Posts Tagged With: family tree

Wisdom Wednesday – Texas General Land Office Website

I received the latest Family Tree Magazine in the mail a couple of days ago. There is a long section listing the top state websites. Of course I had to start looking at some of these websites because who knows what leads I could generate for a couple of my clients and myself! I visited […]

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Tuesday’s Tip – Attend the DuPage County (IL) Genealogical Society 2012 Conference

Join the DuPage County (IL) Genealogical Society for their 37th Annual Genealogy Conference. The conference will feature speakers: Paul Milner, Loretto (Lou) Szucs, Juliana Smith, Tony Burroughs, Jennifer Holik-Urban, and Maureen Brady. Date: Saturday, February 25, 2012 Place: Hilton Garden Inn, St. Charles Time:  8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration: Download a conference registration form […]

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Tech Tuesday – RootsMagic Part I

I received a complimentary copy of RootsMagic at the FGS conference last week and just started playing with it. I am very familiar with Family Tree Maker and have used it for several years. Already I have a question. Maybe one of my readers will be able to answer them. If not, I have the […]

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MyHeritage.com Program Part I

I received a complimentary one-year subscription to MyHeritage.com at FGS 2011. Today I uploaded my GEDCOM file and began playing with it. There are two ways to begin. Enter your tree from scratch or upload a GEDCOM file. After either of these processes it is important to go into Manage Trees and set the privacy […]

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Wisdom Wednesday – The Genealogist’s Companion and Sourcebook

Last month I was browsing Family Tree Magazine’s website looking for The Family Tree Sourcebook. I found it and Family Tree Magazine was offering it in a bundle with The Genealogist’s Companion and Sourcebook. I ordered the bundle. I wanted the Sourcebook so I didn’t have to run to the library to borrow it and […]

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Tuesday’s Tip – Don’t Veer Off Course

I got the latest Family Tree Magazine in the mail last week and read a wonderful article by John Philip Colletta called Hazards of Histories. I love listening to John speak at conferences. I always learn so much. His article discusses nine pitfalls researchers may encounter as they seek out their roots. With each of […]

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