Monthly Archives: January 2012

Switching from Family Tree Maker to RootsMagic

I’ve been using Family Tree Maker since the 90’s when it replaced my paper notes on the recommendation of my sister.  I don’t remember what version I started with, but back when I bought it the program came with a … Continue reading

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Putting your Information into Evernote Part 4 – Email

The final method I will write about for getting information into Evernote is via email.  Putting email messages into Evernote that have some useful details on your research helps you put all of your information into one place, making it … Continue reading

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DNA links 1991 killing to Colonial-era family – CNN.com

DNA links 1991 killing to Colonial-era family – CNN.com. CNN wrote a story on the use of a Y-DNA test of DNA from a murder in 1991.  As it happens the DNA was similar to that of the family of … Continue reading

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Citing sources in genealogy blogs and elsewhere

Yesterday Michael Hait wrote a blog posting titled My last word on GeneaBlogging and the Paradigm Shift.  In it he recommends that genealogy bloggers provide citations in their postings when presenting genealogical research.  My blog here started out as commentary more … Continue reading

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Photo analysis – Casper Schick’s Ash Creek Inn — with footnotes

This is a copy of my post from December 29.  I have added citations to back my assertions as an experiment after reading Michael Hait’s blog posting My last word on GeneaBlogging and the Paradigm Shift.  I will write about what … Continue reading

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What’s in a Kim? « The Diacritics

For some variety, here are the meanings of the names of Kim Jong-il, born Yuri Irsenovich Kim. What’s in a Kim? « The Diacritics.

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Identifying the car at Casper Schick’s Ash Creek Inn

Several days ago I posted my analysis process for the picture of my grandfather in front of the Ash Creek Inn in Fairfield, CT.  I left one part open, though, and that was the model and year of the car.  … Continue reading

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