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Monday Recap for March 26, 2012

Posted March 26, 2012 by Amanda | No Comment

Check out some interesting genealogy articles from the past week! The Genealogy Sphere Family Tree’s Startling Roots (New York Times) – Henry Louis Gates, Jr. discovers that comedian Wanda Syke has the longest continuously documented family tree of any African American he has researched. Woman traces family back to Revolutionary War (Shelby Star) – A woman traces her genealogy to the Revolutionary War beginning at an overgrown cemetery. 1800s couple’s portraits reunited with help of… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for March 19, 2012

Posted March 19, 2012 by Amanda | No Comment

Catch up on some genealogy articles by checking out the links below. The Genealogy Sphere BBC reporter Mark Simpson learns of Titanic relative (BBC News) – Mark Simpson, a reporter for the BBC, discovers he is related to a passenger of the Titanic Titanic letter returning to Belfast (BBC News) – A litter written aboard the Titanic is brought back to Belfast for an exhibition Family Photo Preservation (Save Photo blog) – Tips on how… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for March 12, 2012

Posted March 12, 2012 by Amanda | No Comment

Check out some interesting articles from the world of genealogy! The Genealogy Sphere Handwritten journals from Lizzie Borden lawyer donated to FRHS (The Herald News) – Hand written letters from Lizzie Borden’s lawyer were recently donated to the Fall River Historical Society Behind the Scenes of the Milstein Suspense Trailer (New York Public Library) – A behind the scenes look at the cool movie trailer-style promo video for the Milstein Division of the U.S. History, Local… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for March 5, 2012

Posted March 5, 2012 by Amanda | No Comment

Check out some interesting articles in the world of genealogy from the past week! The Genealogy Sphere Frankie Meyer: Use Google as a resource for hard-to-find books (The Joblin Globe) – Columnist Frankie Meyer gives tips on how to use Google Books in genealogy Female Ancestors: After the Marriage (RootDig.com) – Having trouble tracking down your female ancestors? This article provides some great tips. Tracing Ship Movements and Genealogy (a3Genealogy) – Genealogist Kathleen Brandt provides… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for February 27, 2012

Posted February 27, 2012 by Amanda | No Comment

Here are this week’s links! The Genealogy Sphere Marque these records (The Legal Genealogists) – Tips on using letters of marque and reprisal documents in genealogy Use Internet to dig up family roots (ClintonNews.com) – Tips on using the Internet to research your African-American ancestry Mormon Baptism for the Dead: History and Explanation of an Unusual Ritual (Huffington Post) – There’s been some controversy lately surrounding this Mormon practice. Here’s a brief explanation of the… Read the full story

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Recap for February 21, 2012

Posted February 21, 2012 by Amanda | 2 Comments

We hope everyone enjoyed the long weekend! To help you get back into the swing of things, check out some great articles from the world of genealogy! The Genealogy Sphere Hitler had son with French teen (The Telegraph) – New evidence reveals Hitler fathered a son Lost and found (The Hindu) – Geni was featured in an article for The Hindu in India Rediscovering family roots (BuffaloNews.com) – A local genealogical society helps novice genealogists… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for February 13, 2012

Posted February 13, 2012 by Amanda | No Comment

A recap of the past couple of weeks in links! The Genealogy Sphere Genealogy Research vs. Privacy Restrictions (Archives.com) – Talking about privacy restrictions in genealogy research Genealogy: FamilySearch indexes all U.S. censuses, will add 1940 quickly after April release (The Salt Lake City Tribune) – 1940s census records are coming soon! How NBC’s ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ Picks Its Celebrities (Investors.com) – Ever wonder how the celebrities in Who Do You Think… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for January 30, 2012

Posted January 30, 2012 by Amanda | No Comment

Check out some great links from the past week! The Genealogy Sphere There’s no place like home…for 100 years: Centenarian lives in the house where she was born (and these days it has running water and electricity) (Daily Mail) – A woman lives in the same cottage for 100 years 8 Ways to Avoid Barking Up the Wrong Family Tree (About.com) – Genealogist Kimberly Powell offers great advice about how to avoid those wrong turns… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for January 23, 2012

Posted January 23, 2012 by Amanda | No Comment

Catch up on some genealogy articles by checking out the links below. The Genealogy Sphere Cause of Death – Benzol Poisoning (Adventures in Genealogy) – Genealogy blogger Deb Ruth finds cause of death in an old newspaper article Early African American Newspapers, Tell So Much (My Ancestor’s Name) – Genealogist Angela Walton-Raji discusses early African-American newspapers in genealogy GenealogyBank Adds Irish Vital Records to Historical Newspaper Archive (GenealogyBank) – Irish vital records found in old… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for January 16, 2012

