I presented two lectures at RootsTechs 2014: Learning How To Tune Your Ancestry.com Search Putting Your Ancestors in Historical Perspective: Extracting Stories from Military Records on Ancestry.com and Fold3 If you were there and would like a copy of my slides or are interested you can find the PDF’s on my Slides and Presentations page.
I create Five Minute Find videos for Ancestry.com I’ve added 3 more to the How To Videos page: Are You a Hints Power User : Overwhelmed by your Ancestry.com hints? Spend five minutes with Anne Gillespie Mitchell and you’ll learn how hints power users get the most of their hints. Hidden Treasures in Your State […]
I found these from a post Elissa Scalise Powell made on the TGF. It is a series of videos by the Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania entitled: Genealogists Share: What I Wish I Knew Then. They contain sage words of wisdom. Elise Scalise Powell: Genealogists Share: What I Wish I Knew Then (Bad things happen when […]
This morning when I checked my facebook page, I found this, taken by my very talented cousin-in-law, Harrison Moore. This was his view of the Washington DC as inauguration day dawned January 21, 2013. Regardless of how you feel about this particular election or any other, there is something uniquely American in the way our […]
I’m currently working on being a Certified Genealogist (CG). There are 7 parts, and the one I’m currently working on is the KDP or Kinship Determination Project. I can’t publish my work as I go along, but I thought if I did a parallel project and published the process it might help me figure out […]
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If you don’t have Professional Genealogy edited by Elizabeth Shown Mills in your library, today is the day to add it. The publisher, Genealogical.com is offering at 40%. Even if you don’t plan on being a Professional Genealogist, you will find lots of good information in here. Each chapter is edited by a different person or […]