DNA Cousins

I have had good luck testing my DNA. A little bit too much luck, as a matter of fact, with well over a thousand cousins on each of the two services I used! Southern genealogy is even more complicated than I thought it would be. I have on occasion been matched with a second or […]

Those Dang Butlers

My family’s oral tradition has always been that my great grandparents were cousins, both descending from Butlers. Lately, I’ve been trying to figure out just how they connect. And have succeeded only in narrowing things down a bit! ┬áHere are some notes, for my own reference and to share. My great-grandfather, Carzy Clifford Cole, was […]