I am a strong believer that we who are interested in, and work in Genealogy need to leave a legacy for our descendants. The legacy could be some notes, some scrapbooks, an autobiography as I have written about, or other items. But the best action we could take is to write a book or books. [...]
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I belong to a group of users of my genealogical software which is managed by the company which produced and owns the software – Leister Productions, Inc. The software is Reunion. They call this on-line group endeavor a Forum. In the Forum users pose questions by e-mail and answers are supplied sometimes by other users [...]
When one performs research for ancestors and the lives they lived in the past, it is worth consideration to include historical events and matters as they stood at a particular point in time. I will offer a few examples from my own efforts only to suggest a train of thought. My father joined the Army [...]
If you have any connection with your ancestors to New England, I highly recommend you join the New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS). The value of this organization can not be overstated. They are a gold mine to researchers! Now, the NEHGS has created an alliance with Footnote.com. Footnote has a free search capability, but [...]
It is proper in genealogical research to place the county with city and town locations. For example, “…he was born in Madisonville, Hopkins County, KY.” Why? Because over time county boundaries changed and while an ancestor may have changed his address, his actual location or home may have remained the same. As complete a description [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]