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Hound on the Hunt Weekly Post

When you’re the keeper of the family photo collection you have a responsibility to keep it the best way you can.

Using Tools To Preserve Family Photos

When you’re the keeper of the family photo collection you have a responsibility to keep it the best way you can.

StoryScout is included in your Ancestry DNA purchases, and that’s not only good news for people testing their DNA, but it might be good news for the seasoned genealogist or genetic genealogis…

Ancestry Launches StoryScout™

StoryScout is included in your Ancestry DNA purchases, and that’s not only good news for people testing their DNA, but it might be good news for the seasoned genealogist or genetic genealogis…

Last week I watched a webinar on Legacy Family Tree Webinars that threw everything I had planned to do out the window. The webinar was,”What are the Odds? An online tool that can help solve D…

WATO At DNA Painter

Last week I watched a webinar on Legacy Family Tree Webinars that threw everything I had planned to do out the window. The webinar was,”What are the Odds? An online tool that can help solve D…

What have you been doing during these weeks…. months of Covid-19 seclusion? Genealogy? Genetic Genealogy? Photo organizing? I’ve been doing all of the above, but there are always more t…

Art Journal

What have you been doing during these weeks…. months of Covid-19 seclusion? Genealogy? Genetic Genealogy? Photo organizing? I’ve been doing all of the above, but there are always more t…

As the world begins the stages of the “new normal” and we slowly get back to interacting with people it’s made me wonder about how my family handled things during the Spanish Flu.…

Did My Family Not Hug Because of the Spanish Flu?

As the world begins the stages of the “new normal” and we slowly get back to interacting with people it’s made me wonder about how my family handled things during the Spanish Flu.…

It’s time again for our monthly draw for something DNA and this time it's a MyHeritage DNA kit and a few other goodies compliments of Shop the Hound. Testing your DNA with MyHeritage provides you with two types of results: An Ethnicity Estimate and DNA Matches.  Enter, and you could win this prize valued at over $110 Canadian if you enter before May 28th at 11:45 PM CDT #HoundontheHunt #DNA #MyHeritage #cousins

DNA Angel Project – May Edition

It’s time again for our monthly draw for something DNA and why not a DNA kit from MyHeritage compliments of Shop the Hound. Testing your DNA with MyHeritage provides you with two types of res…

A few weeks ago, it was DNA Day, and because I was #StayingIn, I thought I should try doing something different. I work with my DNA every day, and what I usually do, is either work on my Beaton/Bat…

Playing With My DNA

A few weeks ago, it was DNA Day, and because I was #StayingIn, I thought I should try doing something different. I work with my DNA every day, and what I usually do, is either work on my Beaton/Bat…

See creation notes below Whenever I hear of a way to help with the problems associated with Alzheimer’s or memory loss, I’m all over it. But funny enough, when I read the article from V…

Photo Reminiscing Therapy

See creation notes below Whenever I hear of a way to help with the problems associated with Alzheimer’s or memory loss, I’m all over it. But funny enough, when I read the article from V…

Last year at a FOREVER conference I met a lady that impressed me and I took her advice to heart. At the time of the conference, I had already committed to a lot of things, including going to RootsT…

My Three Rules

Last year at a FOREVER conference I met a lady that impressed me and I took her advice to heart. At the time of the conference, I had already committed to a lot of things, including going to RootsT…

If you follow me on Facebook (and I hope you do) then you might have seen this announcement from Ancestry. (shown HERE). Ancestry announced this week that they will now offer the educational progra…

Ancestry FREE At Home Education

If you follow me on Facebook (and I hope you do) then you might have seen this announcement from Ancestry. (shown HERE). Ancestry announced this week that they will now offer the educational progra…

As the Family History Hound, I receive offers from various vendors that I think you'd love. So today I'm happy to share an exclusive offer for Family History Hound followers: 50% off the ultimate subscription to MyHeritage, valid through 3/31/2020.  Click the photo to learn more. #MyHeritage #ColorMyWorld #Colorize #Genealogy #DNA

