Every now and then, I will hear from a fellow searcher, researcher or relative who compliments my site. This site has been online in some form since 1996 and I began the research for this site in 1986. So, I appreciate the compliments and testimonials below:

"By the way, I had not been on your website in a long time so I checked it out! It was awesome! My 'picky' self could find nothing I'd change! Kudos to you!" -- S.K., Irish & German Kerns Kearns Keeran Keirns Research and DNA Project administrator and researcher.

"Thanks for all the good work that you do and for keeping your tree Public :)" - K.H., Ancestry member.

"Thank you so much. I appreciate you sending this information. I knew you would be the best source for family history. Thanks again." - D.J., second cousin.

"Jamie Johnson brilliant work, Cousin." - G.T.S., Descendants of Robert the Bruce Facebook Group member.

"Wonderful information!!!" - C.F.J., 23andMe, FamilyTreeDNA and Pendleton Pals member.

"You do such amazing work." - R.A.Q., Robin's Family Research.

"I was able to spend a little time today checking out the [Family Tree of James Arthur Johnson]. That is SO cool. I love all the details, colors and information! I don't have anything that cool." - A.B., BKL Family Research.

"I have spent several hours on your website and just to tell you, I am blown away with all your information and research. I will spend some time reading and studying it more. It was also so inspiring to read the notes that were written about your Dad and the one for your daughter. Thanks so much for sharing your site with me." - C.M., FamilySearch member.

"I have been to your website over the past few years and appreciate all you have done to make it a great resource." - N.S.R., Nancy's Family Stories researcher and blogger, and Pendleton Pals member.

"I saw your ... website and was very intrigued and impressed. Did you assemble this HTML framework yourself, or is this the output of a genealogical product?" - R.L., Ancestry member (I did it myself for those wondering).

"Jamie, Thank you for sharing. You have done quite a remarkable job of documentation. I think this research is so fascinating and find myself lost in the site for hours!" -- D.L.

"This is amazing info! Thank you so much." - D.T.B

"Thank you so much for sending that link. Wow! That was impressive!" - J.B.K., 23andMe member.

"Thank you for sharing the research, that is some really cool information." - N.R., James Madison University.

"I am really impressed by all the work and research you have put into your family's history." - B.B., 23andMe member.

"You have done an amazing job on your family tree." - S.H., 23andMe member.

"Oh my golly Jamie!! This is so impressive!! Thank you so very much for sharing this with me. I'm excited to look into this deeper." - J.H., FamilySearch member.

"Checked out your web site. Looks good! Lots of info there." - T.N., FamilySearch member.

"Wow... I am floored at your website!" - J.W., Geneanet member.

"I admire your determination to keep searching for your ancestors. Your [website] is amazing. One with which your children should be proud to be a part of." - S.J.K., MyHeritage member.

"Your web page etc. is truly amazing. I couldn't possibly comprehend how you did it." - S.J.K., MyHeritage member.

"Thank you James! WOW, your web site has lots of great info!" - N.H., 23andMe member.

"Your information is amazing!" - A.M., 23andMe member.

"I am researching the Smith line of our family in which your research has been very helpful. ... I admire your efforts!" - I.S.

"Your family link is fantastic." - D.N., Irish & German Kerns Kearns Keeran Keirns Research and DNA Project member.

"Someone has done a lot of work. Nice website and tree." - J.S., Ancestry member.

"I like your webpage. That is a lot of work. Great site." - D.H.

"I've found your site and have had a wonderful time looking at all of the information available! What a lot of work you have done! ... It's absolutely amazing to be able to find and document those connections and I thank you wholeheartedly for the work you've done on this to make that possible and accessible!!!" - D.B.

"Very interesting! You are obviously far better at this than I am." - D.M.

"Wow!! Good job on the family tree. I wish we were related, you have done most of the hard work." -- C.R., 23andMe member.

"Wow! This is amazing - did you piece all that together?" - C.H., 23andMe member.

"Thank you for all your valuable research of your family history!" - B.M., 23andMe member.

"I am so impressed at the work you've done, including your organizational abilities!" - K.O., 23andMe member.

"I'm so envious of your extensive family tree! ... I loved how there are stories included!" - K.E., 23andMe member.

"You have it so organized! I'm jealous!" - G.M., 23andMe member.

"[Y]our site is amazing!!" - K., 23andMe member.

"I so enjoy learning about my ancestors! Thank you for your research!" - S.S., FamilySearch member.

"Your page is just about the most interesting geneology site I've ever seen." - J.A., 23andMe member.

"I'm so impressed with all of your knowledge. I can tell you've been working on all of this for a while. It seems like you are an excellent research person. ... I was going to ask you what site you used to do your website. I really like how you have links to photos, etc. " - M.M., 23andMe member.

"I am VERY impressed with your family tree. I know that took some time!!" - M.M., 23andMe member.

"I've seen your site ... and find it very helpful." - G.C., Ancestry member.

