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Why Write Family History When No One Cares
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Why Write a Family History if No One Wants to Read it?

Have you ever thought about writing a family history? Do you fear that no one will want to read it? You are not alone, but that shouldn’t stop you from writing a family history. Many of you have asked me at conferences, emails, and other social media this one question, “Why write a family history […]

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Genealogy Video Round Up – 19 April 2019

Need help busting through brick walls? Wonder how to begin researching Scottish or Polish Ancestors? Are you confused on how many genetic ancestors you’re reliably related to? These questions and more are discovered in this weeks collection of genealogy videos on YouTube. Check them out! Genealogy Research Tips: Several YouTube channels released great videos this […]

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Genealogy Video Round-Up ~ 12 April 2019

Another week has passed, and genealogy videos on YouTube are definitely worth investigating. Be sure to watch, comment, like, and share! Genealogy Tips Your Ancestor in the 1890 Veterans Schedule – Genealogy Clues – Boundless Genealogy Immigration and Naturalization Records – GenealogyTV Census Records Genealogy Research Chart – Lineage Society Genealogy Census Data in a […]

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An Overview of the One-to-Many Tools on GEDmatch Genesis

Many people take a genealogy DNA test to find cousins. GEDmatch has released their Genesis upgrade with a host of great tools you’ll want to use to find your cousins. One tool to try is One-to-Many tool on GEDmatch Genesis. When you log into Genesis, the One-to-Many tool is going to be down under DNA […]

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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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Transfer Genealogy Between FamilySearch and Ancestry
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How to transfer information from Ancestry to FamilySearch

Are you confused about how to transfer your information between two online trees, namely FamilySearch and Ancestry? You’re not alone and it’s time to talk about how to keep the trees somewhat compatible. Terry wrote, “I’m a relative newcomer to this. I have some info stored on Ancestry.com, but want to transfer it to FamilySearch. […]

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Genealogy Video Round-Up ~ 5 April 2019

In rounding up genealogy videos from YouTube this week, we discovered new genealogist who launched their own channel. Be sure to scroll down and check her out. We scoured YouTube looking for genealogy and family history videos and rounded them up for you. How to Support the Genealogy Video Creators: Watch the videos Press the […]

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How to handle junk on Ancestry Trees
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How to handle people posting facts on Ancestry.com that are not true?

Ancestry.com member trees provide a useful platform to share genealogical data. However, not everything in an online tree is accurate and you shouldn’t accept information without validation. What do you do when you encounter individuals who post inaccurate information in online trees? Double check the accuracy of all information before you add it to your […]

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Transfer From Newspapers to Ancestry
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Adding Newspapers.com Clippings to Ancestry.com

When you use Newspapers.com, you can gather articles and entries you discover about your ancestors into a clippings file. Since Newspapers.com is a subsidiary of Ancestry.com, the coolest feature is that you can then save those newspaper clippings to your Ancestry tree. Finding newspaper clippings on Ancestry.com is pretty cool. Thus far, I have found […]

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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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