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The October 1, 2009 posting was entitled “A ‘To-Do’ List for Genealogists”. This posting will discuss: #1. Go for the grandmothers Why grandmothers? There is a tendency I have observed for many to think their research work is finished when their own surname has reached what looks like the end. Often, the spouse is ignored […]

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Footnote.com has announced its newest collection on the web, the Holocaust Collection. Certain of this collection of documents is available for the first time on the Internet. One may explore a wide variety of records ranging from Holocaust assets, to concentration camp records, to interrogation reports from war crime treials. Newly released titles: • Holocaust […]

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A To-Do List I once taught a class to manufacturing foreman and lead machine operators, all within a company for which I was consulting.  One of the classes was entitled “Time Management”, which of course is important whatever one is doing. When asked what was the most important idea they had taken from the class, […]

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Adding more than 1 million new records per month, Footnote.com will mark the month of October, designated Family History Month, with the addition of its 60 millionth image. Since its launch in January 2007, Footnote.com has partnered with organizations including The National Archives and Gannett to digitize and index valued historical documents and photos and […]

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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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About a year ago a friend said he had found a French website for genealogy which might be useful. The name of the site was Geneanet.org. It is useful, and some of it is free and some costs 40 euros a year. I have personally only experienced the free section, so all of my comments […]

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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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