Tag: Eliza Ann Porter (1859-1939)

  • The X Chromosome – Planning and Indulgence

    The X Chromosome – Planning and Indulgence

    The X Chromosome inheritance patterns are complex but when the planning is right and your relatives indulge your curiousity about their DNA then the resulting X DNA matches seem serendipitous. My brother wisely counselled establishing a sound foundation upon which to build my genetic genealogy research. My cousin Val started me off by agreeing to […]

  • Genealogy Do Over – DNA (1)

    The results of my first foray into DNA testing arrived in time for consideration as part of GDO Week 10 DNA considerations.┬áMy first request was not for myself nor for my brother but for a cousin of my father’s as she is a direct maternal descendant of my two greats grandmother Lydia Watts. I have […]

  • Genealogy Do Over – To-Do Items

    Yesterday I wrote about using Legacy’s To-Do Lists as a research log for my genealogy research. Thank you for your requests that I give you some screen shots of how I created my To-do Items that shall now make up my research log. So here goes. In all, I have so far created 12 To-Do […]

  • Genealogy Do Over – Week 3

    TRACKING RESEARCH Why is it necessary to track my research? Mainly because I have unwittingly doubled up on my research. More often than I care to admit. Often more than twice for the same information. Also, I have ignored obvious sources of further research. I have frequently been distracted by those Bright Shiny Objects (such […]