Carol Stetser

Another Election Story

October 23, 2020 The upcoming election has sparked me to consider my ancestors’ politics. What parties did they belong to? How did they vote in the elections of their day? Voting records are one way to find some answers to these question, but they are often difficult to find and […]

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An Election Story

October 16, 2020 A couple of weeks ago I wrote about finding election records for our ancestors. It’s a great idea, but for many of us, it’s not easy to put into practice. Since that time I’ve been thinking about other ways to find out about our ancestor’s political lives, […]

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ThruLines vs Theory of Relativity

October 9, 2020 For the last couple of weeks I’ve been devoting some time to Ancestry’s Thrulines and My Heritage’s Theory of Relativity. Essentially, both are ways to help users determine how they are related to their DNA matches using family trees that the users and their matches have posted […]

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