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What Secrets Are in Your Family Tree?

What Secrets Are in Your Family Tree?

Donna Wakenight January 12, 2018 0

Most families have their dark, little “secrets.” Those scandals that they want to keep hidden from themselves and the rest of the world. Did an ancestor make his fortune from slave labor, did one

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Ancestry and Genealogy

Ancestry and Genealogy

Donna Wakenight January 7, 2018 0

In the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, the word ancestry means “line of descent.” While the word genealogy means “the study of a line of descent.” In other words, you as the genealogist would be using genealogy

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Starting My First Family Tree

Starting My First Family Tree

Donna Wakenight January 4, 2018 1

I became interested in my family heritage at an early age, around ten years old. Way before the internet generation! My mother had told me that she was born in England and that my

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How to Make Genealogy Come to Life!

How to Make Genealogy Come to Life!

Donna Wakenight December 31, 2017 0

As I was searching my family tree the other day, I thought to myself, “Boy, these people don’t seem very interesting.” I had been on my computer for about 6 hours, making steady headway

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About Me and The Genealogy Insider

About Me and The Genealogy Insider

Donna Wakenight December 30, 2017 0

Hello, my name is Donna Wakenight, and I would like to tell you a little about myself and my website. I was born in the ’60’s to an English mother and American father. There

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