Genealogy Do-Over – Week 2: Setting Research Goals

The topics for this week’s Genealogy Do-Over project are: Setting Research Goals Conducting Self Interview Conducting Family Interviews Setting Research Goals I’m going to track my research goals in OneNote so that I can check them off as they are completed. OneNote is a great program for tracking to-do list items as well as capturing … Read more…

Saturday Night Genealogy Fun – How Many Sarah LNU’s Are in Your Genealogy Database

Randy Seaver has posted this week’s Saturday Night Genealogy Fun challenge on his Geneamusings blog … How many “Sarah” persons without a surname do you have in your genealogy database? How many of them are your ancestor? If you have one that is your ancestor, have you looked recently to determine if there are more … Read more…

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – David Van Matre

I have accepted the 52 ancestors in 52 weeks challenge issued by Amy Johnson Crow on her website No Story Too Small. I am very late in the game and don’t delude myself that I will be able to blog on this topic weekly, but I will give it my best effort. My first ancestor … Read more…

Saturday Night Genealogy Fun – Ahnentafel Roulette

Randy Seaver has posted this week’s Saturday Night Genealogy Fun challenge on his Geneamusings blog …   What year was one of your great-grandfathers born? Divide this number by 80 and round the number off to a whole number. This is your “roulette number.” Use your pedigree charts or your family tree genealogy software program … Read more…