DNA

New Genealogy TV – Footnotes Series: What is Forensic Genealogy?

We think of genealogy in terms of researching our family history. In fact, it is a specialized investigative science used extensively in legal areas such real estate, criminal investigations, repatriation of military remains, natural resources, mineral rights, and more. In the latest Genealogy TV – Footnotes Series Connie Knox interviews Christine Cochran on how forensic genealogy is defined, its application, and the tools used (hint: DNA evidence is just one

Forensic Genealogy – Mountain Genealogists Society

The world is opening up to all the ways in which genealogy can benefit our society from criminal investigations to repatriation of American soldiers. Come learn the various forms forensic genealogy takes and the evolution of its application

DNA and Its Impact on Professional Genealogy – Mountain Resource Center

DNA is all the rage these days. How has it impacted professional genealogists and what can it do for you?

Image Courtesy of the Denver Public Library - Western History and Genealogy Department - Digital Collections Catalogue, Call Number: CHS.J3368, photograph, glass negative, Creator: William Henry Jackson, 1843-1942, : Accession number: 86.200.3473, History Colorado, William Henry Jackson Collection, Contributors: Detroit Photographic Co., Identifier: 10596C; 86.200.3473, Filename: 20103368.TIF, CONTENTdm number: 9511, (https://digital.denverlibrary.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/p15330coll21/id/9511/rec/1).

What’s A Professional Genealogist?

Professional Genealogy, while not a new area, is sometimes an unknown entity to the general public. Here are a few considerations to ponder about hiring a consultant.

Image Courtesy of the Denver Public Library - Western History and Genealogy Department - Digital Collections Catalogue; Call Number: X-1143, Photographer: Ron Neely, Georgetown Society, Image File: ZZR710001143, CONTENTdm number: 79126, Title supplied by cataloger.; R7100011434, (https://digital.denverlibrary.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/p15330coll22/id/79126/rec/1).

How We Proceed

Genealogical research is a new adventure for many. You may have questions like: How do we start? What happens next? or What should I expect? Here’s how we proceed.