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Snippet of 1940 US Census for George Geiszler with the words You can edit the Index on FamilySearch
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You Can Edit Poorly Indexed Data on FamilySearch!

Do you ever wish you could edit the indexed data for an original record about your ancestor? FamilySearch is letting you do that!!! Time to celebrate. Well, sort of. What is an Index? Genealogy.com says it best, “An index is to genealogy what the wheel is to transportation: you can get along without it, but […]

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Win 3-Day Pass to Jamboree
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Win a 3-Day Pass to Genealogy Jamboree

The 50th Anniversary of Southern California’s Genealogy Jamboree is taking place May 31-June 1, 2019 in Burbank California and I want you to attend! The 50th Annual Genealogy Jamboree will again bring your nationally known speakers to keep you in touch with the latest developments in the field of genealogy. From coast to coast, from […]

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30 Videos in 2.5 Days
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30 Videos Filmed in 2.5 Days

Following the advice from the Video Creator’s podcast, the Family History Fanatics set out to film 30 videos in two days. It took us a half day longer than expected yet the content you’ll see on our YouTube channel is well worth the fun and learning. One-on-One Interiews Following suggestions from respondents to our content […]

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Genealogy Video Round Up – 29 March 2019

How’s your week? Hopefully, it went well, and you’re ready to enjoy some time learning visually about genealogy. We scoured YouTube looking for genealogy and family history videos and rounded them up for you. At the end of this post, you’ll also see a few fun finds. Click on the links to go to the […]

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Popularity of Genealogy
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Fun with Family History
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The One Genealogy Myth That Must Die!

Genealogists like to say that the hobby is as popular as porn or gardening. They couldn’t be further from the truth!

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Moving, Messes & Merry Christmas

While Y’all are celebrating the holidays and ringing in the New Year, I’m going to moving a large portion of Family History Fanatics, “The Blog” from Blogger to WordPress. For many of you, there should be no issues in keeping up with us after the transition is complete. For others, you might have to update your […]

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Travel Tips Discovered While Attending Genealogy Conferences

It’s Family History Month in the United States, and we are reflecting on our travels to genealogy conferences, to in particular – Southern California and Family Roots Conferences. Let me share some of the highs and lows of traveling, so when you prepare for your next conference later this year or next, you’ll find ways […]

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Generations Cafe – Is it Worth A Listen?

With 15 percent of Americans listening to podcasts on a weekly basis for entertainment and enlightenment, this platform is attracting the attention of entrepreneurial individuals and groups to start creating new podcast channels. A number of new channels are genealogy focused. With two powerhouse podcasts available for genealogy and a few second tear channels, is […]

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Top Ten Videos from Family History Fanatics

In 2017, I expanded the Family History Fanatics crew from just Devon Noel Lee to include Caleb and Andy. Andy’s DNA videos, as you will see, have dominated our channel in terms of popularity and in community engagement. We grew from 60 channel subscribers at RootsTech 2017 to having 2,000 by the end of the […]

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Best of Family History Fanatics Blog Posts 2017

While we’re on holiday break from homeschool and the like, Andy, Caleb, and Devon Noel Lee are look back so they can move forward by examining the most popular blogs and videos that we posted in 2017 so we can plan ahead for 2018. Take a look at the posts on this blog. #10 –  3 […]

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