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Using OneNote to Create a Genealogy Toolbox

Today during the DearMyrtle "Mondays With Myrt" we got to talking about Toolboxes. I wanted to share a photo of the toolbox I made in OneNote and had …

Strategies for using technology in family history research

PROVO, UTAH<p>In using technology to aid family history, enthusiasts often are faced with a challenge that Lisa Louise Cooke says goes by the acronym …

Genealogy

A Tip for Harnessing New Technologies for Genealogy | Genealogy Gems

Photo courtesy of The Ancestry Insider<p><i>New technologies don’t stay new. They keep evolving. Here’s a tip for harnessing new and emerging technologies</i> …

How Your Scandinavian Ancestors Got Their Surnames

Most of the time in genealogy, you can rely on a child to have the same surname as his or her father. A big exception—one that's often frustrating …

All About the FamilySearch.org Digital Books Collection

Numerous books compiling town, county, and church vital records have been published over the years—and they are increasingly being digitized. You can …

Library Websites for Genealogy: More Than Just the Catalog

When was the last time you visited a public library for your genealogy research? Think about your answer. Did you think of a time when you walked …

Who Do You Think You Are? Paul Hollywood, BBC One, review: 'absorbing'

Paul Hollywood retained his self-deprecating sense of humour during this emotional journey into his family's past, says Michael Hogan<p>He knows his bread but does he know how he was bred? Celebrity genealogy series Who Do You Think You Are? (BBC One) returned for a 12th series and cunningly tapped …

Did an inmate digitize your genealogical records?

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Ireland scraps heritage certificates presented to Tom Cruise, Obama

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland’s call to its 70-million-strong diaspora to make a show of their ancestry at up to 120 euros ($132) each went largely unanswered and the government as a result scrapped its “Certificate of Irish Heritage scheme” this week.<p>Introduced in 2011 as an “expression of the …

Inmates Indexing Genealogy Records

A short while ago, I tripped across an article in <i>Mother Jones</i> by Shane Bauer entitled <i>Your Family's Genealogical Records May Have Been Digitized by a Prisoner.</i><p>I've long enjoyed the insightful pieces this publication offers and was pleased to see this particular topic being addressed, but as a …