Hound on the Hunt

Don't Bark Up The Wrong Tree

I just arrived home yesterday after driving from Arizona. Last Thursday, my father had a stroke, and now I’m in the process of self-isolating so I can visit him. So it seems like the perfect …

#HowToKeepPeopleHome and What I’m Going To Do

I just arrived home yesterday after driving from Arizona. Last Thursday, my father had a stroke, and now I’m in the process of self-isolating so I can visit him. So it seems like the perfect …

March 8th is International Women’s Day, and I was wondering. How much do you know about the females in your family tree? A recent survey from Ancestry revealed that Canadians find female historic…

This International Women’s Day

. March 8th is International Women’s Day, and I was wondering. How much do you know about the females in your family tree? A recent survey from Ancestry revealed that Canadians find female historic…

Learn how you can colorize your Black & White photos with the new tool from #MyHeritage. #HoundontheHunt #Colorit

Add A Bit Of Color With MyHeritage

A couple of days ago, I got an email from MyHeritage telling me they’d added a new feature to their site. Now you can colorize your black and white photos with just a click of a button. I did…

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The Paul Fronczak Story Updated I think I first hear about the Paul Fronczak story on 20/20 back in 2013 and then again when I went on a DNA cruise ...

Genealogy

In a recent blog, I told you that I’d decided to do a Genealogy Rewind of sorts. When I started doing genealogy about 20 years ago, I read nearly everything I could get my hands on, and I hav…

Genealogy Rewind First Step

In a recent blog, I told you that I’d decided to do a Genealogy Rewind of sorts. When I started doing genealogy about 20 years ago, I read nearly everything I could get my hands on, and I hav…

I'm not sure I should admit this, but when I started doing my family history, I didn't know much about history.  History was just not a favorite subject when I was growing up.  In school, I took the course and memorized the dates, and that's as far as it went.  Click to read more.

My Family in WWI

I’m not sure I should admit this, but when I started doing my family history, I didn’t know much about history. History was just not a favorite subject when I was growing up. In school,…

20 More Questions About Your Ancestors and Maybe A Few About You

October is Family History Month and I thought we’d continue with 20 more questions about your ancestors and even a few about you. If you recall it was just over one year ago we asked the firs…

20 Questions About Your Ancestors? – Hound on the Hunt

20 Questions About Your Ancestors?

Often you see lists that people copy and paste into their Facebook feed where there is a list of questions to answer and you share them with your friends. So I wondered what questions could we have…

Even More Questions About Your Ancestors and Maybe A Few About You – Hound on the Hunt

Even More Questions About Your Ancestors and Maybe A Few About You

It’s been over two years since we asked the first 20 questions about your ancestors. Which you can find HERE. Then in 2018, we asked 20 more questions and a few about you that you can find HE…

Why Is Collaboration So Important? - Hound on the Hunt

Why Is Collaboration So Important?

I’m a firm believer in collaboration and I’ve blogged about this on several occasions. Making an effort to connect with cousins is a way that you can extend your tree and find out what …

How do you started your Family History? Do you even want to do it right now? What can you do to set yourself up for success?

Ask Lots of Questions

How do you get started doing family history? If you read any books or take a course on the subject they will all tell you to start with yourself and then work backward. If you’re like I was…

Tell Their Story - Today; November 7th 2018 marks the 100th Anniversary of Jesse Vincent's death. I'd like to tell you his story. He's one of my WWI heros

Jesse Vincent – A World War I Hero

November 11, 2018, will mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the Great War; WWI. I had three great grandfather’s that fought in that war; Francis Johnson Middlebrough (who fought in the Battle …

I’ve been doing genealogy for quite a few years. When I first started,  I remember someone asking if I was going to write a book. I quickly told them no … Continue Reading →

I’m Using Forever Artisan To Tell Their Story

I’ve been doing genealogy for quite a few years. When I first started, I remember someone asking if I was going to write a book. I quickly told them no I’d wouldn’t know where to…

Your Ancestors in the News - Recently I signed up for a Newspapers.com Free trial membership and I was very happy and surprised with the treasures I found.

