Posted by Ancestry Team on September 24, 2019 in Website

Hosted by Daisy Fuentes, “A New Leaf” Highlights the Value of Understanding One’s Family History

 

Set your DVRs and mark your calendars — we have a new television show debuting on NBC!

We heard your feedback: You love “Who Do You Think You Are?”but also want to see everyday people embark on journeys of personal discovery too. So, we bring you – A New Leaf”!

Each week “A New Leaf” will follow people on the cusp of key life inflection points, who using family history, genealogy, and sometimes AncestryDNA® analysis will go on a journey of self-discovery and learn from the past while looking to the future. In partnership with Ancestry, Fuentes will join families as they learn the importance of appreciating and understanding their family history and ancestors in order to make important life decisions. 

 We sat down with Jennifer Utley, director of research at Ancestry to learn what it takes to make “A New Leaf” episode come to life.

 “A New Leaf” will be included in the Saturday NBC morning programming block, The More You Know, beginning October 5, 2019.  Please check your local listings.

 

How does Ancestry power A New Leaf and other similar shows (i.e. “Who Do You Think You Are?”)?

Jennifer Utley: Ancestry’s role goes far beyond being a sponsor for numerous television shows. Our professional researchers and genealogists invest thousands upon thousands of hours expertly researching certain individuals for all our programs, including A New Leaf. Ancestry has over 100 professional genealogists on staff, and these genealogists build quality family trees and they examine those family trees to source authentic stories that can be shared with both our television subject and our viewers.

 

What does the research process look like to create just a single episode of “A New Leaf”?

Utley: We begin researching every new family tree the same way and we start with what the cast member, the subject of the episode, already knows about their family. We ask all cast members to fill out a family tree, to the best of their ability, and their details help us get started quickly. Then, our team kicks off our intensive research portion, doing the best we can to build a 5-generation family tree. It’s at this point that our Ancestry team begins to notice potential family stories that could be included in a future episode. Our strategy is typically to find a single character — or perhaps focus on one side of the family — and really dig in to uncover their records and learn the historical context surrounding their lives, to tell a more layered and emotional story.

 

Aside from detailed research, what else happens behind the scenes to make an episode of “A New Leaf” come to life?

Utley: The family history research is only one component to creating a great television series. We consult well-known historians and local experts, we scope out interesting places to shoot, and we do our best to pull relevant historical images that we can show our audience. Television is a highly visual medium, so we want to provide our audience with visuals of compelling records and historical images, while also filming in a great setting.

 

Family history research is the cornerstone of “A New Leaf.” Do you believe family history research and genealogy are becoming more popular? Why or why not? 

Utley: I’ve worked at Ancestry for over 22 years and I’ve seen firsthand how increasingly popular family history has become for people of all ages. The advent of the Internet has been the real game-changer and Ancestry was the first company to add historical records online, making previously hard to find documents searchable at the click of a button. For over three decades, Ancestry has been a pioneer in family history research, developing innovative research tools and adding new content to our historical record collections that enable people everywhere to uncover their unique family story. In our fast-paced world, I personally believe there is still room to reflect on those who came before us and examine how their decisions and sacrifices led to who we are today. 

 

What powerful lessons do you believe someone can learn by understanding their family’s individual journey?

Utley: Over the years, I’ve watched family history positively impact so many lives and there are countless stories to learn from in everyone’s family tree. Researchers at Emory University discovered that teenagers and children who understand stories about their own family histories, and the trials and adversity their own ancestors faced, are more resilient and less anxious in their lives today. The theory is that these teenagers and children make a connection with those ancestors and think if someone in their family overcame or faced an obstacle, then so can they. Knowing your family history can be a powerful influence.

 

What are you most excited for viewers to learn as they watch “A New Leaf” this October?

Utley: We invest endless hours into bringing these meaningful stories to life and I’m always thrilled when a new show premieres, because we have the opportunity to share these stories on a global level. For years, fans of our shows have been asking to feature more everyday people, and my hope is that our dedicated viewers will love this show and that A New Leaf will also inspire a new generation of future family historians.

