• A Complete Citation

    Creating the complete citation includes not only the source but the findings on the document. My solution to accomplish this includes a meta field for every item that goes into a source citation, including the source of the source. Transcriptions of the data found including a comparison to the data …

    A Complete Source Citation with Findings
  • Who might have been in the 1940 Census

    Reports can be created from the online database that answer simple questions for the researcher such as “Who might have been in the 1940 Census”. With 525 people in my tree who should be in the 1940 census it’s also nice to filter down to a particular name that I …

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  • Getting a list of Resources

    At the genealogy society meeting I received a List of Resources that the speaker used during the course of their research that they wished to share. A challenge on and offline is knowing where you could look. I want to keep this list. I would like to keep it in …

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What’s the Evaluation?

The Genealogy Project, LLC has created a simplified method to quickly summarized the evaluations of the documents associated with a fact in your family tree data. If you are verifying the birth of your great-grandmother and you have four different source documents supporting her date of birth, referring to four …

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Ancestry did it again

Ancestry.com bought Archives.com adding to their list of companies, genealogy.com, fold3.com, rootsweb.com. The article incorrectly adds Footnote.com. Footnote.com was renamed Fold3.com. Company Subscribers Fee Revenues Ancestry.com 1.87 million $169 Annual US $360 Annual World Wide Archives.com 380,000 $39.95 108.5 Million Fold3.com $400 Million (2011) Genealogy.com Rootsweb.com If anyone has any …

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Filing Electronic Documents

The 1870 Census I have been using as an example has 16 ancestors  associated with the one page. To have 16 digital copies …

Unified 1940 Census ED Finder

Stephen P Morse, PhD and Joel D Weintraub PhD have a Unified 1940 Census ED Finder to locate the Enumeration Districts for the …

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1940 Census in the News

Did US taxpayers get a good deal? Census 1940 site was built for free As a genealogist I believe that these records …