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GenDetective v3: My Family Enhancements

The My Family View in GenDetective receives a small facelift in version 3.  Each of the 3 panels shown above can be resized for space, and the right panel can be completely collapsed to maximize screen space. In the top … 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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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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My First Trip to the National Archives

On this past Tuesday I made my first trip to Washington, DC to research in the National Archives.  My friend Donna joined me and at the Archives we met my newly discovered (thank you internet) cousin Elisa from California.  Our 5th … Continue reading

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The Source Timeline

The GenDetective Source Timeline report provides a way to examine each event for an ancestor and study the sources that were cited to support this event.  The Source Timeline report was created at the request of user Russ Worthington.  You … Continue reading

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The Trip Guide

The Trip Guide view in GenDetective 2 was created for genealogists who do not have any or much experience planning a genealogy research trip.  At many conferences I have spoken with genealogists who, to date, have researched exclusively online.  When … Continue reading

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My Maps View – Looking at a State Map

In my last post I introduced you to the My Maps view and how you can look at various maps of your family at an international or national level.  What’s next?  You can look at an individual state, which shows … Continue reading

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