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Michael Willis
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DNA Strikes Again with MORE Descendants of Robert Williams: Yolanda Adebiyi
This past September, I called my cousin, Patricia Bayonne-Johnson , and thanked her for encouraging me to create this blog.  She stressed the importance of "telling your story" because of the impact it has, not only on your family members and future generat...

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Talk About Twists And Turns And Crumbling Brick Walls: DNA Confirms My Penny Lineage
Ok, this is a story that's going to make many of my  family members' heads spin, but  I'm excited about this post because it is a fun story about the many ties that bind ! Before I get started here's a brief look at my paternal family tree for the reader's ...

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DNA Just Demolished a MAJOR Brickwall
Relationship Average % DNA Shared Range Identical
Twin 100% N/A Parent
/ Child Full Sibling 50% Varies
by specific relationship   Grandparent
/ Grandchild Aunt / Uncle Niece / Nephew Half Sibling 25% Varies
by specific relationship 1st Cousin 12.5...

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Finding My Fleming Family (Actually, They Found Me)
September 25, 2016.  I receive an email notification on Ancestry.com from a woman named "Patrice." Two simple sentences that stopped me dead in my tracks: " Hi, Daisy Fleming was my great grandmother. Just had some questions if you don't mine. "   I replied...

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I've been getting a lot of questions about DNA, in particular, which test do I prefer? Most people who know me and it hurt me talk about genealogy for as long as I have know that I'm a huge supporter of 23 and me.com. I just simply think it's the best of th...

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I've Waited 10 Years For This Document!
Due to the State of Louisiana's policy that ordering certified copies of death certificates for deaths that occurred in Louisiana less than 51 years ago is prohibited, I've had to wait 10 years to to acquire this death record for my 3x great grandmother's s...

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Matthew 7: 17-20 (New International Version) "Likewise, every good tree bears good fruit, but a bad tree bears bad fruit. A good tree cannot bear bad fruit, and a bad tree cannot bear good fruit. Every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thro...

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You Can Tell A Tree By The Fruit It Bears
Matthew 7: 17-20 (New International Version) "Likewise, every good tree bears good fruit, but a bad tree bears bad fruit. A good tree cannot bear bad fruit, and a bad tree cannot bear good fruit. Every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thro...
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