GenDetective™easily creates targeted research itineraries that you can print or view on an iPod, iPhone, PDA, Droid smart phone or tablet (XOOM), Kindle™, ebook reader, netbook (mini), or laptop.
Up until now genealogy programs only told you what information you have. GenDetective™’s powerful reporting features will tell you what you DON’T KNOW, and what you need to FIND, focused by criteria you select for easy, organized research. More than 170 reports allow you to easily create research itineraries for Genealogy trips whether local or long distance to:
- Court House
- Cemeteries Societies
- Library of Congress
- State Archives
- National Archives
- Salt Lake City Genealogy Library
- Targeted reports for borrowing microfiche from libraries
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Designate "Family Line" People. Relationships to Family Line people are automatically calculated when analyzing your genealogical data and are instantly available in reports. Additional Family Line people can be added on the fly.
Powerful, easy to use filtering allows you to pick from a list of YOUR data locations:
- All People
- By relationship to a person (only include people / families who are closely related to a selected person
- By geographic location: country, state/region/territory, down to county level
The GenDetective™ people reports identify ancestors without parents, missing birth and death dates, never married (or at least your data doesn’t record a marriage), missing emigration and immigration data. Have you ever attempted to identify which people were alive during the short run of a local newspaper? What about those relatives who may be identified in a county history book? The people reports help you identify this information and much more. View sample reports
Census reports covering national, state, and territorial censuses, detailing the missing census records for your family. Look for your family in censuses ranging from Quebec to Florida, the U.S., to Canada, England and other countries with national censuses. Quickly answer questions like: Who should I be looking for in the 1885 New Jersey Census? Take advantage of additional data that is contained in census records already located! GenDetective™ Reports understand what data is contained in each census record, by year, and allow you to quickly determine which information hasn’t been recorded in your data! View sample reports
Research itineraries help you organize and plan your research trip, from courthouse to historical society, to genealogy library to local cemetery. View sample reports
The GenDetective™ event reports allow you to identify missing events as well as locate events that detail vital information. Do you record valuable information such as farm schedule in the occupation event? If so, quickly identify this data allowing you to create a farm schedule research itinerary. Have you ever wondered if a particular disease runs in a family? If you record illnesses or cause of death in your family data, this question can be answered in mere seconds. View sample reports
Family reports detail family definitions and their relationships, missing marriage dates, families with only one parent, and reports detailing family locations and chronological and geographic locations. View sample reports
Statistical reports provide unique insight into your data, using histograms and statistical averages that detail the distribution of your family members through the centuries, birth, death and child statistics, military service, census statistics (missing and located), and source usage statistics. View sample reports
Cemetery markers and obituaries provide such valuable clues in our family research. GenDetective™ reports identify people missing both obituaries and markers as well as creating reports to aid your cemetery searches. View sample reports
The geographic reports provide geographic (national, state or regional) mappings of your data. These breakdowns enable you to identify the locations where your family was concentrated, suggesting areas to focus local research on. View sample reports
Source reports help you identify events, people or families that are missing sources. In addition, they support identifying events that reference a specific source as well as detailing how many source references each person or event has. View sample reports
The multimedia reports allow you to determine what files you have on disk but don’t reference in your family tree, which files you reference which are missing, as well as all of the references to each file. View sample reports
Military reports enable you to determine who may have been eligible for military service, helping you to focus your research efforts on the relatives most likely to have participated in a conflict. These reports allow you to quickly answer questions like: Do you know who was eligible to enlist in the War of 1812? What about the Civil War or World War I? View sample reports
GenDetective™ contains definitions for various censuses, military conflicts as well as countries. These definitions are part of the GenDetective™ analyzer. GenDetective™ uses these definitions when analyzing your family tree data! If you know of a source that GenDetective™ isn’t aware of, simply define it and re-analyze your data! No waiting for product updates to be released when a new research source is discovered or made available; take advantage of it immediately!
Census definitions in GenDetective™ are summarized by country and year. For each year you record the individual pieces of data that are defined in the census. All census reports will immediately incorporate the census definition identifying people likely to be found in the census as well as valuable data available in each census year.
Miltary conflicts are defined by each participating country. Definitions include eligible service ages as well as war years. Military conflict definitions will be immediately incorporated into the GenDetective™ military service reports identifying relatives that were age eligible for service!
Country definitions are available for tailoring by you the genealogist. If you use abbreviations to identify countries, states or regions, you can alter the basic definitions to conform to your data entry.