The best online tools to trace your genealogy from home

When we spend so much of our time online, we’re bound to learn something while clicking and scrolling. Discover something new with Mashable’s series I Learned It On The Internet.

We’d only be only a ferry ride away — how could we not explore our previously unknown Welsh heritage on my mother’s milestone birthday trip to England? That’s how I sold the idea to my mother, who’d always been interested in genealogy. On a driving tour of Ireland, years earlier, we’d connected with one another and our Irish roots. 

That milestone birthday trip is on indefinite hold in COVID times, but facing a long pandemic winter, I wondered if we could explore those roots virtually, using her DNA test results and genealogy apps. We could take a research trip through our phones.   Read more…More about I Learned It On The Internet, Tech, and Consumer Tech

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