Family Tree Research: 6 Genealogy Tips For Beginners Many avid genealogists trace their initial family history interest back to the 1970s when they watched the blockbuster television series “Roots”—an adaptation of the book Roots: The Saga of an American Family.  While it’s true that “Roots” was the spark for many, each genealogist has her or his own reason for pursuing family tree […]

How I Found My Birth Father

For 19 years, Patrick, an adoptee, looked for his birth parents. Frustrated with the high prices of companies that promised nothing, and trying many services—including genealogy websites and private detectives—but getting nowhere, Patrick gave up. A few years later he discovered Origins and gave it one more shot.  It worked! With help from Origins Genealogy, […]