The Genealogical Society of South Africa

Different perspectives in researching Genealogy

Abrie de SawrdtAbrie de Swardt, the chairman of the Southern Cape Branch of the GSSA investigated varoius approchaes for researching family. He mentions a familiy heirloom that can bring to the fore the lineage of a family linked to a timeline. Then we find how history linked with politics can bring to bear how families link, sometimes as opponents and then how sport allows one to delve into the family register of specific families and the role of DNA in bringing to bear famous sport personalities. Indeed a thought provoking article.
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