Why Are We The Only Humans Left?

Look around and you’ll meet some pretty smart animals, but there’s no species quite like us. But that wasn’t always true. As recently as 50,000 years ago we walked the planet along with at least three other human species. Denisovans and real-life Hobbits Homo floresiensis didn’t leave much behind to know them by, but Neanderthals […]

Ancestry DNA Kit Unboxing Part 1

Just a couple more lugies and I’m done. Hey guys The Pretty Witch. Welcome back to my channel. So this is one of the videos that I’ve been most excited about making and I ordered a dna test off of ancestry dot com and it finally came in the mail. So ancestry dna is an […]

Occupation Records: Post Office Appointment Books | Ancestry

Tony, why is the Post Office history so important? Oh we all love the Post Office don’t we? The Post Office is like the doctor it is one of the central parts of our community. If you think about what the Post Office has done for hundreds of years it has allowed us to communicate […]

Book Examines Varied ‘Tapestry’ of Michelle Obama’s Ancestry

bjbj”9″9 JEFFREY BROWN: And next: A new book takes a look at the roots of the first lady’s family tree. Gwen Ifill has that story. GWEN IFILL: Among the four million slaves living in the United States on the eve of the Civil War, there was a 10-year-old girl who, a century-and-a-half later, would turn […]

Discovering new records with Smart Search

Hi I’m Mark Bayley and in this video I’ll be showing you how The Genealogist can help you jump from one record to another using our smart search technology. In my first example I’ll be trying to find the parents of Kate Middleton the Duchess of Cambridge I enter her fathers name Michael with the […]

Taxonomy: Life’s Filing System – Crash Course Biology #19

Taxonomy! It’s the science of classifying living things. That sounds exciting. Today we’ll basically be learning the Dewey Decimel System of evolution! It’s like filing! You must be on the edge of your seat. OK, shut up. When it comes down to it, this science doesn’t just categorize organisms, when you look a little deeper, […]

Using the Card Catalogue | Ancestry

If finding a particular ancestor feels like searching for a needle in a haystack just imagine being able to remove most of the hay. That is what using the card catalogue does, letting you pinpoint the records they are likely to appear in before starting your search. You can use the card catalogue to narrow […]

Celebrate Mom and All You Share | Ancestry

We share share the face, she looks like me and I look like her. She’s quite outgoing and she likes to let everyone know she’s around so maybe I have a little bit of that. I’m just like my mom, same nose, same face, you know. She passed a couple years ago but I miss […]

My Original and Updated Ancestry DNA Results!

Lemme get my hair straight… [giggles] Hi YouTube! How are you all doing this fine day? That was awkward. [Static] Hey YouTube! Oh, my voice is so high-pitched! Okay. [clears throat] Hey everyone Thank you for stopping by my channel to check out this video Today, I’m bringing you a video about my ancestry test […]