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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Footnote.com has partnered with organizations including The National Archives and Gannett to digitize and index valued historical documents and photos and […]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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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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I have often said it borders on a criminal act to fail to write your autobiography. An exaggeration perhaps, but as you research your ancestors how many times have you wished your father? your grandfather? your great grandmother had written theirs? Why extend this family failure? Here are some reasons to write such a document. […]

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Footnote.com is opening the entire Interactive 1930 US Census for free throughout the month of August. All Indexes are always free on Footnote.com. However, for this month Footnote will allow free access to the images as well. You must go to Free 1930 Census Imagesicon and register (provide email address) to gain free access. There […]

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