Archive - Genealogy Group Comment 2
mona everett Comment by mona everett on January 10, 2011 at 12:26pm
We're pleased to announce four genealogy workshops scheduled for the 2011 North American Festival of Wales!
Read more about them and the 2011 NAFOW: http://americymru.net/group/northamericanfestivalofwales2011clevela...
Susan Thomas Thompson Comment by Susan Thomas Thompson on November 23, 2010 at 2:24am
Just discovered a village page for Pencader, the ancestral home of my great grandfather Thomas Thomas. I loved seeing the pictures and getting a feel. It gives me a great loning to visit those villages and stand in those green valleys. Some dayI will get there...
Dai Williams Comment by Dai Williams on April 27, 2010 at 9:54am
Now my mothers mothers side
Elizabeth Felicia Gwendraith Bath Abercynon 1930's
mother Velmai Harris Williams Married Joseph Bath Abercynon 1910's
John Thomas Williams married Bronwen Harris Mountain Ash 1890's
John Williams married Rachel Jenkins Dowlias 1850's
Seth Harris married Elizabeth Camarthenshire 1840's
David Harris married Mary Camarthenshire 1820's
Dai Williams Comment by Dai Williams on April 27, 2010 at 9:47am
Just in case there are any relations out there I'll start with my father and his fathers side
So My father Evan Glyndwr Williams Trefforest 1920's
Evan Williams married Alice Kate Burt Trefforest 1900's
Rees Williams Married Mary Davies Merthyr Tydfil 1860's
Isaac Williams Married Ann ???? Merthyr Tydfil 1830's
Wendell Bowen Comment by Wendell Bowen on December 29, 2009 at 9:27pm
I would think that we Emily and I agree that DNA is the best way to solve our genealogy puzzle.
Emily Doolin Aulicino Comment by Emily Doolin Aulicino on December 28, 2009 at 9:42pm
Yes, Wendell, you are correct. They do not give you the result so you must use some computer skills to get it. I have two pages of directions for the Y and for the mtDNA if anyone needs it to get their result. I don't believe it is easy to contact people who match you, however. That is my goal with testing....to find others who match me so we can work together to find that common ancestor
There are many who don't have the patience to glean their info, but maybe it is worth it to them for free. ALSO, it can take months to years to get your info on their website. Frankly, in my opinion, you usually get what you pay for.
Sorenson's goal was to show that everyone is related. He asked for DNA and a pedigree chart to show that. Geneticists have told us for years we are all related. How in terms of genealogy is the concern. If I can't contact those who relate to me, then the whole think is worthless to me. However, others have used his company. I know many who have switched...whatever works for you is grand. I'm always pleased to see people testing. Genealogy isn't as accurate without DNA testing.
I just do NOT want people to be disappointed in what they get from various companies. You really, really must have your goals and see what company best works for you. My blog site helps you with that.
Wendell Bowen Comment by Wendell Bowen on December 28, 2009 at 9:22pm
The site I gave you for DNA was founded by Sorenson who was a Utah Millionaire that left a foundation to continue Genealogy DNA research. They do not give you your results back, but you can figure out what your markers are once they put it on line. They do both the y and mtDNA. I both paid for my results and sent it to them and receive forty two markers that are all the same.
My interest in the program is to identify cousins. Not for profit.
Ceri Shaw Comment by Ceri Shaw on December 28, 2009 at 8:19pm
True....I think we'll probably tolerate that though. If I alter the the hyperlink I lose any links to the page that might be out there.
Ceri Shaw Comment by Ceri Shaw on December 28, 2009 at 8:02pm
No worries I cant believe that no one ( myself included ) spotted that before. Many thanks for pointing it out.
Emily Doolin Aulicino Comment by Emily Doolin Aulicino on December 28, 2009 at 6:28pm
Thanks on correcting the name of the group! LOL....sorry to be such a teacher!