Your Family In the News

Veronica, Muriel, Francis and Edna Middlebrough When it comes to family history I’ve always known that newspapers can be a gold mine of information. Especially obituaries, anytime I found an …

Mary and William Beaton (back) William Jr (standing), Violet (standing) Gordon (baby)Photo repaired with RESTORE On October 30, 2018 Library and Archives Canada announced that they had transferred …

You Know What They Say About Assuming

Mary and William Beaton (back) William Jr (standing), Violet (standing) Gordon (baby)Photo repaired with RESTORE On October 30, 2018 Library and Archives Canada announced that they had transferred …

Photo Preservation

Don't Bark Up The Wrong Tree

Hound on the Hunt

Don't Bark Up The Wrong Tree

FOREVER Club And Why It’s Right For Me – Hound on the Hunt

FOREVER Club And Why It’s Right For Me

If you know me then you know that I dig into products that I use and I don’t just pass along a product unless it’s something I really believe in. That’s why I became a FOREVER Amb…

It's great to preserve your photos but I think it's important to display them as well.

Display Your Story

On my Pinterest account I have a board called,

Telling Their Story - As you know in among all the things I do I have a personal project that some of you joined me in called; Getting My Poop In A Group. My … Continue Reading →

Tell Their Story – Eleanor Thompson nee Middlebrough

Vivid Pix) As you know in among all the things I do I have a personal project that some of you joined me in called;

Getting Your Poop In A Group - We've added a new tab to the blog called; Getting Your Poop In A Group (Genealogy & Photo Rewind). Here you'll find genealogy and photo organizing resources and products. There's even a page about Weight Loss.

It’s A New Year And A New Look

If you been looking around the blog website you’ll see that there have been some changes. This is just the first of several changes in 2019. (Soon we’ll have a brand new look). Today I …

Do You Have A 3-2-1 BackUp Plan for Your Photos? - Hound on the Hunt

Do You Have A 3-2-1 Plan?

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Written by guest blogger; Max Ernest Stockburger, Artist/Documentary Photographer. A crucial part of properly archiving your family photos are digital back-ups of these photographs. Of course, havi…

Why Backing Up Your Family Photos Is So Important

Written by guest blogger; Max Ernest Stockburger, Artist/Documentary Photographer. A crucial part of properly archiving your family photos are digital back-ups of these photographs. Of course, havi…

DNA

How Do You Keep Track Of DNA Matches? – Hound on the Hunt

How Do You Keep Track Of DNA Matches?

I’ve been working with my DNA matches for over ten years now. In fact, I’ve tested at every company that I think it’s of value to test at. Ancestry, MyHeritage, Family Tree DNA (F…

(Warning; this is a longer post) I guess this week I could say I was brave. You’ll know what I mean if you already read my blog post from last year; “I Did something To my 23andMe Accou…

My 23andMe Health Report

(Warning; this is a longer post) I guess this week I could say I was brave. You’ll know what I mean if you already read my blog post from last year; “I Did something To my 23andMe Accou…

Your DNA, Your Decision – Hound on the Hunt

Your DNA, Your Decision

You might wonder what a naked picture has to do with DNA. Well just like your naked body your DNA is a part of your body. What you do with your body and your DNA is your choice. If you have taken a…

I’m Hot On The Trail And Using #DNA To Solve A Mystery (Part 1)

(permission was given by John M to use photo) I have a mystery in my genealogy. I call it the Beaton/Batten mystery. The whole mystery is based on family stories, so let’s see if any are t…

AncestryDNA launched two tools that for your DNA toolbox this week. Find out what those new additions are.

