Year: 2019

Register for a virtual event at DNA sponsored by MyHeritageDNA. #genealogy #dnaresults #conference
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Make Plans to Attend the A Summer of DNA eConference

Genetic genealogy can be confusing but there are a number of tools and strategies that can help us make more sense of it all. Sponsored by MyHeritage, all registrants have a chance to WIN one of 4 DNA kits and other door prizes. This conference will discuss the new Theory of Family Relativity tool from […]

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5 Tips for Maximizing use of the Internet Archives #archives #genealogy #research
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5 Tips For Maximizing Use of the Internet Archives

Do you like to do research in your home and perhaps in your pajamas fantastic? Then you will want to use these tips when researching on the Internet Archive!!! I interviewed popular speaker, Dan Earl, known as The Family History Guy on Twitter, and found out his five best tips for using Internet Archives to […]

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Watch the latest genealogy videos on YouTube #genealogy #videos
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Internet Archives, Gedmatch and Gedcom, and more – Genealogy Video Roundup

This week’s genealogy video roundup includes tips for becoming a better genealogist, learning how to use GEDmatch to compare family trees, finding out what’s new on Ancestry.com and a few fun videos about the Battle of Iwo Jima and who would be King if George Washington didn’t decline the opportunity to reign.  What it doesn’t […]

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How to Compare Family Trees on GEDmatch #gedcom #gedmatch #genealogy
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Explore the GEDCOM tools on GEDmatch

Do you have a GEDCOM file on GEDmatch? If so, there are tree-matching tools that you can use to help you find other clues to help progress your genealogical research. Before we talk about the tools, first let’s make sure you know what a GEDCOM file is. GEDCOM stands GEnealogical Data COMmunication. It is a […]

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Spice up your next road trip with a little family history along the way. #roadtrip #familyhistory
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Fun with Family History
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How to Add Family History to Your Next Road Trip

Are you planning a family road trip this summer? Melissa Finlay, from BoundlessGenealogy.com, shared how easy it is to add family history stops to your next road trip using Google My Maps. Add Family History Stops to Google My Maps You have probably used Google Maps to navigate your way to your destination or to […]

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Discover the latest video releases about genealogy #youtube #genealogy
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Genealogy Video Roud-up 5 July 2019

Discover how to become a better genealogist, use Google My Maps to add family history to a road trip, and learn about the new features on Ancestry. All this and more in this week’s edition of the Genealogy Video Round-up Genetic Genealogy Videos Learn more about your genetic genealogy from the following videos. More genetic […]

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By looking at multiple siblings, we can determine how much of their parents DNA they have altogether. #genetics #dnapainter
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How much of your Parents’ DNA do you and your siblings have altogether?

You share some DNA with your siblings, which means if you have enough siblings you have all of your parents DNA, but how much DNA? In the Genetic Genealogy Tips and Techniques Facebook Group, there was a discussion a couple weeks ago about, “How much DNA do siblings, as a group, share with their parents?” […]

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Photos, DNA, and Flag History – Genealogy Video Round-Up

In this week’s genealogy and history video roundup, we discover three tips for finding family photos when we didn’t inherit any, discover why small families negatively impact DNA discoveries and why Northern Ireland doesn’t have an official flag. All this and more, check it out. Genealogy Videos Finding photos, getting around a brick wall, recognizing […]

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How to find family photos when your family has none #familyhistory #genealogy #lisalisson
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How to Find Family Photos When Your Family Has None

Photos enhance our family history, but what do you do when you don’t have any in your possession? Is it possible to find more pictures of your family? Lisa Lisson, who has been a frequent guest contributor on the Family History Fanatics YouTube Channel (click HERE, HERE, and HERE), shared her favorite tips for finding […]

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A Genealogy Hack for Translating German Newspapers into English #genealogy #hacks
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A Simple Process for Translating Fraktur Newspaper Articles

When you don’t speak German, what steps can you follow when translating Fraktur newspaper articles into English? I developed a process that is working nicely. Fraktur is the typeface (or font) used in German printed publications prior to the 1940s. If you find newspaper articles in the United States from the 1800s and early 1900s, […]

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