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"In Their Words - German" - Released

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 T he long awaited day has arrived. The series of books that are guides to researching docments in other languages is complete. For awhile now, the translation guide books for Polish, Latin & Russian written by William Hoffman & Jonathon Shea have been available to researchers to help them translate...
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Review - Avery Printable Tabs

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Keeping organized during your genealogical research process is a must. When I started my personal genealogy research, I was not very organized and it bit me in the ass later on. There are still aspects of my personal research that I must go back and fix. I have many binders and...
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Rootstech 2017

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Rootstech is the largest genealogy conference in the world  & will start on Wednesday February 8th until the 11th. Since the Rootstech genealogy conference began back in 2010 its attendance has grown every year. It caters to everyone from novice to expert. I have had the opportunity to attend this...
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Two Wrongs Don't Make it Right!

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I had a discussion not long ago with a client and something came up that I thought all new genealogists should be aware of. I often see family trees posted online that 1) do not have any sources & 2) that have been copied from other family trees without sources. It is...
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Documents that have birth information are only guides if you do not have the original birth/baptismal information. I have a Blog P... Read More
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Back up Genealogy Data & Media life span!

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A few weeks ago I had my computer break down. Of course I panicked because I was in the middle of a bunch of work, but I could breath a little sigh of relief because I did have a backup of my working hard drive and data drives. It is still...
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Website Milestone: 1 Million Content Views

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I am excited to realize that my website will reach 1,000,000 content views since I started my genealogy business in 2008. It has been 8 years and although I wish I had more time to keep adding content, this number of content views tells me that I must be doing something...
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Review: Wolverine Film - Digital Converter For Archiving Family Photos

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Along with many of you, I have tons of negatives that I would like to digitize. I have been taking photos for many years. I think I got my first camera when I was about 10 years old. I eventually moved on to 35mm and medium format cameras. When digital cameras...
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You can save to a card. Click the link to read more about it from Amazon's website, that should answer a lot of your questions.... Read More
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What Can You Learn From A Criminal Record?

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When we think about our ancestry, we think that our family have been wonderful people throughout history, but never consider the bad. As a genealogist if we are to be successful in our research, we have to keep an open mind and it helps not to judge. I do not...
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A Genealogy 101 No No

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     While at Rootstech, a woman asked me for some help with a problem in her research. I took a look at what she had and although her question was related to finding a newspaper. I thought it would be good to see the documentation she had on the person in...
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Sherlock at FGS/RootsTech 2015

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     Well, after a number of delays flying to Salt Lake City, Utah from Manchester NH, I finally arrived in Salt Lake City for the FGS/RootsTech conference on February 10th.      It was my hope to be able to make Blog posts while the events were happening, but along...
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RootsTech & FGS 2015

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Its that time of year again and I am headed to the RootTech genealogy conference in Salt Lake City, Utah. RootsTech is now the largest genealogy conference in the world and it is estimated that there will be well over 10,000 people in attendance. This year FGS is having its annual...
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Philately - Learning about the World

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I was writing my 2014 Christmas cards and I was remembering my first learning experience about the world. When I was a boy, I had discovered the joy of Philately (Stamp Collecting). At the time, I was fascinated mostly with the graphics and variations of stamps from around the world, but now...
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Meet Me at the Warner Fall Foliage Festival

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The Genealogy Assistant will be at the  Warner Fall Foliage Festival  in Warner, NH October 11-12, 2014. In addition to general genealogical research, I have specialties in Polish and French-Canadian research. If you are in the area or plan on going to the Festival please stop by and say hello....
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Forensic Genealogy Institute

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Leslie Lawson presents the certificate. Last month I attended 6 days of training in Forensic Genealogy and earned two Certificates of Completion from the Forensic Genealogy Institute in Dallas, Texas, held March 24-26, 2014. The first Certificate of Completion I recieved was for attending " Foundations in Forensic Genealogy." I also earned...
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TNG 10 Released

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The New & Improved version of The Next Generation (TNG) genealogy software was released yesterday as version 10. Darrin Lythgoe has done it again. Darrin has continued to improve his genealogy software for use on the web. All you need is a Web Host and the TNG software to get started....
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The Genealogy Assistant at the Warner Fall Foliage Festival

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The Genealogy Assistant will be at the Warner Fall Foliage Festival in Warner, NH October 6-7, 2012. If you are in the area or plan on going to the Festival please stop by and say hello. The booth will be set up at the Upton Chandler House Museum across from...
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What is a Good Website Host?

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I have seen this question asked a number of times now on forums "What is a good host for a website?" I thought maybe now was a good time to post a blog about my host. There a multitude of options you have for a hosts to build your website,...
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Reunion 10 Released

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The long awaited release of Reunion 10 Genealogy Data management software for MAC finally was released last week. Most Reunion users love the platform, but had seen the need for some changes and upgrades and now it has finally happened. I have been a user of Reunion for many years...
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The 1940 Census Indexing

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The big news in the genealogy community has been the release of the 1940 Census. It's been two days since the first images for the 1940 census were released. From what I have read the servers that had the images for the first 5 states for NARA at Archives.com became...
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Reminisce Magazine is Bringing Back Good Times

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I have a friend that had been given some older copies of Remimisce Magazine to look at. I saw them and began flipping through them and was entranced. The content this magazine offers is a wonderful look into history of the 20th century through the stories written by contributing writers....
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 T he long awaited day has arrived. The series of books that are guides to researching docments in other languages is complete. For awhile now, the translation guide books for Polish, Latin & Russ...

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