Two New Tools In Your AncestryDNA Arsenal

Anytime you get new tools for your DNA toolbox is a great day and this week was no exception. Earlier this week I noticed something on my AncestryDNA account that I was sure wasn’t there befo…

Why You Need To DNA Test Your Siblings - Hound on the Hunt

Why You Need To DNA Test Your Siblings

As you have gathered from my other posts I’m a huge advocate for testing other family member’s DNA. In fact, at the present time, I’m either the admin or collaborator on over 30 k…

This past weekend I spent in San Diego. You might think what a great way to get away from the snow that I live in. But much of my time … Continue Reading →

News From i4GG

This past weekend I spent in San Diego. You might think what a great way to get away from the snow that I live in. But much of my time was spent indoors at the hotel or going out for dinner. But I …

DNA & Crimefighting - Buzzfeed broke the news that Family Tree DNA has been working with the FBI and this has caused quite an uproar inside and outside of the genealogy community.

DNA and Crime Fighting

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When I’m at RootsTech I always attend the sponsored luncheons just because it gives me an opportunity to hear what’s new at the companies I like to follow. At the MyHeritage luncheon we…

New DNA Tools From MyHeritage – Theory of Family Relativity™

When I’m at RootsTech I always attend the sponsored luncheons just because it gives me an opportunity to hear what’s new at the companies I like to follow. At the MyHeritage luncheon we…

At RootsTech, MyHeritage rolled out two new features. In my last blog I wrote about MyHeritage’s Theory of Family Relativity™ and now I’m going to explain about MyHeritage’s AutoC…

MyHeritage AutoClusters

At RootsTech, MyHeritage rolled out two new features. In my last blog I wrote about MyHeritage’s Theory of Family Relativity™ and now I’m going to explain about MyHeritage’s AutoC…

MyHeritage is making changes to their DNA transfer. It remains FREE until December 1, 2018.

DNA TRANSFERS

DNA TRANSFERS (watch this page for information on transferring your DNA to other sites) If you’ve tested your DNA at any of the Big 5 DNA companies you might want to consider transferring you…

Genealogy & DNA Treasures

Save 40% on all Gold Typing Programs. You'll find this offer and more at Genealogy and DNA Treasures

Tired of Hunting & Pecking?

Savings for your Genealogy Piggy Bank A portion of all revenue generated by Weekly Treasurers and other links on our blog is given back to the genealogy community through The DNA Angel Project…

Other Pins

When you’re the keeper of the family photo collection you have a responsibility to keep it the best way you can.

Using Tools To Preserve Family Photos

When you’re the keeper of the family photo collection you have a responsibility to keep it the best way you can.

StoryScout is included in your Ancestry DNA purchases, and that’s not only good news for people testing their DNA, but it might be good news for the seasoned genealogist or genetic genealogis…

Ancestry Launches StoryScout™

StoryScout is included in your Ancestry DNA purchases, and that’s not only good news for people testing their DNA, but it might be good news for the seasoned genealogist or genetic genealogis…

Last week I watched a webinar on Legacy Family Tree Webinars that threw everything I had planned to do out the window. The webinar was,”What are the Odds? An online tool that can help solve D…

WATO At DNA Painter

Last week I watched a webinar on Legacy Family Tree Webinars that threw everything I had planned to do out the window. The webinar was,”What are the Odds? An online tool that can help solve D…

What have you been doing during these weeks…. months of Covid-19 seclusion? Genealogy? Genetic Genealogy? Photo organizing? I’ve been doing all of the above, but there are always more t…

Art Journal

What have you been doing during these weeks…. months of Covid-19 seclusion? Genealogy? Genetic Genealogy? Photo organizing? I’ve been doing all of the above, but there are always more t…

As the world begins the stages of the “new normal” and we slowly get back to interacting with people it’s made me wonder about how my family handled things during the Spanish Flu.…

Did My Family Not Hug Because of the Spanish Flu?

