DNA Test Revealed My Mom’s Dirty Secret

– Hi I’m Nathan and I want to tell you a story about how a $99 DNA test uncovered the darkest secret of my family. It was so shocking my grandmother had a heart attack. So, my family was always quite traditional and pretty normal. My mom is a business woman, so she’d always leave […]

Family History: Bringing Families Together

Growing up in Uganda, my father used to take us to the source of the Nile, and one of the great memories I have is sitting with him on the rocks and him telling me stories about my grandparents. That to me was very unique, and I really love it. I want our children to […]

My Dad Left Us After A DNA Test

Hi! My name is Damian. The story that I‘d like to tell you… is very painful for my family and me. But my experience could probably help somebody. Even though I don’t know how. Well… just listen. I will tell you what had happened last Christmas, but first, let me explain what my life was […]

FamilyTrees — Our City, Our Story : Rockford, Illinois

– [Kristin] At first I was very angry. How could somebody do this, how could somebody just take our land? (light music) – I grew up with an apple orchard in Poplar Grove, the Edwards Orchard in Poplar Grove. I was four years old when my dad planted the first trees. I did go to […]

Are YOU A Family History Hero?

Hello, this is Linda Sattgast from imaphotohero.com here to tell you that we’ve changed our name to familyhistoryhero.com. Now, why would we do that? Let me tell you. [music playing] Actually I love both names: imaphotohero and familyhistoryhero, but there are three reasons we decided to change it. First, it was hard for people to […]

Why the royal surname is Windsor – and why it’s not actually really needed|WEIRD NEWS

Why the royal surname is Windsor – and why it’s not actually really needed The royal family has only had an official ‘surname’ since 1917 The royal family has only had a surname for 100 years. Before 1917, British monarchs had no last name whatsoever. It was only when King George V decided he fancied […]

I Found My Dead Grandpa On Facebook. They Lied To Me!

Hello guys, I’m Lily and here is the most amazing thing that has ever happened to me. I found one of my family’s stories was a huge lie. I have a really big family. Decades ago my great grandfather came to the United States from Romania. Keeping family ties is kind of a national trait […]