Tag Archives: Report

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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When you’re handed lemons .. its lemonade time

Yesterday (Saturday, Nov 29), I made a long-awaited trip to the DAR library in Washington, DC.  I had my research plan prepared, I wanted to spend the majority of my time in the Seimes Technology Center looking at documents.  The … Continue reading

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New GenDetective reports are alternative to spreadsheets

GenDetective 2011, version 1.6 was just released and it includes eight (8) new reports that provide the same functionality as our traditional tracking spreadsheets. You know, the ones you use to track who you have a death certificate for, and whom … Continue reading

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Trip Planning: More Cemetery Reports

In our last post we discussed two of the most frequently used GenDetective cemetery reports.  Today, we will explore some of the other cemetery reports. The Marker Statistics By Country takes a look at the states (regions) in a country, identifying … Continue reading

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Trip Planning: Cemetery Reports

GenDetective has many cemetery reports, however, today we are going to focus on two of most popular cemetery reports.  Both of these reports are ideally suited to trip planning and online research (think FindAGrave, interment.net, etc).  These reports are found in two … Continue reading

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The Research Trip Guide

Preparing for a genealogy research trip takes a bit of thought and planning.  Initial questions include: Configure the Research Trip Guide Where do I want to go? Who do I want to research? What information do I need to find … Continue reading

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New Unindexed Census Report

New to version 1.4 of GenDetective is the Unindexed Census report.  This report comes in two versions, one for families and one for individuals.  It is ideal to use for finding people in the 1940 US Census, or any other unindexed … Continue reading

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