Monthly Archives: September 2015

Eliza Stewart – 1849 to 1878 – One of life’s unlucky souls

There is an often-misquoted phrase that life for the Medieval peasant was “Nasty, brutish, and short”. In fact it was written by the 17th Century writer Thomas Hobbes in his book “Leviathan“. By the 19th century things hadn’t, for some, … Continue reading

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Shaking the Tea Leaves – one Brit’s Ancestry.com DNA Testing

… and why Ancestry.com may win the DNA Testing Wars To many people in the genetic genealogy community Ancestry.com seems to be the “DNA-Testing company that genetic genealogists love to hate™”. After all Ancestry is guilty of many crimes, including not … Continue reading

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