Stories tagged: Ancestry
UPDATED: Fri., April 19, 2019, 12:59 p.m.
Ancestry.com on Friday apologized for an ad that showed a mixed-race couple discussing escaping to the North during the Civil War era.
UPDATED: Tue., July 31, 2018, 6:47 p.m.
Ancestry, 23andMe and others say they will follow these rules when giving DNA data to businesses or police
Ancestry, 23andMe and other popular companies that offer genetic testing pledged on Tuesday to be upfront when they share users’ DNA data with researchers, hand it over to police or …
Sat., March 17, 2018
Digitized records and newer sleuthing tips can bring you closer to ancestors.
Thu., Jan. 25, 2018, 10:03 a.m.
Scientists have identified a mummified body found in a Swiss churchyard as the great-great-great-great-great-great-grandmother of British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson.
Sun., Dec. 11, 2016, 9 a.m.
Spend some holiday time recording family stories, as festivities bring far-flung generations together. That’s the advice of Beryl Pielli, of Newport, who years ago taped interviews with her mother, Alice …
Thu., June 2, 2016, 3:46 p.m.
Heather Livergood considered herself lucky when she discovered who her birth mother was last year. She never thought the other half of the mystery - her father’s identity - would …
Sat., March 26, 2016, 8 p.m.
Investigators are broadening their DNA searches beyond government databases and demanding genetic information from companies that do ancestry research for their customers.
Sat., April 17, 2010
There are moments in life that take your breath away. Literally. These moments compare to a pivotal point in a movie where the bellow of, “Lights! Camera! Action!” resonates amid …