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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’ .. A Mountain Of Data

In Those Darn Wells’ .. The Problem, I detailed a family lineage error that is at about 150 years old, an unfortunate error that has been perpetuated in books, letters and online trees.  After a trip to Salt Lake City … Continue reading

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Those Darn Wells’ .. Our Haul

In Those Darn Wells’ .. The Problem, I detailed a family lineage error that is at about 150 years old, an unfortunate error that has been perpetuated in books, letters and online trees. Recent biographies of the Col. George Wells … 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 3.1 Now Available!

GenDetective 3.1 is now available for download.  This update is free to current GenDetective 3.0 users. Version 3.1 adds fixes for several small issues and introduces one new feature. Introducing user controlled color selection for the user interface.  See this … Continue reading

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What if purple is my least favorite color?

Back in October, during the BETA testing of GenDetective v3, we received this email from John: “what if purple is my least favorite color.  Can you give me one or two or more options?” It’s a great idea, and as … Continue reading

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What is My Tree View?

My Tree View is new to GenDetective v3, and is a combination of the visualization achieved by My Personal Research Goals, My Research Progress and a traditional view of your family!  What do I mean by the traditional view of … Continue reading

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