78 Comments

  1. Jane Killeen

    A NEW LEAF sounds like an interesting & exciting new show! Am a bit confused, however ~ is it only ONE show on October 5th or is it an on-going series? Am not familiar w/ THE MORE YOU KNOW ~ is that a separate series on NBC? How are you selecting families for this new production? I’ve 2 family members who might be of interest: my paternal Grandfather, who helped in the Irish Rebellion….and I’ve been searching for years for my father’s maternal Grandfather who ‘left the family after the war’. His father (my 2nd Grt-Grandfather) would have served in the Civil War (Union) and is my one & only link to the Civil War, but the name is common “Coyle”, so have had no luck in identifying him. Thank you!

  2. Linda George Brown

    If you are looking for interesting places to shoot, check out my family tree. The route my family took was Madeira to Bermuda ending up in Newark, NJ. I live in Napa Valley. Talk about picturesque places. Well, then there is Newark.

  3. Nancy Pakkala

    I’m looking forward to the new program! I’ve said many times, I wish they would also do a search for every day people, not just “stars”. I have two very difficult family members that I am “stuck” on and others that are also searching for the same people are stuck too! How do we sign up or is that not the way you will be doing it.

  4. Margaret Barno

    Saturday morning isn’t the best time for most people. Why change from TLC to NBC? I’ve gone back to the 1700s on both sides of my heritage thanks to linking with three second cousins and two other maternal relatives who had done most of the work. I still don’t know how to add pictures and commentary on my parents and my generation, and need to know how to print out the entire Ancestry.com tree. One of my paternal second cousins has gone back to the Austrian-Hungarian Empire and put everything on My Canvas so I can gave a hard copy. Is a hard copy available through Ancestry.com?

  5. Tonya Edwards

    Hello please pick my family. Mt great grandma is 111 yrs old and is still living. We live in Atlanta. I’ve done research on ancestry. Some of our information is incorrect. We’re dependents of Ben and Nancy Durham. Ben was born 1841 in Talbot county Junction City Ga. Were planning a family reunion in June of 2020

  6. Vicki Robinson

    I love this. I have watched everything that has been shown about researching ancestors. I am so glad it will be every day people. It will be interesting to see how it turns out for these folks.

  7. LA

    Would love to see this, will it be available on the web, as in my area it says it is on a channel we do not receive, NBCeHD. Hope to see it!

  8. D Lohr

    Another attempt at doing genealogy with non-celebrities? Possible this is the one that breaks through, but they’re certainly not making it easy in that time slot.

  9. Karen Ludwig

    Hi, I’m interested! I have several ancestors that i’ve Been looking for that we know little about. Who was my grandmother’s father, my father’s mother. She was born in Bavaria, Germany and there is no record of him. Also, my father’s great grandfather, who came over from Germany in 1850 leaving his wife & son in Germany and said to have died in 1852 in Bellsville, IL, can find no record of his death. On my mother’s side, an ancestor who disappeared during the Civil War. Plus, my mother’s side of the family goes back to several different families who came over on the Mayflower.

  10. Sandra K Herrera

    Through ancestry.com I have discovered that I am the descendant of Margaret Cornish who was one of the Africans who came to Virginia in 1619; I have learned through another line that I have connections to the Plantagenets of England; and I gave learned that some of my ancestoes were mulattoes who suffered through racial discrimination. If ever there was a family who represents the melting pot that is America, it is mine. Please consider my family for your new show.

  11. Luanne O'Connell Griffin

    I hope you will consider choosing a family from Canada for your new show. My two sisters and I have traced ancestors back to the 1600s in Quebec (on the first census of New France) and in Ireland back to the 1700s – all on our mother’s side. We have a famous abolitionist, a murderer and his victims, towns have been named and postage stamps issued, a Hessian soldier who fought in the American Revolutionary War, a Union soldier who died in a Confederate prison in Richmond, Virginia from wounds received in the Battle of the Wilderness, a great-great-grandmother who died in an avalanche in Quebec City and many other interesting stories. BUT we are stuck on our father’s ancestors! They came to Quebec, Canada, in 1820 (from County Cork in Ireland) and we cannot find them before that. HELP! Please consider us for your show! We have been waiting for you to research ordinary people! Thanks!

