Ancestral Recall: Explaining My Genealogical Ties to 15th Century Germany (and a Dash of France)

As I wrote in my first post on my ancestral lineage, I discovered that 50% of my genealogy comes from southern Germany and England (and a dash from Scotland). In this post, I’ll explain how I found my roots in Germany’s Bayern, Baden-Wurtemberg, Saarland, and Rheinland-Pfalz provinces. According to my DNA chart from Ancestry.com, ofContinue reading “Ancestral Recall: Explaining My Genealogical Ties to 15th Century Germany (and a Dash of France)”

Ancestral Recall: A Series of Posts Dedicated to Sharing My Lineage

In 2018, after my grandmother died, I became very interested in my family tree, almost certainly because death has a way of making us reflect on our current lives. It makes us think about who we are, where we came from, and where we’re going. A month or two later, I paid for the AncestryContinue reading “Ancestral Recall: A Series of Posts Dedicated to Sharing My Lineage”