Saving Stories

How to make your family reunion last a lifetime

Hear three different ways to save family stories. They include creating a book, a video and a story montage. And hey, if you do not feel like creating the final product yourself, I know of three people who would be happy to assist you. Marianne Waller, Rosita M. Brennan and Sandy Choukroun conducted a workshop at the Family Reunion Conference in March 2007 at the Marriot Philadelphia Airport.

Also in this episode:

  • News: Looking for the living, database of servants and convicts
  • Emails:  what to do when a website disappears

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April 3, 2007 at 1:24 am 9 comments

Pedigree Analysis: Back to the Basics

Can you prove that your grandparents are really your grandparents?

Pedigree AnalysisOften genealogy can become a tangled web of people and places, dates and documents. New web sites and databases are available every day. Sometimes we need to stop and re-evaluate our basic goal. Generally that goal is to trace direct ancestry back in time. The pedigree chart shows direct ancestry. How strong is your pedigree? A strong pedigree is not necessarily the deepest pedigree but the strongest in terms of evidence of vitals and proof of parentage. Learn the three step process.

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February 26, 2007 at 8:54 pm 6 comments

Enhance Your Digital Archives

Organizing genealogy computer files

Digital ArchivesHow do you arrange your genealogy computer files? Are they arranged so that you can easily file and retrieve your digital documents? Learn how setting up your digital archives, using naming conventions and attaching your documents to your lineage software can enhance the analysis of your documents.

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  • News: Free on Ancesty, Google maps books
  • Emails: passenger’s lists online

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February 18, 2007 at 2:44 am 9 comments

Avoid Genealogy Deja vu

Create a Better Research Workflow
Life often gets in the way of our favorite pastime. We can not spend every waking moment researching our ancestors. How can you arrange your research so that we can easily pick up where we left off? How can you stop repeating the same steps over and over? Learn a few tips to help you to improve your research workflow.

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  • News: Tombstone Video, NARA goes digital 
  • Emails: Beginning Internet genealogy 

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January 13, 2007 at 4:20 am Leave a comment

The Genealogy Study Group Report

A Way Forward (Genealogically)

The Genealogy Study Group Report

The Genealogy Study Group report was created by a mixed group of genealogical helping hands. They realize that our genealogical organization is not all that it can be. You are in a genealogical quagmire. Your ancestors are on the brink of a civil war. (If they have not already descended into Civil War.) You know that something must be done now. You can not stay the course. Learn tips to help you to gain control and maintain order.

Also in this episode:

  • News: 2007 conferences, New PBS genealogy program this month
  • Emails:  Reunion Timetable: what needs to be done 6-9 month ahead

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January 5, 2007 at 7:20 pm 2 comments

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December 26, 2006 at 10:59 am 4 comments

DNA Fun at Your Family Reunion

Sharing DNA test results at your Family Reunion

Toomer Certificate of AncestryA family reunion is the most natural place to share your DNA test results. How do you capitalize on the excitement generated from learning your ancestral origins? Learn a variety of ways to engage your family, share history and send them home with cool mementos.

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Next Episode: The Genealogy Study Group Report

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December 23, 2006 at 6:25 pm 1 comment

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