MyColorfulAncestry

On March 23, 2016, I created a simple 5-generation pedigree chart that only listed the states the ancestor was born in. I added color to visually see at a glance these migration patterns. It went viral across social media platforms in the days that followed. I created this catagory to help me capture some of the hundreds that were made.
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my HERITAGE HAPPENS: Birth Places Of My Ancestors

Thank you to J Paul Hawthorne , a fellow family historian, for the idea to list the birth places of our ancestors in a chart!

me and my ancestors: #MyColorfulAncestry

Last month a fellow genealogist J Paul Hawthorne came up with a clever idea to show the place of birth of your ancestors. He used an Excel .

Roots, Branches, and a Few Nuts: My Colorful Ancestry Birthplace Chart

Roots, Branches, and a Few Nuts: My Colorful Ancestry Birthplace Chart

Last week my Facebook news feed was filled with colorful charts showing the birth locations of five to seven generations of friends’ families. The idea was started by J. Paul Hawthorne, author of GeneaSpy and grew as others added different variations including death locations, ages at death, cause of death, religion, and DNA haplogroups. I played along …

Last week my Facebook news feed was filled with colorful charts showing the birth locations of five to seven generations of friends’ families. The idea was started by J. Paul Hawthorne, author of GeneaSpy and grew as others added different variations including death locations, ages at death, cause of death, religion, and DNA haplogroups. I played along …

Summer reading: DNA and historical novels | Kitty Cooper's Blog

Summer reading: DNA and historical novels | Kitty Cooper's Blog

Peter's Blog: The geographical pedigree chart

The geographical pedigree chart

J. Paul Hawthorne (@jphawthorne) | Twitter

J. Paul Hawthorne (@jphawthorne) | Twitter

Family History Research by Jody: Five-Generation Places of Birth Family Tree

Thanks to J Paul Hawthorne at Geneaspy for this idea of a family tree focused on places of birth. At a glance, you can visuali.

A Southern Sleuth: Birthplace Pedigree Chart #MyColorfulAncestry

A Southern Sleuth: Birthplace Pedigree Chart #MyColorfulAncestry

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