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In a previous posting here, there was a discussion of the preparation of an autobiography using the Chronological format. Here is a different method I used which was a combination of Autobiography and the Genealogy of my families. My approach resulted in ten chapters. A description of each follows. Chapter 1. A Genealogy Preface, which […]

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For a book released August 1, 2009, these early reviews on Amazon are heartwarming to the author, and useful to family history researchers and those looking for an appropriate book. The book may be bought by clicking on the BuyNow button to the right. Ilario Simonette says: Bourland’s work plan approach makes me confident that […]

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Fresh/hot from the presses! Getting Started in Genealogy, or, How To Leave a Legacy and Have Fun Doing So is now in stock and ready to ship.  Here are the details. It is available directly from the author and signed, with a discount. To buy it now, click on the BuyNow button to the right. It […]

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Most genealogy software will produce a Register Report, which will normally come out as either an RTF (Rich Text Format) or a WORD document. You should correct and re-save an RTF into a WORD document. If one wishes their Family History to be interesting and easily readable, there are several steps one should consider. You […]

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While I have been involved in technology for several decades, I am constantly amazed at the advances made by industry. What’s the latest? Well, some time ago I learned of an effort by the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana, the Brigham Young Harold B. Lee Library and the Family History Library in […]

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I just posted several days ago an article entitled The Wonderful NEHGS. Now they announce this week a summer sale on their Annual Research membership. The New England Historic Genealogical Society has discounted some of its memberships by as much as 20% but you must sign up during the month of July, 2009. During its […]

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In the classes I teach and conversations I hold with those interested in genealogy who have a tie to New England, I often ask if they have looked at the New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS). The answer most often is that they have not given it the attention it “probably” deserves. The reasons often […]

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