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The Research Like a Pro Genealogy Podcast

Dec 16, 2019

Today's episode of Research Like a Pro is an interview with Alice Childs. Alice is a professional genealogist and recent graduate of our Research Like a Pro with DNA study group. She is sharing the DNA research process she used to discover a client's immigrant ancestors' origins. She is also sharing the full report, so scroll down to find the link to her services pages where it's listed as a work sample! We are also giving away a DNA kit to one lucky winner in conjunction with today's episode, so check out how to enter below.

DNA Kit Giveaway

We are so excited about how valuable DNA evidence can be in our family history research, and I'm excited for you to have the chance to win a kit and begin using DNA in your research too!

Enter to win in just four easy steps:

  1. Subscribe to Alice's blog at (scroll down to the bottom right-hand corner of the homepage)
  2. Subscribe to the Family Locket Newsletter 
  3. Share the RLP 75 blog post on your favorite social media channel with a comment about what research objective you would like to solve using DNA evidence. 
  4. Go to our blog post for this episode and leave a comment letting us know where you shared.

This contest will close at 10 pm MST this December 31.  We will announce the winners on our Facebook pages on the morning of January 1st: Family Locket Facebook Page and Alice Childs Genealogy Facebook Page.


Alice's website:

Read Alice's final report here: - scroll to the bottom and look for her DNA report on Michael Kunch and Marie Haleczko

RLP with DNA Study Group Reflection - post by Alice Childs

Color Coding DNA Matches - post by Alice Childs

Uploading DNA to Other Sites - post by Alice Childs

Tracing Your Immigrant Ancestors: Discovering the Place of Origin - post by Alice Childs

Research Like a Pro eCourse

Study Group - more information and email list

Research Like a Pro: A Genealogist's Guide by Diana Elder with Nicole Dyer on

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