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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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The 25th Anniversary of the PGSMA This Weekend

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This year  The Polish Genealogical Society of Massachusetts (PGSMA) will be celebrating it's 25th year anniversary by holding a day long event entitled "An Eastern European and Polish Genealogical Roadshow" on June 21, 2014 at the Polish Center of Discovery and Learning in Chicopee, MA. You will find me there on Saturday...
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Final Day at WDYTYA Live 2012

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Its the last day of "Who Do You Think You Are? Live" in London and it seems like I have been here a lot longer than just five days. I have done so much and met so many wonderful people. I wore my Kujawy (The traditional Polish Folk costume from...
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WDYTYA Day Two

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The second day of "Who Do You Think You Are? Live" I was at the APG stand for a short time before I left to spend the day with my cousin Dawid . I returned later in the afternoon and attended the APG social at Pizza Express at the Olympia...
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First Day at WDYTYA? Live in London

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Who Do You Think You Are? Live begins! Don't you just love the pink carpeting! :) The doors opened and visitors began flooding in. The large venue is holding 160 society and vendor booths. When I was not wandering around the hall to absorb everything that was there, I was...
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The Olympia in London

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This morning was beautiful and sunny in London. Alvie and I first made a stop at the Olympia where the "Who Do You Think You Are? Live" conference will be held. Alvie thought it would be a good idea to check out where the APG booth would be and if...
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Sherlock is going to Who Do You Think You Are? Live in London

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Rootstech 2012 is over and I had a wonderful time. It was amazing to be at the largest genealogical conference in the United States. How can you top that? Its easy ..... Attend "Who Do You Think You Are? Live" in London, England! With a little coaxing from a person...
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Rootstech 2012 ends with Dinner with Dick Eastman

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It has been a wonderfully informational packed few days here at Rootstech and I have experienced a genealogical conference like no other. It is sad to see it go, but it leaves me looking forward to Rootstech 2013. I would not be surprised if next year they beat the attendance...
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Rootstech - Smiles Everywhere

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I took the opportunity today to visit all the booths at Rootstech. There were a lot of companies I had not heard of before so it was great to get acquainted with these companies. Some of my visits were to investigate their services further as I had already been eyeing...
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HELLO! What a fantastic piece of technology!

Its only been a few days since I have been here in Salt Lake City for the Rootstech Conference, but I have discovered an amazing technology that I feel I must share with everyone. This technology is a must have for all genealogists and it costs almost nothing. OK, now...
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Rootstech soon to begin, over 4,000 people!

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WOW I was looking around the Expo Hall just after registration. Everyone was scrambling to set up for the start of the conference. Chairs are all set up for the Opening and Keynote speaker. It was like looking at a field of chairs, and the technology that is set up...
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Rootstech 2012

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Rootstech is coming up next week. This Conference is a new type of conference to bring together technology and genealogists. During the 3 days of this event there are over 130 sessions to select from. I am overwhelmed by the selection. Narrowing down my choices is not going to be...
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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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