Monthly Archives: September 2012

What’s in a name?

For a long time, I was having difficulty tracing my German ancestors. I had always known my grandpa’s parents were Frank Erlanger and Agnes Heffernan (who, as her name suggests, was certainly not German, but rather Irish). I was told … Continue reading

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Mapping My DNA

There’s been a ton of buzz for the last few months about Ancestry.com’s new DNA testing, which maps your ethnicity and matches your tree to others who have taken the test. I, of course, signed up right away. I’ve always … Continue reading

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