Tag Archives: RootsMagic

Is this the season of surprises?

But I didn’t expect this one from Ancestry.com!  In a blog article on Dec 8 Ancestry announces that they would be “retiring” their Family Tree Maker  (FTM) – click here for the article. What is the timeline?  Sales will stop … Continue reading

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Getting Started with Family History (April 2013 update)

How do you get started? Identify known family information – write what you know – fill in as much of a predigree chart as you can – check with relatives – has anyone done research on your family?  (see Types … Continue reading

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The Paperless Genealogist – myth or reality?

This was a class at Rootstech 2013 by Joshua Taylor – his handout is available at Rootstech.org – click on Main Schedule – or try this link http://rootstech.org/schedule/friday/B20 – there is a lot more in the handout than in my notes! Gave … Continue reading

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Some items from Rootstech 2013 – Rootsmagic for the mac and MyHeritage.com

We had a great time  at RootsTech 2013 in Salt Lake City.  There were over 6700 people registered.  It was held in the Salt Palace Convention Centre.  How big is the convention centre?  There were 3 conferences being held simultaneously! … Continue reading

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