Author Archives: Mike Carroll

Ancestry DNA Sale

Ancestry.com is having a St. Patrick’s Day sale on its DNA test: only $59. The business about St. Pat is a lot of blarney, dontcha know, they’ll say anything to make a buck, but the price is real enough. If … Continue reading

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NYC 1940 Tax Photos

Do you have relatives who lived in New York City in 1940? Would you like to flesh out your picture of them beyond birth/marriage/death dates? If so, you might want to have a look at New York City tax photos. … Continue reading

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Mówisz po polsku?

We have an inquiry from someone new to Sun City. She says “I have some letters from my grandfather that are written in Polish. I was wondering if you could direct me to someone that might be able to interpret … Continue reading

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FamilySearch: restricted access to some images

While using FamilySearch, Darwin found some genealogy records for which there were images, but those images were not available on his home computer. He got a message saying he had to use a computer at a Family History Center. This … Continue reading

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DNA Painter

There’s a newish genetic genealogy website called DNA Painter.  Teri & Art’s DNA SIG is on summer hiatus, but this site seems to be a natural follow-on to the last talk Teri gave on “Visual Phasing.” It automates some of … Continue reading

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