Publications

2017

“DNA Evidence in the Case of Christopher and James Mackin of Dane County, Wisconsin,” The Septs, vol. 38, no. 1 (January, 2017), 6-13.

“When Is a Mackin Not a Mackin? The Case of the James Mackin Family of Madison, Wisconsin,” The Septs, vol. 38, no. 2 (April, 2017), 38-46.

“Book Review: Blaine T. Bettinger and Debbie Parker Wayne, Genetic Genealogy in Practice,” Minnesota Genealogist, vol. 48, no. 3 (fall, 2017),___-___.

“The Many Faces of Genealogy on Facebook,” The Septs, vol. 38, no. 3 (October, 2017), ___-___.

“Social Media Resources for Genetic Genealogy,” The Septs, vol. 38, no. 3 (October, 2017), ___-___.

2016

“Working with Names,” The Septs, vol. 37, no. 1 (January, 2016), 8-10.

“Identity as a Research Tool,” The Septs, vol. 37, no. 2 (April, 2016), 46-51.

“Be a Smart Genealogist on the Internet!,” The Septs, vol. 37, no. 3 (July, 2016), 74-76.

“Book Review: Chris Paton’s A Decade of Centenaries: Researching Ireland 1912-1923,” The Septs, vol. 37, no. 4 (October, 2016), 114-115.

2015

“Approaches for Meeting Research Challenges,” The Septs, vol. 36, no. 2 (April, 2015), 64-66.

“Never Forget Page 2…,” Minnesota Genealogist, vol. 46, no. 1 (spring, 2015), 20-22.

“Finding Your Ancestor’s Irish Place of Origin,” The Septs, vol. 36, no. 3 (July, 2015), 88-90.

“Military Records 101, part 1,” Minnesota Genealogist, vol. 46, no. 2 (summer, 2015), 15-18.

“Getting Started with DNA,” The Septs, vol. 36, no. 4 (October, 2015), 110-112.

“‘Green Genes” Acronym and Vocabulary List,” The Septs, vol. 36, no. 4 (October, 2015), 126-128.

“Military Records 101, part 2,” Minnesota Genealogist, vol. 46, no. 3 (fall, 2015), 27-30.

“Exploring AmericanAncestors: the Website of the New England Historic Genealogical Society,” Minnesota Genealogist, vol. 46, no. 4 (winter, 2015), 22-24.

2014

“Expanding Your Repertoire of Sources,” Minnesota Genealogist, vol. 45, no. 1 (spring, 2014), 20-21.

“Don’t Be Narrow-Minded,” Minnesota Genealogist, vol. 45, no. 2 (summer, 2014), 23-24.

“After Your Trip (and Before the Next One),” Minnesota Genealogist, vol. 45, no. 3 (fall, 2014), 22-24.

“Branches, Clusters, and FANs,” Minnesota Genealogist, vol. 45, no. 4 (winter, 2014), 21-24.

2013

“Beginning Genealogy—Tips for Taking Good Advice with a Grain of Salt,” Minnesota Genealogist, vol. 44, no. 1 (spring, 2013), 26-27.

“The Genealogist’s Calendar—Summer: Conference and Institute Season,” Minnesota Genealogist, vol. 44, no. 2 (summer, 2013), 25-27.

“Montessori Organizing for Genealogists,” Minnesota Genealogist, vol. 44, no. 3 (fall, 2013), 29-30.

“Creating a Personal Education Plan,” Minnesota Genealogist, vol. 44, no. 4 (winter, 2013), 21-22.

2012

“Beginning Genealogy—Step 5: Use What You Learned,” Minnesota Genealogist, vol. 43, no. 1 (spring, 2012), 21-23.

“Beginning Genealogy—Ten Genealogy Lessons from Your TV,” Minnesota Genealogist, vol. 43, no. 2 (summer, 2012), 21-22.

“Beginning Genealogy—Slow Genealogy: the Antidote to Information Overload,” Minnesota Genealogist, vol. 43, no. 3 (fall, 2012), 17-18.

“Beginning Genealogy—Seven Habits of Highly Effective Genealogists,” Minnesota Genealogist, vol. 43, no. 4 (winter, 2012), 17-18.

2011

“Beginning Genealogy—Step 3: Locate a Useful Source,” Minnesota Genealogist, vol. 42, no. 1 (winter, 2011), 17-1.

“Beginning Genealogy—Step 3: Locate a Useful Source, Part II,” Minnesota Genealogist, vol. 42, no. 2 (spring, 2011), 16-17.

“Twelve Days in May: Epidemic in the Family of William Abromitis of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania,” Polish Genealogical Society of Minnesota Newsletter, vol. 19, no. 2 (summer, 2011), 1, 8-13.

“Computer Education Opportunities,” Minnesota Genealogist, vol. 42, no. 2 (fall, 2011), ___-___.

“Beginning Genealogy—Step 3: Locate a Useful Source [Part III],” Minnesota Genealogist, vol. 42, no. 3 (summer, 2011), 18-19.

“Beginning Genealogy—Step 4: Learn from the Source,” Minnesota Genealogist, vol. 42, no. 4 (winter, 2011), 19-20.

2010

“Citing Your Sources,” Minnesota Genealogist, vol. 41, no. 2 (spring, 2010), ___-___.

“Three Marys and an Eliza: Investigating the Trewren and Edmonds Families of Cornwall, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut,” Minnesota Genealogists, vol. 41, no. 2 (spring, 2010), 5-13.

“Beginning Genealogy—Step 1: Write Down and Organize What You Know,” Minnesota Genealogist, vol. 41, no. 3 (summer, 2010), 11-12.

“Beginning Genealogy—Step 2: Decide What You Want to Learn,” Minnesota Genealogist, vol. 41, no. 4 (fall, 2010), 13-14.

2009

“Checking Up on Granny Hazel,” Minnesota Genealogist, vol. 40, no. 2 (_____, ____), ___-___.

“Beginning Genealogy—The Five Steps,” Minnesota Genealogist, vol. 41, no. 1 (winter, 2009), ___-___.