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GenDetective v3: Enhanced Research Progress!

In GenDetective v3 we have introduced major enhancements to the My Research Progress and My Research Goals.  My Research Goals and My Research Progress, identified by the footprint graphic, showing your progress, at a glance, of your walk in the path … Continue reading

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2016: The Year I Broke Thru 2 Genealogy Brick Walls!

At the end of each year, I look back at my research and celebrate my research progress, and what at fantastic year 2016 was. For the second year in a row, I did not disown anyone!  I broke through 2 brick walls … Continue reading

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Have you been a selfish FindAGrave user too?

I was looking at freeing some space on my computer yesterday and “rediscovered” the directory where I store digital pictures of cemetery markers for people that are not in my family tree!  This directory had just over 3,000 pictures, in … Continue reading

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Hello New Ancestors

2015 was a great year for my genealogy and family research.  For starters I didn’t disown anyone and that is really good news!  One of the things I do at the end of the year is look back over the … 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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Researching Census Records On Microfilm & Paper

Believe it or not, twenty years ago microfilm or binders of paper were the only way to research census records.  To say that today, we are spoiled by the internet and indexed searches is putting it mildly.  As we discussed … Continue reading

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The Family Tree Do Over

Many genealogists have decided to start off 2015 with a push to re-examine their family trees.  I’m not sure who issued the challenge, but many bloggers like Thomas MacEntee have accepted the challenge to examine and clean up their family trees.  … Continue reading

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