As the world begins the stages of the “new normal” and we slowly get back to interacting with people it’s made me wonder about how my family handled things during the Spanish Flu.…

It’s time again for our monthly draw for something DNA and this time it's a MyHeritage DNA kit and a few other goodies compliments of Shop the Hound. Testing your DNA with MyHeritage provides you with two types of results: An Ethnicity Estimate and DNA Matches.  Enter, and you could win this prize valued at over $110 Canadian if you enter before May 28th at 11:45 PM CDT #HoundontheHunt #DNA #MyHeritage #cousins

DNA Angel Project – May Edition

It’s time again for our monthly draw for something DNA and why not a DNA kit from MyHeritage compliments of Shop the Hound. Testing your DNA with MyHeritage provides you with two types of res…

A few weeks ago, it was DNA Day, and because I was #StayingIn, I thought I should try doing something different. I work with my DNA every day, and what I usually do, is either work on my Beaton/Bat…

Playing With My DNA

A few weeks ago, it was DNA Day, and because I was #StayingIn, I thought I should try doing something different. I work with my DNA every day, and what I usually do, is either work on my Beaton/Bat…

See creation notes below Whenever I hear of a way to help with the problems associated with Alzheimer’s or memory loss, I’m all over it. But funny enough, when I read the article from V…

Photo Reminiscing Therapy

See creation notes below Whenever I hear of a way to help with the problems associated with Alzheimer’s or memory loss, I’m all over it. But funny enough, when I read the article from V…

How could this 12-year-old girl have known what truth her story would have 102 years later? #HoundontheHunt #MyHeritage

A 12-Year-Old Girl Foreshadowed Coronavirus in a Story Written During the Spanish Flu Pandemic - MyHeritage Blog

In 1918, at the height of the Spanish flu pandemic, a children’s newspaper in Winnipeg, Canada held a writing competition for schoolchildren who were stuck at home due to school closures. Among the entries was a story by Jessie Mains, age 12, called “Corona’s Lesson.” The story tells of a girl named Corona who doesn’t […]

Don't miss out on the MyHeritage -Exclusive Offer to Family History Hound Followers. Save 50% on a One-Year Complete Subscription. Offer ends March 25th 2020

MyHeritage -Exclusive Offer

Hello Family History Followers, I’m excited to share an exclusive offer for Family History Hound followers: 50% off the ultimate subscription to MyHeritage, valid through 4/25/2020. (This is …

How Do You Keep Track Of DNA Matches? – Hound on the Hunt

How Do You Keep Track Of DNA Matches?

I’ve been working with my DNA matches for over ten years now. In fact, I’ve tested at every company that I think it’s of value to test at. Ancestry, MyHeritage, Family Tree DNA (F…

Last year at a FOREVER conference I met a lady that impressed me and I took her advice to heart. At the time of the conference, I had already committed to a lot of things, including going to RootsT…

My Three Rules

Last year at a FOREVER conference I met a lady that impressed me and I took her advice to heart. At the time of the conference, I had already committed to a lot of things, including going to RootsT…

If you follow me on Facebook (and I hope you do) then you might have seen this announcement from Ancestry. (shown HERE). Ancestry announced this week that they will now offer the educational progra…

Ancestry FREE At Home Education

If you follow me on Facebook (and I hope you do) then you might have seen this announcement from Ancestry. (shown HERE). Ancestry announced this week that they will now offer the educational progra…

As the Family History Hound, I receive offers from various vendors that I think you'd love. So today I'm happy to share an exclusive offer for Family History Hound followers: 50% off the ultimate subscription to MyHeritage, valid through 3/31/2020.  Click the photo to learn more. #MyHeritage #ColorMyWorld #Colorize #Genealogy #DNA

Hound on the Hunt

Don't Bark Up The Wrong Tree

I just arrived home yesterday after driving from Arizona. Last Thursday, my father had a stroke, and now I’m in the process of self-isolating so I can visit him. So it seems like the perfect …

#HowToKeepPeopleHome and What I’m Going To Do

I just arrived home yesterday after driving from Arizona. Last Thursday, my father had a stroke, and now I’m in the process of self-isolating so I can visit him. So it seems like the perfect …

March 8th is International Women’s Day, and I was wondering. How much do you know about the females in your family tree? A recent survey from Ancestry revealed that Canadians find female historic…

This International Women’s Day

. March 8th is International Women’s Day, and I was wondering. How much do you know about the females in your family tree? A recent survey from Ancestry revealed that Canadians find female historic…

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