s time to look at other evidence of our ancestors’ lives. Death...
Mark FearerJan 07, 2021
I’m not one to talk about my personal life in these columns, but my absence last month was due to helping with the aftermath of losing a second nephew. Readers...
Mark FearerOct 29, 2020
My last column was probably the hardest one to write, talking about my nephew’s tragic death. But it morbidly inspired me to address a few death records: obituaries,...
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