  12. Barbara

    Where and how do we apply to be considered for this? I sent a comment couple years back to WDYTYA as well as to Finding Your Roots asking for we ‘ordinary folk’ to be considered rather than just ‘famous’ persons. Many more of us to keep a show going. So, glad to see something going.
    But cannot yet find how to apply – how were the first ones chosen.

  13. I’m looking forward to the show very much. Would love to find out how to apply. My husband’s gr grandfather is a black hole. As well as HIS grandfather who came to the US as an infant. One of my ancestors was a Revolutionary Scout and even had his route named after him. How to we apply?

  14. JOHN CAMERON

    I’m meeting my biological father for the first time today. I only found out about him through Ancestry. I mistakenly thought my Dad who raised me was. I’m now worried about how to cushion my dad’s fall while beginning a relationship with bio father.

  15. Deby Zimmerman

    You will be flooded with people all wanting to be chosen for this TV program. How you go about making your selection and what information should one have to be possibly considered as a potential candidate? It’s refreshing to see you’re finally going to help the general public and not those rich enough To be able to afford to pay someone to do their research. It would be nice to know one’s geneology, especially when the family members that had that information have passed on. I hope this becomes a program where it will last longer than one season and be able to help many of the general public find answers they seek.

  16. Barbara Meza Goree

    Have been a subscriber for many years. Have had great success in all areas, except my fathers maternal side in Mexico. I have had no clues in this area. Very frustrating!!

  17. NADINE Ann NEFF

    I’m excited about another new program with every day people. I teach a non-credit class at our local community college for people who want to get started with Ancestry.com. The class is very popular and once people get a little taste of finding some information, they are hungry for so much more. Actually, it is one of the easiest classes that I teach….people don’t want to listen to me talk, they want to get started exploring and only want me to talk when they get stuck! 🙂 It will be good to give them another resource for information and entertainment.

  18. Joanne Farrell

    Ive had an extensive tree on ancestry. Ineresting stories. My fathers side has lived along upper delaware river and pocono mountains since mid 1700s. My rev war ancestor henry bush and father johan george busch enlisted in the pa militia july 1776 just after dec of indepence read in easton pa. Henry was a sharpshooter with capt john arndts flying camp and was captured in battle of long island. He was k inprisoned on british warships snow mentor and rochford in wallabout bay. Return the next year after escaping or prisoner exchange and reinlisted. Elias utt fought in battle of wyoming and escaped with a small band of soldiers who survived from the fort massacure. Many other stories of valor in all the wars and transcript of my great grandmothers deposition where she lost her civil war widows pension for befriending an african american man in1902 pennsylvania.

  19. Marie Sibenik

    To John Cameron: The man who raised you is indeed your Father. I would start by telling the Father who raised you how happy you are with your relationship. Be specific about all the things you learned from him about being a man, loving others and how to be a family and how to be a Dad. That you realize that he loves you and you will continue to return that love.
    Be sure to follow that promise with actions demonstrating your love ( phone calls, cards, time spent together- not necessarily money- love is independent of ability to aid or give gifts. Especially if personal hardship is involved) Explain that you wish to meet your biological Father because you want to know more about your biological Father’s families history on both sides. Also if there is any health concerns that run in your biological family (Heart disease Diabetes etc) Because you have been so loved you view this as opportunity to grow even more as a person. Best wishes.

  20. Marie Sibenik

    Th Joanne Farrell: Thank you for sharing your Bush Family story. I am descended from Jane Bush. You story will help me in my family research Jane is related to Jacob Stroud- The ancestor who qualified me for membership in the Daughters of the American Revolution

  21. Nikki

    My family tree has many surprises. I’m considered African American, but I have deep, historical roots and major historical connections in our family tree. I would love for my family to be on the show!

