Monthly Archives: January 2018

Review – DNA Painter

Tech Tuesday By Don Taylor Last fall, Blaine Bettinger mentioned in his Facebook group, “Genetic Genealogy Tips & Techniques” an introduction video was available on YouTube for DNA Painter. I respect Blaine’s opinions, so I knew that I wanted to … Continue reading

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Don’t give up communicating with that match

DNA – Roberts In 2016, my number 3 match In Family Finder (Family Tree DNA) was a 2nd to a 4th cousin with whom I shared 100cM of DNA. We shared a couple big chunks on Chromosome 3; there was … Continue reading

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DNA – Glennis Paternity Project Part 11

Another GEDMatch Match By Don Taylor Recently, I returned to looking at the matches for my half-sister Glennis to see what might be new. One of the nice features of GEDMatch is that when you look at a match you … Continue reading

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DNA – Glennis’ Paternal Search – Part 10

Following Morgan/Morgan (Nathan & John) By Don Taylor My half-sister Glennis is a DNA match on Ancestry.Com with several individuals who have common ancestors with Francis and Fannie (McGregor) Morgan. In the search to determine Glennis’ biological father, I am … Continue reading

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Oil City Opera House – 15 March 1920 – “Chin Chin”

Donna Montran and “Chin Chin” play at the Oil City Opera House in Oil City, Pennsylvania on 15 March 1920 We know that “Chin-Chin” played at the Franklin Opera House in Franklin, PA, on March 12th.  Certainly, the troupe played … Continue reading

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Donna Darling Collection – Part 21

Treasure Chest Thursday By Don Taylor The Burns Theatre, Colorado Springs, CO For Treasure Chest Thursday, I looked at three clippings from the Donna Darling Collection which mention The Burns Theater. I love it when there are handwritten notes with … Continue reading

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Ancestor Bio – Malinda Evans (1829-1903)

Roberts/Barnes/Lister/Evans Line By Don Taylor I hate using circumstantial evidence to determine parents, but sometimes there are no documents that identify a person’s parents. The best you can do is explain why your circumstantial evidence seems sufficient. I have tried … Continue reading

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