Monthly Archives: March 2009

DNA & Genealogy News Roundup

Time for another quick survey of DNA and genealogy in the news recently. (HI MATT!) Randy Seaver  has been running serial posts about his Y-DNA results and search for possible matches on www.geneamusings.com. DNA studies can sometimes solve genealogical mysteries … Continue reading

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Press Release: Award Winners announced

2009 FamilySearch Software Award Recipients Announced SALT LAKE CITY—FamilySearch announced the recipients of the 2009 FamilySearch Software Awards at the FamilySearch Developers Conference in Provo, Utah. The 12 recipients were recognized for their outstanding and innovative work in advancing products … Continue reading

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PRESS RELEASE: IAJGS Conference in August, Philadelphia

Jewish Genealogical Conference to Meet in Philadelphia August 2-7, 2009 The International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies (IAJGS) 29th International Conference on Jewish Genealogy will meet August 2-7, 2009 at the Sheraton Philadelphia (PA) City Center Hotel  (www.philly2009.org).  The conference … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: 3 Generations, Part 1

       

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GeneTree’s new interface out of Beta

SALT LAKE CITY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–GeneTree today announced its free family Web site has completed beta testing and now offers those who sign in a simple, intuitive way to regularly communicate with their extended family and to securely share and store family … Continue reading

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Now you can help FamilySearch index in Italian, Portuguese and Russian

From a press release: The FamilySearch indexing application is available in three new languages: Italian, Portuguese, and Russian. These languages are in addition to English, French, German, and Spanish. We have current indexing projects in all of these languages except … Continue reading

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Press Release: New printable genealogy charts available at FamilyTreeTemplates.net

Blue Lake, CA               March 6 2009 Printable Family Tree Seven new family trees and ancestor charts have been added to the Web site FamilyTreeTemplates.net, which offers family tree templates and blank genealogy charts perfect for researchers, young … Continue reading

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10 things I really like about genealogy

1. I love history, and it takes some serious study of history to figure out the next step. 2. It’s interesting to see the “fads” in naming as you go through the generations. Concept names (Thankful, Hope, States Rights, etc.) … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Family Bible Page

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Facebook Group: Find My Genealogy Mystery

 I just joined Find My Genealogy Mystery, a group  on Facebook.  Created yesterday, this is a group that specializes in finding answers through various paid subscription websites. They include Ancestry.com, Footnote.com, NewspaperArchive.com, and many others. This group is for professional … Continue reading

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