• Searching who came before us.

DNA Puzzle #1

Ancestry.com DNA testing has opened up a lot of doors on family history/ties. It has also opened some very confusing puzzles. Below is a huge DNA puzzle on my Native side. I have a Shared DNA Connection as follows:H.B.(managed by Joseph G. Parrie II)H.B. is for Harold Bever. His immediate info is as follows: Name:  …

Read More


Who is… my Grandfather?

For the longest time, I have been curious as to who my grandfather was on my Dad’s side of the family. My Dad’s birth certificate said “Unknown”, and my grandmother had once said she had no idea who it was, adding that each of her three children had a different father. Her daughter, at least, …

Read More


DNA Surprises

Manahuu! Back in 1995, I visited Mariposa for the first time in my life. I went there with the intent to visit my fathers grave, as I had never seen it before. While there, I met a few cousins for the first time. Cousins I never knew I had. I also met Aunt Sarah. I …

Read More


DNA Connections

The search for my ancestors has begun. Along the way, we’ll seek out Shared DNA relatives as well. There are many websites out there that now do DNA testing, but only two really stand out for finding relatives, and of those two, one stands above the other – Ancestry.com over 23andMe. Ancestry.com has the tree …

Read More