Author: Devon Noel Lee

Devon Noel Lee is passionate about capturing and preserving family stories so no one alive today has to be researched, or forgotten, tomorrow. She has authored 6 how-to books, a memoir, two published family history biographies, and over 60 family scrapbooks. She's an enthusiastic speaker who energizes, encourages, and educates at the same time.
You Don't Need Genealogy Research Logs
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Why You Don’t Need a Genealogy Research Log

If you have asked yourself, “Do I really need a genealogy research log?”, the answer is no! As an advanced genealogy who had a personal computer throughout high school and college, I began doing genealogy in the early days of Personal Ancestral File software and very slow computers. Since those days I have gravitated towards […]

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Organize Genealogy and Family History Using Pinterest

If you’re looking for an easy way to organize your genealogy resources and research and your family history writing projects, then you should use Pinterest! Put the power of the ultimate visual search engine to use for you and supercharge your genealogy journey. In this video, I share tips on how to organize your genealogy […]

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10 Genealogists to Follow on Pinterest
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10 Genealogists to Follow on Pinterest

If you have ever wondered, “what genealogists are active on Pinterest and who should I follow?”, then you have found the best blog post ever. Okay, it may be a stretch to say best blog post ever, but below you’ll find a reference list for which genealogists you should follow on Pinterest. 10 Genealogists With […]

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Why Use Pinterest for Genealogy?
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Why Use Pinterest For Genealogy?

While researching for the best technology tools to use as a genealogist, I thought, “Why would anyone use Pinterest for genealogy?” Genealogists need methods to organize their discoveries, research, and discoveries so I read blog posts and watched YouTube videos. I learned that Pinterest organizes photos, quotes, tips, training from blog posts, YouTube videos, and […]

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Page for Family History Book and caption - No more Boring family histories
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How to Avoid Writing a Boring Family History

After reading numerous articles with tips for writing a family history, I have cringed as these articles make the process overly complex and the end result becomes cures for insomnia. STOP WRITING BORING FAMILY HISTORIES! Many genealogists dream of writing “The Book” for family history, perhaps you’re one of them. Don’t destroy your admirable goal […]

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Video Tutorial for how to add RSS Feed to Feedly for a YouTube channel
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How to Follow Blogs and Videos in One Place With Feedly

The internet is filled with great content that can help us laugh, learn, and so much more, but I have wondered if it were possible to follow blogs and YouTube videos in one place. Yes! Feedly is the answer. In this video, I show you how to find the RSS Feed URL for a YouTube […]

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6 Helpful Books Family Historians Will Love
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6 Helpful Books for Family Historians

Family historians love books, especially ones that help them understand DNA and capture and preserve memories. Discover six book titles that will better the lives of your genealogy loving friends (or yourself). #1 Reimagine Family History Forget what you’ve learned about genealogy and learn the greater vision of family history. By so doing, you’ll discover […]

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Scanner vs Photographer about Genealogy Documents
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Scanning vs Photographing Genealogy Documents

When would photographing your genealogy documents serve you better than scanning them? If you have inherited a mountain or room full of genealogy papers or you need to downsize your archive, you need to digitize the contents so others can access and use the data. The overwhelming task forces the challenge of quality vs efficiency […]

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