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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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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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Often in my classes I am asked what is the best method of storing pictures on a computer, after they have been scanned or digitally uploaded or downloaded. The questioner typically raises certain issues associated with those pictures. The issues include: A particular person may be called or thought of as John Smith in one […]

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Foreign Country Web Sites

In my classes on Getting Started in Genealogy I am often confronted by the person who says that they are first – or maybe second – generation Americans and can not locate data on their ancestors in a foreign country. I also have students who have trouble finding data in the British Isles. Here are […]

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Let’s create a Family History Book. But let’s do it inexpensively. First, reread How to Create a Family History Book in an earlier submission on this site. That piece essentially suggests that after you have researched several surnames as far as it appears possible, you should create a list of all the family surnames which […]

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When one gets involved in Genealogy, one is often asked if they wish to exchange data. There is a right way and a wrong way to respond to such a request. First of all, genealogists generally speaking are very giving. They share easily. So be prepared to give, and to receive. The proper way to […]

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