Tag Archives: GenDetective 2

GenDetective v3: Remove MS Access Report Engine!

One of the biggest issues we’ve had with GenDetective is the installation of the MS Access report engine. Sometimes it will install, other times it won’t, and sometimes when updates to other Office products install, they helpfully remove the version … Continue reading

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We’re Related App Milestone — 100 Matches!

Sounds promising, right? The We’re Related app has suggested 100 possible cousins for my daughters. How good of a job is the app really doing? From the pie chart you can see that there are: 33: Matches 04: Possible matches 17: Highly … Continue reading

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Local Tax Records

On Friday (Jan 22) I made a trip to the Northampton County PA Archives.  The archives is located north of Easton in Forks township and the staff are wonderful.  It was not my first trip to this archive but it was … 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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Assigning GPS Coordinates in GenDetective 2

In my prior post we took at look at how you can determine which locations in your family tree did not match to a “known” location.  Thinking about your family tree, what locations would you think would fail to match … Continue reading

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Did I Miss Information In That Census Record?

In our rush to find people in census records we sometimes grab the most obvious information and glance over the remaining columns in the census.  However, sometimes that additional information holds clues, information that points us to additional records. Take … Continue reading

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Digging Deeper Into Census Records

Census records are a genealogists best friend.  They are one of the first sources of information about our families that genealogists consult.  Censuses are a snapshot in time of the family, on a reoccurring basis (frequently 10 years) allowing us … Continue reading

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