"Wow Jamie Johnson, I am so far from what you have. I can only dream of creating that for my tree." - J.D.M., County Cavan Gedmatch DNA Comparisons member

"Love how you keep up your Website. That's pretty awesome, you know! I'll have to read it in detail when I have a dedicated block of time. ...(it's like reading a good book!)" -- S.K., Irish & German Kerns Kearns Keeran Keirns Research and DNA Project administrator and researcher

"James Johnson, Very nice, well done." - S.J., FTDNA Johnson Y-DNA Project member

"Wow! James Johnson! This is an interesting read. I haven't absorbed it all .... Nice job!" - G.W., FTDNA Johnson Y-DNA Project member.

"I have to commend you on all the work you have done." - A.G., 23andMe member.

"I have looked at your website and am very impressed." - K.M., 23andMe member.

"So this is your website???? WOW!!! LOVE IT!!! ... AWESOME!!!" - D.D.

"Wow - that family tree and your research is amazing!" - M.R., 23andMe member.

"[Y]our work is GREAT!!!" - K.A.T., Ancestry member.

"I'm always in awe when I look at your genealogy and your web-page. I wouldn't have any idea where to start. It is amazing." - S.J.K., MyHeritage member.

"Thank you for that information James. I'm very impressed at the detail on family.beacon deacon.com. Very interesting." - P.N., 23andMe member.

"Your website seems well researched ..." - T.D., 23andMe member.

"I saw one last name I recognized when looking at your family tree. I'm very impressed with your data." - M.S-M., 23andMe member.

"WOW!!! That's some awesome research!!! You're way above me!" - P.A.S.M.S, Geni.com member.

"Jamie, I am blown away by your ancestry work. ... Your tree is amazing." - B.W., 23andMe and GEDmatch.com member.

"Your website is super helpful!!" - C.K., Irish & German Kerns Kearns Keeran Keirns Research and DNA Project member.

"Hi Jamie, I'm overawed by your detailed and incredibly well documented family tree." - A.B., 23andMe member.

"Very impressive research and website!" J.L., 23andMe member.

"The Family of Beacon Deacon is very detailed and I like the way you've set it out with the sources and additional information. I'm looking at it now...and there goes the rest of my day! :)" - F.M., Descendants of Robert the Bruce Facebook Group member.

"Jamie, you have a very impressive web site. That had to have taken a lot of work. Great job." - C.R., GEDmatch.com member.

"You've done a lot of research! I'm impressed!" - Y.M.

"Your genealogical web-site is amazing." - S.J.K., MyHeritage member.

"Your site is awesome, you've done so much research!" - P.R., Geni.com member.

"That's a really cool website. I'd love to do one!" - L.R., 23andMe member.

"I looked at your website. It's very impressive and took a lot of work." - S.P., MyHeritage member.

"I had a chance to glance at your website and I'm very impressed with what you have done." - R.W., Irish & German Kerns Kearns Keeran Keirns Research and DNA Project member.

"I was very impressed with your site on beacon. Love it..." - L.J., Find-A-Grave member.

"I checked out the link and that is pretty awesome to see!" - N.M, 23andMe member.

"Thank you so much for all of the information! You have done a lot of great work!" - L.L., 23andMe member.

"You've done your research!" - J.L., 23andMe member.

"very interesting and in-depth" - T.R.S, Pendleton Pals member.

"I am impressed by your family history page...very thorough." - C.H., 23andMe member.

"I'm very impressed with your research and your web page!" - K.W., WikiTree member.

"Wow! You've really done some 'homework' on this." - G.L., 23andMe member.

"Thank you for this incredible information and sources! ...Your website is fantastic!" - G.W., 23andMe member.

"You have really done some extensive research way above my understanding" - T.J., GEDmatch.com member.

Feedback from my class From Tales to Tree: Getting started in genealogy I taught in July 2019:

"Thank you for sharing your family tree link. You have done some extensive research. The photos were awesome and the information was so interesting." - C.H., 23andMe member.

"Very impressive." - D.W.B.

"...your (rather amazing) tree" - D.N., 23andMe member.

"I checked out your tree (and may I say, it is very impressive!)" - S.B., 23andMe member.

"Thanks for the inspiration." - S.Q.

"You are so very nice to follow through with trying to find our connection. I very much appreciate it! ... Your tree is so informative and well organized." - M.J.

"[T]hat's a very cool website." - R.M.

"Hi James, your website is fantastic!" - L.M., 23andMe member.

"Wow! What a fantastic page you have put together! ... I am VERY excited to dig through your amazing work and see if I can find anything." - E.C., 23andMe member.

"Your website is very impressive" - T.S., 23andMe member.

"Enjoyed perusing your family tree site, you've really put a lot of work into it." - R.S.

"You have done your homework." - J.A.G., 23andMe member.

"I did follow to your web site and very informative, great job on that." - J.H., Find-A-Grave member.

"That's awesome that you have so much info on your family tree!" - K.S., 23andMe member.

"Wow, you have put a lot of work in your family tree." - E.M., 23andMe member.

"Wow! What an amazing genealogy website." - M.C.

"Good research by the way...thoroughly enjoyed reading it over." - A.V.J.

"Wow, you have a lot of information!" - J.C.

