Author Archives: GenDetective

Jamboree Exhibit Hall

Raffles!  If you’ve been to Jamboree before, you know they have raffles, lots and lots of free prizes, just waiting to be claimed!  One lucky attendee will win a copy of GenDetective and three The Traveling Genealogist trip planning guides. … Continue reading

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Are you going to Jamboree?

May is one of the “big” genealogy conference months, with several large regional/national conferences.  The calendar is chock full including: Ohio Genealogical Society (Mason, Oh) National Genealogy Society (St Charles, Mo) Southern California Jamboree (Burbank, Ca) Jamboree is one of … Continue reading

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GenDetective Update v3.3 Now Available

GenDetective version 3.3 is now available for download at http://www.rumblesoftinc.com/updates.cfm. This update corrects a few issues (see the release notes on the updates page) and introduces 3 new DNA related reports. As genealogists, one of our challenges, is identifying who … Continue reading

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ancestry.com DNA Enhancements Announced At RootsTech

Last week at RootsTech, ancestry.com unveiled three new features for users.  The details of their announcement of the features is here.  The feature I have been exploring is the Common Ancestors feature for DNA matches.  The directions for enabling these … Continue reading

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It’s Institute Registration Time

During registration for GRIP last week (some courses still have seats), I was in Washington, DC with several friends whom I met the prior summer at GenFed (1 week institute on NARA holdings).  We scheduled a group research trip to … Continue reading

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My Map View: County Maps

In My Map View from a United States map, you can get a state-wide map, one that shows the county boundaries, and the individual counties your family lived in!  Our starting navigational point is a map of California that we … Continue reading

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My Map View: State Maps for The United States

In My Map View there are several ways that you can navigate to a state level map: Click on a state in a country map Click on the link for the state in the chart below the country map. Unfortunately … Continue reading

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