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Family History Fanatics at RootsTech 2020

Every year, thousands of genealogists flood to Salt Lake City, Utah, for the RootsTech conference. The Family History Fanatics will once again attend RootsTech, and we have a ton of educational experiences awaiting you. Join us! Prepare Before You Go to RootsTech We released three videos preparing you for the RootsTech experience. Have you watched […]

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Colorized Family Photo from MyHeritage In Color Tool
Memory Keeping
Online Research
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Breathe New Life Into Old Family Photos with MyHeritage In Color™

MyHeritage users colorized over a million black and white photos during Valentine’s weekend using the MyHeritage in Color™ tool. You should give it a try. (That is if you haven’t already.) In the video shown below, I walk you through the process of uploading your photos to the MyHeritage Media Library (and avoid the mistake […]

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How to link WikiTree family trees to GEDmatch DNA results
DNA
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How to Link WikiTree to GEDmatch

If you want to link your family tree to your DNA results, then you’ll want to link your WikiTree to GEDmatch, and this video will show you how. What are the basic steps for linking your WikiTree to GEDmatch? There are three relatively simple steps for connecting your WikiTree family tree to your GEDmatch kit. […]

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Organizing Research
Writing Family History
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How to Add Genealogy Research Notes in a Book?

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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The Ultimate RootsTech Survival Guide
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Survival Guide for RootsTech 2020 ~ 30 Tips for Success

For the 10th year, genealogists will descend on Salt Lake City, Utah to attend RootsTech 2020! How can you survive the largest genealogy conference in the US? Andy and I attended our first RootsTech conference in 2015. We felt overwhelmed by the sheer volume of class choices, the access to the Family History Library, and […]

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What are Legacy NFS Sources on FamilySearch
Online Research
Research Over My Shoulder
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What are Legacy NFS sources on FamilySearch?

When working FamilySearch, do you ever come across extracted Legacy NFS sources and the Personal Pages of your ancestors? Do you wish you knew what to do with them? If you thought the IGI sources were confusing, Legacy Sources are worse. What are Legacy NFS sources on FamilySearch.org? Legacy NFS sources refer to the information transferred […]

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How to data mind genealogy collections
Brick Walls
Genealogy 201
Online Research
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How to Data Mine Your Deceased – Genealogy Tips

When you data mine genealogy record sets, you can make discoveries for elusive family stories. Do you ever have a research question that requires you to explore a large number of families to attempt to piece together the answer? In this video, we’re going to talk about how you can data mine a record collection […]

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5 Steps for Editing Family History Stories
Writing Family History
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How to Edit After Your Write a Family History Story

After writing a family history, you must edit the manuscript before you publish your genealogy book. Did you know there are five steps to editing? Did you know that editing a family history story involves more than knowing where the commas go and fixing spelling errors? In this video, I explain the five stages of […]

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