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My Map View: People versus Events?

In My Map View one of the options you have for each map is the choice between mapping people or mapping events.  This option is found in the Map my family section on the left side of the screen, just … Continue reading

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My Map View: What Places Did GenDetective Pick For My Family?

When looking at the GenDetective maps it is important to confirm that the locations in your family tree were matched to the location you meant.  As discussed in the prior post, there are several places named Kingston, and it is … Continue reading

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My Map View: That’s Not Where My Family Was At!

When looking at a map in GenDetective My Map View, you may spot your family in a place that you know they have never been.  What’s up with that?  There are a couple of possibilities: Your family was there and … Continue reading

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2018 My Year of DNA Research

Happy New Years!  2018 was my year of joining the genealogy DNA party.  I finally decided to do DNA testing for both my husband and myself.  My initial findings didn’t differ from many people .. we had a few close … Continue reading

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My Map View: World & Regional Maps

The first map you will see in My Map View is a world map.  In the Map My Family section of the screen (left side), you can expand the Maps node to see a list of the Regional maps that … Continue reading

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My Maps: Getting Started

The initial view in My Map View you will see when using GenDetective v3 will look similar to the following: As with each view in GenDetective, My Map View is divided into multiple sections.  Each section can be resized smaller … Continue reading

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What Is My Map View?

My Map View is one of the core features of GenDetective v3.  First is the cool, look at my family on a map, wow factor!  Followed quickly by, what now? Genealogy and geography are intertwined.  Geography, along with the years … Continue reading

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