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"In all of us there is a hunger, marrow deep, to know our heritage - to know who we are and where we came from. Without this enriching knowledge, there is a hollow yearning. No matter what our attainments in life, there is still a vacuum, an emptiness, and the most disquieting loneliness." -- Alex Haley, Roots

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My Dad’s DNA Results I Was Very Surprised

Months ago I had my dad, Lauro Garza Marroquin” do an AncestryDNA kit. I purchased it last time that ancestry had a special and I bought one for him and one for my mom (you can read more about it here: Testing My Parent’s DNA)”.  I got the results a few weeks ago but I […]

Don’t eat a 14″ Inch Sub In Front of Your Friends

Can I do 100 miles in 31 days? I asked my self that same question, this past Monday, on the way back to my place of employment. I had just eaten lunch at Which Wich and eaten their largest sandwich. My wife  and friends were surprised since it was a monstrously big sandwich at 14 […]

Testing My Parent’s DNA

AncestryDNA just had a their DNA kits 20% off. That was the little nudge that I needed to finally buy two DNA kits, one for each of my parents. I visited them last week and had a great time at their house, I did fail to mention the DNA testing since I forgot. Crossing my fingers […]

AncestryDNA Helper

I recently came across an awesome tool for AncestryDNA. It is a tool called AncestryDNA Helper and it adds extra functionality to the AncestryDNA website. The main purpose of this tool is to help you download a list of matching users and ancestor information. For more details on how it looks and how to use […]

How many 4th great grandparents have you found?

I recently realized that I needed to focus more on researching more recent ancestors. I was listening to a podcast that mentioned that the problem with AncestryDNA matching is that many people have taken it and their trees are very incomplete. Thus making it impossible to do a match even if you are coming out […]

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Ancestors of Moises Garza

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As you have or will soon discover many of my ancestors are also your ancestors. This work will provide you with invaluable clues to primary and secondary sources were information about your ancestors can be found.