Category Archives: genealogy

What Is The My Research Progress View

My Research Progress is the first view seen in GenDetective.  My Research Progress works hand in hand with My Personal Research Goals, to present a visualization of your genealogy research.  The goal of visualizing My Research Progress is to quickly … Continue reading

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Why Make Your Own Jam?

My friend Kevin asked:  When and why did I start to make my own jam?  The easy answer is years ago.  Why did no one know?  Without social media, it was  never publicized.  It’s like the cookies I make at Christmas.  … Continue reading

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It’s Genealogical Institute Time!

Today I leave for Gen-Fed, which is the Genealogical Institute on Federal Records.  I’m excited!  Gen-Fed is a one week-long program that provides an in-depth look at the materials held by the National Archives that are of interest to genealogists.  … Continue reading

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Those Darn Wells’ .. The Approach

In my last post, Those Darn Wells’ .. The Problem, I detailed a lineage error that is at about 150 years old, an unfortunate error that has been perpetuated in books, letters and online trees.  What to do?  My cousin, … Continue reading

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Those Darn Wells’ .. The Problem

On 06 November 1739, Daniel Kenley married Frances Wells in Aberdeen, Harford County, Md.  Frances was the daughter of Richard and Elizabeth Wells, my 7th great grandparents.  I still don’t know Elizabeth’s maiden name. Every place I research, online, in … Continue reading

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GenDetective version 3 Is Now Available!

GenDetective v3 is now available for purchase and download from our website at Get GenDetective Now!  Version 3 introduces new features and several improvements, including: New My Tree view combines the functionality of traditional “block” view of our families combined … Continue reading

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GenDetective v3: Who Wants to be a BETA Tester?

When developing software, one of the last “phases” before releasing a new version is real world testing.  In the labs our software testing is done in a controlled, relatively pristine environment.  What I mean is that the machines have minimal … Continue reading

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