  22. I have been doing genealogy since the late 1970s/early 80s and have been a member of Ancestry for many years. While I have over 7,000 people in my tree, I still have dead ends which are unresolved. My greatest struggle is finding the answers to my second great grandfather, who disappeared, and was supposedly related to President James Madison’s grandmother. Years of research has gotten me nowhere with this one. I have researched 21 additional trees on Ancestry, and they are all of my family and friends. My life goal is to solve the Madison mystery that has been passed by word of mouth through our family, but unfortunately, time is running out. I have exhausted every avenue I know, short of traveling to the area where he lived. Unfortunately, it’s not feasible for someone my age living on a fixed income. I still have 1,191 pages of leaves yet to explore on this tree alone and not one leaf for the Madison family. If this show could give me more insight into what I might be missing, it would be a welcome relief.

  23. KR Harrold

    Several of us Reagans have been searching Michael/ aka Mitchel Ragan/Reagan who came from Ireland though he told family Washington co, MD. He possibly worked in glass factory in Pittsburgh, Pa. He was in our family’s life 1863- 1870. Disappeared Jan 1870. He left a pregnant wife and 3 children under 10 y/o. Served 6th WV Volunteers. Where did he go? We have some theories but cannot prove. Thank you

  24. Vito

    People WAKE UP !!!
    PLEASE PEOPLE. OTHERWISE IT WILL BE TOO LATE THERE’S NO OPTION LIKE “UNDO” ! ! !
    TRY TO USE YOUR COMMON SENSE IF YOU STILL HAVE ONE !!!
    Nick just unbelievable how they managed to brainwash majority of people !!!
    I don’t know how much useful information that you getting, but I know for sure that you are playing your own money to them to collect your DNA information at Central DNA Data Bank. AND YOU HAVE NO ANY IDEA HOW THIS INFORMATION WILL BE USED AND IF YOU ASK THEM THEY WILL NEVER TELL YOU THE TRUTH !!!
    People, wake up !!!
    Recollect yourself !!! Find your way back to your natural real common senses . I don’t want to give you any particular ideas, I’m just asking You people, think it over again , and then again , and then one more time…. choose the only one right only for You path back to your real self.

  25. Vic

    People WAKE UP !!!
    PLEASE PEOPLE. OTHERWISE IT WILL BE TOO LATE THERE’S NO OPTION LIKE “UNDO” ! ! !
    TRY TO USE YOUR COMMON SENSE IF YOU STILL HAVE ONE !!!
    Nick just unbelievable how they managed to brainwash majority of people !!!
    I don’t know how much useful information that you getting, but I know for sure that you are playing your own money to them to collect your DNA information at Central DNA Data Bank. AND YOU HAVE NO ANY IDEA HOW THIS INFORMATION WILL BE USED AND IF YOU ASK THEM THEY WILL NEVER TELL YOU THE TRUTH !!!
    People, wake up !!!
    Recollect yourself !!! Find your way back to your natural real common senses . I don’t want to give you any particular ideas, I’m just asking You people, think it over again , and then again , and then one more time…. choose the only one right only for You path back to your real self.

  26. Louisa Crowley

    How about researching freedmen of Five Civilized Tribes??? I have extensive family tree of slaves of Creek and Cherokee Slave owners who all ended up in Indian Territory Oklahoma. Would love for others to hear about their different journey!

  27. Tricia

    Sound like great show been doing my family tree on ancentry and parts family im very stuck !! I would love have you guys help me and show it on your program .. Thanks can’t wait see the program ..

  28. cj herring

    If you like a real dna mystery, pick my ancestry. Trying to find my bio-father and relatives. My dna doesn’t lie, so why am I not related to any italians in the us. I am 73 years old and time is running out. Maybe a trip to Italy has the answers, I don’t know. The dna results have been done 2 years ago!! Still no matches for me????

  29. Patricia Claire Brown

    Information on how to add photos to my genealogy. I have 14 years of research and have gone as far on 3 out of 4 grand parents as I can go. I am delighted about your new show.

