Tagged: family history


Finding Family with DNA Testing

There was a new face at my step-grandmother’s funeral—another Nordic face, like my step-grandma and her children and grandchildren. He had never met my step-grandmother, but in the few days after her death and...


Building a Family

My youngest brother arrives home from his mission in two weeks, and combined with my sister planning a wedding, and all the changes coming up this year to our family structure, I’ve been pondering...


Claiming Our Name

I claimed my name – with all its sordid history—and, by so doing, I transformed it into something beautiful and ennobling for me and for my children.


Un-redeeming the dead

I have a complex family history question that I am hoping to find an expert to help me with.  I am wondering if there are any family history gurus that might be able to...


Guest Post: Redeem from Oblivion

by Em In recent months I have been thinking a great deal about redemption. As members of the Church, one of our main purposes is to redeem the dead.  It is not a light...