Mind McLane grew up in northern Minnesota. She majored in Latin American Studies and minored in business management at BYU. She's been married for 13 years, and working more diligently on family history for just about as long. She and her family moved from Iowa to Oklahoma in 2015 when her husband took a job at NSU.
Her favorite ancestry sites include Ancestry.com, the Norwegian Digital Archive, and Newspaperarchive.com. She finds ancestry DNA highly distracting and equally enriching..