  30. Dawn Andrews Green

    I have been doing genealogy since about 1992. On my maternal line I can go back to John Alden and Priscilla Mullins from the Mayflower. But my dad’s line is really tough. They came from Levoca area of Slovakia. We have several stories but no proof. My grandmother was supposedly related to Royalty but we can’t find anything to prove or disprove this. She had 6 boys and 6 girls. My father was the only one of the boys that did not have hemophilia. I also have several 1st cousins that are working on this too. It would be nice to finally get to the truth. Thanks

  31. Debbie Cohen

    I had information that totally changed my nationality, paternity and found out I am related to the founding father of modern day Israel. This happened within the last 7 months. What a journey it has been. It’s an amazing story, it it was someone else’s I would be super fascinating.

  32. Joyce Edmiston

    I was adopted just short of my 1st year birthday, and just recently (at age 59) I learned I had a rare genetic disorder that runs through families. Missouri Vital Statistics would not send my my medical records nor my adoption records. I did manage to get a non- certified pre adoption birth certificate, for a fee of course. However, the middle name of the father was incorrect.. and… he turned out not to be my birth father. We can spend hours, months and years going over charts and trees, however, until you take a DNA test, you will never know! I had to find my birth family because I was diagnosed by the Center of Genetic and Rare Diseases (GARD) with a medical issue.. and passed this onto my children.. Then it occurred to me.. If I passed this down to them, that means anyone I share DNA with has it, too! Then I had to find out which side of the family it came through. My closest DNA match – passed away the day before I found the person that would have connected me to him. Imagine your family all gathered at a loved ones funeral preparations receiving a message they had a close relative they never knew of… and with a rare genetic medical issue that runs through the family. I just returned from meeting my birth mother and the family of my birth father earlier this month. Flew to Texas, Kentucky and from Kentucky to St. Louis, Missouri area. Because Vital Statistics would not give me the medical history or any other information regarding my birth family, I took the task into my own hands. It turned out to be a wonderful and life changing event for me.

  33. Paul Barber

    Wow I have always wanted to share my family with the world. A simple Irish family, that came to Canada, almost 200 years ago. Once on Canadian soil I feel as if I knew them well, from all that is History in Grey Co Ontario, but when exactly, and how did they get here, I really want to know them better. I have a Family FB page, but after all my requests for more post immigration years, I still come up empty. Just one of my major brick walls that appears to be here for eternity, but is on my bucket list to solve. Looking forward to the show though, all the best!

  34. L Anderson

    I think Saturday mornings is great for getting kids interested in their family stories. And while alot of us older folks have caught the bug, I hope the program will focus on historical background we can all relate to, and not just how many generations your family has been here and how “important” the ancestors were. What did a typical person do in that situation or time period? I think yhat will hold the kids’ interest, as well as adults.

  35. Charlotte

    My satellite provider doesn’t receive Nbc is there a way to possibly stream the show a new leaf. I will continue to search but right now I’m feeling hopeless

  36. Dyanna Varner

    Here is a challenge that would make an excellent episode. I recently learned of the real-life tragic story of the enslaved Margaret Garner, 1834-1858 ……and it has occurred to me that YOU…yes you…. at Ancestry, have the power to CHANGE how her story ends!
    For those unfamiliar with the name, Margaret Garner was an enslaved mother, that in 1856 after making a daring escape with her family one cold January night, was tracked down and recaptured. She was so desperate for a life of freedom, that while being recaptured, she decided death was a more merciful choice for her and her children…… and attempted to make it a reality. Sadly, one child did die that day…. and another in a ferry accident, a month or so later….as she had been “sold down the river” to another plantation where she sadly died in 1858.
    But YOU at Ancestry…… have the ability to show her story didn’t end with her early death! If there are living descendant’s…..then her story lives on!!!
    It is known that her two sons, Tom and Sam lived to adulthood…. but no one has been able to find records on them past 1870.
    Margaret Garner’s famous story has been the subject of several books, famous paintings, a movie and museum exhibits. Surely you, the amazing researchers at Ancestry, can find out if this historic story continues on!!

