Where Science Meets Story
Are you looking for truly personal holiday gifts? What if you could give your loved ones insight into where they fit into history? Here are some ideas: DNA Tests Are you thinking about giving a DNA test as a gift? Check out my resources page to learn more about your testing options, or schedule a free consultation with […]
If you’ve done an autosomal DNA test for genealogy (e.g. AncestryDNA, 23andMe, FamilyTreeDNA’s Family Finder, or MyHeritage), you may have gotten a bewildering collection of DNA matches that the testing company suggests are some sort of cousin. For example, when I downloaded my full set of AncestryDNA results last week, I had 14,435 matches. That’s […]
Both in my personal research and in work for clients, I spend most of my time looking at the fairly recent past: the last few hundred years and the most-recent eight to ten generations. With Mother’s Day approaching, I decided to dig into the deeper history of my maternal line by looking closely at my […]
Launching a practice as a professional genealogist specializing in genetic genealogy might seem to be a big departure from other work that I’ve done. People have asked me why I’m launching Borgerson Research. Here are three reasons: The first reason feels a bit selfish: I am insatiably curious. Making my living by helping people find […]
And so it begins. Watch this space for more on genealogy, (epi)genetics, social justice, trains, and whatever else I decide to write about.