Today’s ‘Family History’ News

I am now using a new feature at It’s called Google Alerts (or sometimes Google Alert) and is in beta mode at the moment, although it seems to work just fine. The feature allows a user to have the Google computers send an email message when finding a news story or blog post with … Continue reading


Just discovered the OREGON HUMANITIES CENTER at the University of Oregon.

DNA Project Reaches 100,000 Donors

The Sorenson Molecular Genealogy Foundation has reached its milestone of 100,000 DNA samples. Donors are from 170 nations. The Salt Lake Tribune recently reported on it. The project was the brainchild of Utah philanthropist James LeVoy Sorenson ten years ago. Working with then-Brigham Young University professor Scott Woodward, it was known as the BYU Molecular … Continue reading