  37. Suzan

    I just searched and found this show in my cable menu . It is listed New Leaf tv show title. the episode is listed as Last Dance and info about the show says Kids Reality. There is nothing in that info that leads me to think this has anything to do with genealogy. I did set the DVR to record it but that information will not draw many viewers.

  38. Arlene Miles

    Will you be helping people with other than United States findings? I have most of my first 31 direct ancestors, their spouses, children and their spouses. Would really like to find more information on my Irish ancestors.

  39. Elizabeth

    I to would love to see more information on how to find how my ancestors traveled from Ireland to the USA in the 1860’s. I have never been able to find them on any ship.

  40. Debbie Ingalls

    I am so glad to see you are using regular people to do for the ancestry. I have thought it would be a great show for years and have said as much. Looking into ancestors can be very difficult, especially if you have a common name like I do, Jones. I am finding it almost impossible to get past a certain point in my ancestry. I don’t think I will every know the rest of my story on the Jones line. My grandma didn’t want anyone searching that side of the family any way, so I think there was a dark history on that side. It sure would be interesting to know for sure or at least why she got so mad when ever we started looking into that part of our families history.

  41. Malcolm Sargent

    Do you have any idea why our local NBC station (WAND, Decatur, IL, channel 17) that covers Eastern & Central Illinois with several million potential listeners is not broadcasting this program?

  42. PSB

    Ordinary people! I challenge you! Even a professional cannot find records on my grandparents from Brazil, and there are a lot of others out here with similar dilemmas. “The Thrill of the Hunt” Hmmmm. New show thought?

  43. Nora Eklund

    My new novel, The Secret Strand, (coming in December) tells a story inspired by a miraculous find…can’t wait to hear the stories of others discovering the past.

  44. Mary Mitchell

    One side of my family has so much information but I’ve hit roadblocks reaching back to the British Isles on my other side prior to 1900. The names are common. I’d love to hear stories on how others have broken the impasse. There must be so many others with similar stumbling blocks.

  45. Kelli Shimabukuro

    My cousin and I are interested in researching our family. We discovered each other while simultaneously using ancestry.com. It is a story that has uncovered a divided family, passing, and a repeated refrain that we are related to Theodore Roosevelt. Any assistance we could have to solve some of our unanswered questions would be welcomed.

  46. Kelli Shimabukuro

    My cousin and I are interested in researching our family. We discovered each other while simultaneously using ancestry.com. It is a story
    that has uncovered a family divided by identity, Reconstruction, complexion and passing. There has also been a repeated refrain that we are related to Theodore Roosevelt. Although we identify as different races, we are anxious to fill in the gaps that a hundred plus years has created. Any assistance we could have to solve some of our unanswered questions would be welcomed.

  47. I’m sure that you have already picked this seasons lucky folks ..
    Many missed the only other Genealogy show when it quit ..
    A new one would easily last several seasons .. So with that said ..
    For Next Year I’d like to nominate .. My Mom ..
    She has an amazing history, that good episodes are made of ..
    At 85 she can take you through the old family estates located in
    The Most Notable sight in all the Catskills .. The home of the legends of Sleepy Hallow, more UFO sightings than anywhere in the US, and several haunted homes; she would also love to know their histories as well. Family homes over 400 yrs old ..
    She can take you to the hidden Dewitt family cemetery ..
    She is also the Great Granddaughter of the infamous
    Judge John T Brown of Cottonwood AL ..
    There is a small show case in the town that house some of his artifacts etc..
    That has been her brick-wall for yrs ..
    Anyway she can take you through beautiful Mysterious Catskills, to the height of the Antebellum south .. To somewhere in old Austria ..
    And, lastly she knows nothing about her Bio father who came from Austro-Bohemia in 1909 .. She never knew she’d been adopted by her step-father Harvey C Locke, until DNA testing ..
    .. I do think it would make a great show.
    But, this woman would be in heaven to have some unanswered questions,
    finally brought to light .. This lady has spent her life involved in genealogy, finding Bio parents for adoptees and just doing as much as she could helping others with their trees. It would be amazing to see her finally get answers.. Kathleen Locke Hozza is up for grabs ..lol
    Thx
    Kat Winters

