Category - Family History

Are We All Royalty? Mathematics Seems to Prove It

Are you descended from royalty? Most genealogists would love to discover this. It is something that sounds prestigious and gives you bragging rights in genealogical circles. The thing is, mathematics...

Genealogy and the Mormon Church

Family, history, heritage, roots, and ancestry are topics important to those of us who have delved into genealogical research. We want to know to whom we're related, along with the traditions and...

Tartans: The Key to Clans

Click here to learn about the history of tartans and identify clans from around the world; the tartans are unique to their clans and organizations.

Creating New Genealogists: The Secret

As genealogists, we want our children and grandchildren to be as interested in it as we are, so they will preserve, protect, and continue the work we’ve done. But, how do we instill this interest in...

How Did They End Up There?

Have you ever considered why your ancestors lived where they did? People have been moving throughout human history, but there has usually been a reason. Learning the reason will reveal a lot of new...

The Genealogy of Blue People

Have you ever heard of the blue people of Kentucky? They were real, and they really were blue, thanks to a recessive genetic condition. Here's their story.

What is a Third Cousin Twice Removed?

Why Has My Third Cousin Been Removed Twice? Most of the time family relationships are simple. We know our father and mother, our brothers and sisters, aunts, uncles, grandparents, and so forth. But...