Analysis, evaluation, correlation, and common sense are all words that need to be in our mind as we research our family’s history. Check dates, ages, time period, and years between events. On first glance, a record may be sensible. You found them! Look again at all columns or sections on a record and a conflict […]
I bet that’s a combination you may be surprised to hear. It does not involve the Lennon Sisters performing at the fair. Minnesota has one of the largest and best state fairs in the country. I have lived a few miles from the state fairgrounds most of my life but that’s not part of the […]
January. In the U.S. this means the middle of winter. Snow some places, shorter daylight time, and no green tree leaves or wildly blooming flowers. What should you be doing then? Why learning more about family history of course. The annual Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG) takes place 21-26 January 2018. The winter in […]
If you aren’t among the many genealogists who are on Facebook, you have missed a fun project going around. My California friend, J. Paul Hawthorne, created a template in Excel on which you add the birth state or country for you and your first four ancestral generations. I added county names to mine and in […]
I bet you are sitting alone in front of your computer as you read this. Maybe you were doing some browsing on social media including Twitter, Facebook, or whatever your favorite ones are. Last evening did you spend time on a free or subscription genealogy website? Is your genealogy software data entry up-to-date? If your […]
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