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Who do you think you are?

Grandson #1 is just shy of seven years old but far sharper than his age. He and his mom watch the TV show “Who Do You Think You Are?”—a show sponsored by Ancestry.com . 236 more words

Written From An Author's Point Of View

Shout Out!

Happy Monday!  I have a happy genealogy story for you.  A shout out for a new-to-me record collection, and for kind strangers.

Thursday I was preparing a class on Family History Basics.  344 more words


Where Did I Come From?

I had every intention of writing and publishing a couple of new stories this week, but when I started researching a question for a story some how I ended up looking something up on… 160 more words


The Online Genealogist asks "Why is CITING so often unexCITING?"

As genealogists, we know that we need to cite each and every record used in our family history research.  That much I’m sure we all agree on.  942 more words

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Asking grandma beats online genealogical search

Chelsea Meloche’s family tree grew swiftly as each online click added names and birth dates but the 26 year old soon learned she didn’t really know anything about her ancestors. 523 more words


On Profile Pics and Bigfoot-sized Footprints

In the spring I watched Crista Cowan’s presentation at RootsTech.  It was pretty awesome.  She said something that gave me pause.  She said that people are much more likely to send a message to someone on ancestry if they have a profile picture.  438 more words