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The October 1, 2009 posting was entitled “A ‘To-Do’ List for Genealogists”. This posting will discuss: #5. Go for organization of your work While sometimes there are days and days between findings for the research asssociated with genealogy, there is often the tendancy for us to let the organizing of the findings slip. And suddenly, […]

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While this posting may suggest to the reader a worthwhile web site with which you are unfamiliar, this is an admittedly blatant appeal for your help. If you have found my web-site of use in your genealogical research, AND, if you are willing to do something significant for me and those writers who contribute, go […]

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The October 1, 2009 posting was entitled “A ‘To-Do’ List for Genealogists”. This posting will discuss: #4. Go for help from many, many people I have found Genealogists to be an enthusiastic, helpful and sharing group of people, male and female. I have also found genealogy research to be both fun and an intensive amount […]

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The October 1, 2009 posting was entitled “A ‘To-Do’ List for Genealogists”. This posting will discuss: #3. Go for a consistent, readable writing style There are many reasonable reasons for performing genealogy research, including family history, health determinations, place in history, cousin identifications and many others. I would guess the major reason, however, is to […]

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The genealogy software I use is Reunion. They offer a website which permits members to ask a question or answer one. Members receive a daily update of these postings, or let’s call them a conversation. Reunion is not unlike most other genealogy software offerings in that it offers output from your database of information on […]

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It’s sad to think about. You will only know how valuable something is until you lose it. I’m sure many of you have lost a file, or some data, or A LOT of data, like your whole hard drive or – even worse – your genealogical family database. So we talk about backing up. But […]

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Genealogists often create Register Reports from their database. These reports often come out into Microsoft’s WORD. Often there are graphics or pictures of a person, their home, perhaps a headline that one wishes to put into the Register. Some times one wishes to highlight a particular fact, for example, “James arrived on the Queen Anne […]

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