"Jamie Johnson, you are quite amazing. I shall certainly check out these ancestors and see where my lines cross. This is so exciting!" - V.W., Pendleton Pals member.

"I find your Family Tree to be terribly exciting." - K.L.B., U.K.

"Wow, you've got a great website!" - M.J., 23andMe member.

"That's incredible. You sure have done a lot of research." - H.S.

"That is quite a website you have built and lots of information on it." - P.E.C.

"Jamie, it looks you've put a lot of work and time into your website." - C.M.D., Opening Doors in Brick Walls.

"Jamie Johnson: Absolutely beautifully put-together tree." - F.C., North Carolina DNA Group member.

"[I]mpressive body of research." - Dr. L.R., University of Georgia.

"You have been doing this long enough to make good judgements!" - D.B., genealogical researcher and author.

"Wow! You have done a lot of research!" - J.R., 23andMe member.

"You have an amazing website." - C.N.L.

"Your web site is amazing. It has so much info and goes so far out." - B.T., 23andMe member.

"You're family tree looks remarkable and shows an extreme amount of effort put into it." - ST.M., 23andMe member.

"You're website is great." - C.J.

"That's pretty amazing that you know all this stuff about your family line! ... I looked at your website and I've gotta say... WOW! You have put a lot of time and effort into all that! ... So, major kudos for having such a well put together site man! (: ... Again bang up job! I can't believe the [level] of detail you have on all of the family members there. Incredible!" - J.N, 23andMe member.

"[Yo]u have done a ton of research. ... [T]his should help me track some ancestors." - B.C., 23andMe member.

"[T]hank you so much for your help. I appreciate you." - L.P., Geni.com member.

"Your website is just amazing--it's so fascinating." - L.D., 23andMe member.

"You are so blessed to have such a long family tradition. [T]hank you for your assistance." - P.M., 23andMe member.

"Your site is awesome...Good job...Wish I could do all that" - K.H, 23andMe member.

"You certainly have done some research." - M.W.M.

"Wow, this is wonderful. ... Wow so much information. I am loving it... It is really all well done and wonderful." - R.Q, Robin's Family Research.

"Wow!! That's really amazing!!" - N.P.

"Love your site, James! I hope you reference it in the Geni profiles for Sally Hicks." - E.H., curator at Geni.com member.

"Aren't you amazing? Thanks for sharing your information with me. You are a much better researcher..." - S.J.K., MyHeritage member.

"Wow I'm impressed." - L.K., 23andMe member.

"I wouldn't began to know how to do what you did on your web-site. Impressive." - S.J.K., MyHeritage member.

"Sounds like you're doing your homework ... Fascinating stuff ..." - J.H., 23andMe member.

"Thanks for your excellent chart and documentation..." - B.S.G., Find-A-Grave member.

"By the way your website is GREAT! ... It is one of the best sites I've ever seen. I really enjoyed it." - C.T., Geni.com member.

"Thanks for sharing all of the photos. They are wonderful." - G.M.

"Wow!! Amazing work! ... Thank you for your excellent information!" - B.W.

"I glanced at your website - my goodness, you have really done a LOT of research...fascinating ...I may be coming to you for advice at some point!" - S.L.B.

"Jamie, I'm so impressed at all the research you've done and how you are able to access family history!" - R.A.

"I must say, your personal website is one of the best and most thorough efforts I've ever seen on the internet. You have done a fine job." - L.G.

"Your list of surnames is very impressive. You are to be commended for your work. ... Thank you for being you and sharing your family with me and others. Our world needs many more like you." - A.S.G.

"Thank you! What a great layout of your ancestors!" - C.H.

"Oh wow! You really seem to have a knack for this, thank you." - K.S.

"Excellent! I love that you have your family genealogy so well organized. A guy after my own heart. :-)" - T.

"Thanks for the good computer presentation for all! ... fine family history website." - K.K., Pendleton Pals member.

"I love your website!" - S.C.

"It is an incredible achievement. All of us who are descended from the Morris family owe you a great debt for the work you have done." - G.J., Geni.com member.

"Bravo to you ... for the work you have done! I read the Samuel Shattuck page. Nice work!" - P.S., Shaddock/Shattuck/Shattocke genealogy researcher and author.

"I appreciate your tree link--a lot of work has gone into it." - D.J.

"I was very impressed with all the info you have." - B.J.

"I looked at your website and it think it is quite well done. It is always a challenge to get everything organized in a simple and understandable format but your arrangement does that. ... [Y]ou have an outstanding website and at least people copying from that will have accurate information. ... I can't tell you how much I appreciate all of your labors! ... And you are always on the ball updating your website. Keep it up!" - D.B.

"Jamie, you have to be one of the very best researchers I have ever found. I just love the fact that you can prove what you have. Wish there were more out there like you." - A.S.G.

"You have a very nice web site." - M.T.

"Thank You for sharing your family tree links! How incredible to see such detailed background. ... The pictures are amazing to see!" - A.T.

"GREAT job on your family research on James Johnson family tree ... an AWESOME website." - S.K.

"I am envious of your site. I wish I were capable of doing something similar." - R.M.J.


Developed in May 2017.