American Ancestors Magazine

Volume 22, Number 1, Spring 2021

DNA Today: Sampling from the Tree of Knowledge

A Message from Our President & CEO

Branches of Our Family


Online Learning

Staff Profile


Staff List

Family Focus


Lost Family and Found Strangers
Libby Copeland

The Club No One Asked to Join
Bill Griffeth

Using DNA to Identify My Grandmother’s Mother
Sheilagh Doerfler

Basics of DNA Research for Genealogy
Pamela Guye Holland

To America and Back: The Sojourns of Job Daouphars
Olivier Le Dour

A Clubwoman’s Letters: Middle-Class Feminism in the Early 1900s
Violet Snow

“Alas that I ever came to this land”: 250 Years of Irish Immigrant Letters
Jean Powers and Kerby Miller

A Glimpse into the Early Life of Pilgrim Sara (Reader) Cushman from Lenham, Kent, 1585–1616
Michael R. Paulick

Unique Massachusetts Catholic Cemetery Records Debut on
Claire Vail


Wyner Family Jewish Heritage Center Spotlight
The Two Worlds of Leopold Morse

Stephanie Call

From Our Collections
The Appleton Qur’an

Gerald W. R. Ward