October 2013 - Genes News

Top tip - Genes Reunited blogs

Welcome to the new Genes Reunited blog!

  • We regularly add blogs covering a variety of topics. You can add your own comments at the bottom.
  • The Genes Reunited Team will be writing blogs and keeping you up to date with changes happening on the site.
  • In the future we hope to have guest bloggers that will be able to give you tips and advice as to how to trace your family history.
  • The blogs will have various privacy settings, so that you can choose who you share your blog with.

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WW1 soldiers in a rush to get to the church on time


Published in Genes News on 28 Oct 2013 12:38 : 10 comments : 12974 views

The loneliness felt amongst the men on the front line and the women left behind during WW1 encouraged relationships to start via letters, with many couples getting engaged despite never meeting face to face. 


Grave Secrets - What graveyard statues reveal about your ancestors


Published in Genes News on 8 Oct 2013 11:26 : 12 comments : 27414 views

“Let's talk of graves, of worms, and epitaphs;


How to Write a Letter to a Long Lost Relative


Published in Genes News on 4 Oct 2013 14:37 : 10 comments : 41256 views

At Genes Reunited we know searching for missing family members is one of the most emotional journeys a person will ever take. If you’re on this site reading this the chances are you’ve been on a rollercoaster ride of research. This is all done in the hopes that your future will include this newfound relative. Then you do and there’s a sense of triumph for finding them coupled with the feeling of fear; because finding them is only part of the journey.