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GenDetective v3: My Video Library Enhancements

In GenDetective v3 the My Video Library feature has undergone a major enhancement.  New to v2, My Video Library, started the process of building video content to help users get the most from GenDetective.  In v3 My Video Library has … Continue reading

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Maps Are Possible With Coordinates

In my past few posts we have been discussing coordinates and standardized place names.  Besides exporting our locations in a Location History file, what else can we do with our locations?  Using our standardized locations for our events GenDetective can place your … Continue reading

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Why Genealogy Education?

For the past few months I have been focused on learning and improving my research skills.  It started with my annual trek to The Genealogy Research Institute in Pittsburgh and Judy Russell’s and Rick Sayre’s class on “Law School For Genealogists” and … Continue reading

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Is It Time to Prune the Family Tree?

Do you ever feel like your family tree is just too big?  I am in that spot now and am debating the pros and cons of pruning my tree.  Our combined tree, for myself and Charlie’s family, holds over 21,000 relatives! … Continue reading

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Conducting A Document Inventory

Have you ever wanted to inventory your file folder of documents (evidence) for a person and compare it the list of documents associated with the person in your family tree?  I have been working on DAR (Daughters of the American … Continue reading

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Got Death Certificates, Whats Next?

In my prior article An Exciting Day in PA Records Is At Hand I discussed the impending release of the first wave of PA Death Certificates (1906-1924) on Ancestry.com.  Four hundred and sixty-nine (469) death certificates later, I’m ready for the next … Continue reading

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Connecting to database ..

Have you seen this message “Connecting to database ..” in GenDetective and been frustrated that it never goes away?  If so, the solution to this issue is simple and quick. First, what is the cause of the issue?  With multiple … Continue reading

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