  48. Linda Nowlin

    I would love it if you could help me. I know I have Indian blood for which I am very proud to have but I can not verify from what tribe! My 2 times great grandmother, Nancy Almira GREEN REDD, is either Sioux, Blackfeet or Pawnee. In the Census she was always listed as white. I have pictures of her, her daughter and my grandfather, and you can tell there is definitely Indian blood! I would love to know more about my Indian heritage if only I could find out What Am I? Love love love all your shows! And they help me out a lot!

  49. Nancy L Jarosik

    I would love it if you would delve into the Jenny Wiley story. I am 5th generation from her. My DNA from Ansestry.com tell me there is no Indian blood in me. Many relatives do not show Indian blood. But there are some that say there is. I would love to see that chapter closed.

  50. Shane Jennings

    Knowing where you come from is huge! My surname Jennings came from my 2nd Great Grandfather Jasper Jennings. Unfortunately, he died in the Civil War 3 years 9 months before my Great Grandfather Jeptha Allen Jennings was born. This all started a journey to find out who I am. Thanks to AncestryDNA , I now know who my Great Grandfather’s father was! Finding out where you come from is the biggest, most impacting, emotional journey one can take. I am now hoping to one day trace my new family roots back to Ireland an finish my journey. If the show is interested in helping me do this , that would mean the world to me. Just knowing where you come from is everything!

  51. Carolynn

    Supposedly my great grandmother ran a whore house and had kids by a man who was married to someone else and had kids by his wife. We have a statement of bastardly on him for at least one child. We cannot find out where the grandmother came from. Also on the other side we know our great grandfather came from but no records in him either.

  52. Rhonda

    You want the website I use for genealogy? Just want to make sure.? Since I wasn’t aware of the new show, I missed the first episode, but have set up my recorder to start recording episodes. However, the first episode is not listed in DirecTV search, no way to record that one. ALSO, I’ve noticed many people asking how you select the “everyday” people to use on your show. You must have know this would be one of the very first questions people would ask. You may want to consider adding a paragraph or 2 to the rest of you information at the top of this page. We all are interested in knowing. Maybe the answer is elsewhere on Ancestry, if so where is it?

  53. Terri R

    I love this show!! As an untrained genealogist, I love the way people respond to finding their families. Please keep this show around. There aren’t too many positive shows on TV these days.

  54. Vincent Fort

    Large group of family members left family hometown in 1868 and went to liberia west Africa. Descendants have been identified in Liberia recently. Would love to have dna and other research done. Any suggestions will be appreciated.

  55. Rhonda Sizemore

    My GGG grandfather is Elijah Denney. I would live to have a contact email for Anthony Davis. My mother was born on the farm that Elijah owned.

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  57. Kimberly Doyle

    I used ancestry dna kit to find my biological father. His brother has accepted me for who I am to them. My new found uncle and I are friends on Facebook now and have been communicating. But my husband and I are planning a trip from NC to Washington State to visit my family for first time this April or May. Interesting part is I have a letter that my bio dad wrote me in 1991 deny that he could be my father. Ancestry Dna proved him wrong years later. So I would like to get clarity as to why he took time to write me and deny me. I hope to make this trip while my 95 year old grandma is alive. And meet brothers and a sister that was born 4 months after me. My mother and father were both married and engaged to other people. Unfortunately for my mother her husband was away at school so he new right away I was not his. And they divorced because of it. I was fortunate enough to have an amazing stepdad that adopted me and my older brother. And when my mother failed to make that marriage work and after 2 more kids. She had another divorce. And my new adopted father was serving in Air Force that he retired from so 4 kids was impossible for him at that time. And being a mother was not in my mother’s plans either. She did decide to keep one of us and the other 3 of us were adopted by our maternal grandparents. Best thing that happened to us. So if there’s a way your show helps with whats ahead I look forward to watching.

  58. Jack Philipus

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