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GenDetective v3: Enhanced Trip Planning Packet!

GenDetective v3 has introduced several enhancements to the Research Trip Packet.  Each county trip packet contains: List of relatives you are researching who lived in the county List of people whose birth certificates/baptisms List of people whose death certificates/obituaries List … Continue reading

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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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GenDetective v3: My Research Progress Enhancements

What is the My Research Progress view?  The Research Progress view provides a unique look at your family research, focusing on basic demographic research areas and identifies which people have or have not met your personal goals.  These demographics include: … Continue reading

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Researching Census Records in GenDetective

Census records are one of the most frequently consulted group of records by genealogists.  These records are the backbone of our family history, allowing us to trace our families through time as a couple marries, has children, and the children … 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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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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My Family View

In my last blog I said that we would start taking a weekly look at the major new features of GenDetective version 2.  So, here is the first feature .. the My Family View!  What’s that you ask?  Since a picture … Continue reading

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