Finding Birth AND Adoptive Families

Finding Birth AND Adoptive Families

Learning about her father’s birth family led to his adoptive family—and his own childhood. Thanks to DNA testing for family history and some diligent genealogy research, now she knows more about his TWO families. Since childhood, Cheryl knew her father was adopted—and...
DNA and WikiTree for Adoptees

DNA and WikiTree for Adoptees

Here’s how adoptees and others searching for birth families can use both DNA testing and the free WikiTree genealogy website to help reconstruct their biological family trees. Thanks to Emma MacBeath and Chris Whitten for co-authoring this guest article. See their...