Posted January 16, 2012 by Amanda | No Comment

Today the U.S. observes Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, which commemorates what would have been the civil rights icon’s birthday 83rd birthday. Are you working on your family tree during the holiday? Take a minute to check out some pretty interesting genealogy related articles from the past week. The Genealogy Sphere Frankie Meyer: Quaker history reveals hidden genealogy (The Joplin Globe) – Journal entries lead a genealogist to discover new information about his family Family… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for January 9, 2012

Posted January 9, 2012 by Amanda | One Comment

Here are this week’s links: The Genealogy Sphere Be Careful in Your Assumptions (Thoughts from Polly’s Granddaughter) – Don’t assume you know all the facts! What Can I do to Restore an Old Photo? (Family Search) – Great tips on how to restore old photographs Searching Mexico’s census for clues about American history (CNN) – Actor Edward James Olmos talks about genealogy in the Latin community and the digitization of the 1930 Mexican census Indigenous… Read the full story

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Recap for January 3, 2012

Posted January 3, 2012 by Amanda | 3 Comments

We hope everyone had a great holiday and a happy new year! Here’s a recap of what you may have missed in the world of genealogy over the last couple of weeks. The Genealogy Sphere Seeking Kin: An Israeli finds his American cousins (JTA) – An Israeli man is reunited with his American cousins through genealogy Take research beyond names, dates and maps (Tampa Bay Online) – Suggestions on how to put your ancestors into… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for December 19, 2011

Posted December 19, 2011 by Amanda | No Comment

Here are some interesting genealogy articles from last week. Enjoy! The Genealogy Sphere Woman searches for rightful owner of family memories (Bakersfieldnow.com) – A woman finds a suitcase full of photos and letters Unlocking decades of family histories (Portside Messenger) – A woman unlocks the genealogy of more than 200 Aboriginal families in SA Are We Going to Lose the Social Security Death Index (SSDI)? (Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak) – Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak’s thoughts about the… Read the full story

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Monday Recap December 12, 2011

Posted December 12, 2011 by Amanda | One Comment

Here’s a recap of some interesting articles in the world of genealogy from last week. The Genealogy Sphere The Good News About Taxes: Finding and Using Tax Records in your Genealogy Research (Archives.com) – Tips on using tax records in your genealogy research Monday Memories: Create a heritage cookbook! (Examiner.com) – Create a heritage cookbook to share your knowledge of family history Distribution of land after death creates wealth of documents (Citizen-Times.com) – Using land… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for December 5, 2011

Posted December 5, 2011 by Amanda | No Comment

Last week’s links in the world of genealogy: The Genealogy Sphere Not Your Grandmother’s Genealogy Hobby (The Wall Street Journal) – Geni was featured in this Wall Street Journal article! Pocahontas wedding site traced (News24) – Archaeologists discover the location where Pocahontas was married 10 Questions to Ask a Research Facility Before You Visit (About.com) – Kimberly Powell’s tips on what to ask before visiting a research facility A Point of View: A convert to… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for November 28, 2011

Posted November 28, 2011 by Amanda | No Comment

Hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving holiday! In case you missed it, here are some interesting links in the world of genealogy from this past week. The Genealogy Sphere Holiday dinner table great genealogical resource (SCnow.com) – Genealogy tips for Thanksgiving Archives.com Partners with Family Tree DNA to Offer DNA Testing (SF Gate) – Archives.com announces DNA testing with Family Tree DNA Getting the Most From Genealogy Conferences (The Root) – Ways conferences can help… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for November 21, 2011

Posted November 21, 2011 by Amanda | No Comment

Check out some links from the world of genealogy from this past week. Enjoy! The Genealogy Sphere Man Unearths Historic Cemetery in French Quarter Backyard (WDSU) – A historic discovery with deep roots in New Orleans history. U.S. Social Security Death Index to be changed (Examiner.com) – It was announced that state death records would no longer be used to add records to the SSDI database. Genealogist help pastor find his Indian roots (Plant City… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for November 14, 2011

Posted November 14, 2011 by Amanda | No Comment

Here’s a recap of what’s happened in the past week in genealogy: The Genealogy Sphere Better GEDCOM Statement (Dear Myrtle) – Dear Myrtle announces she is stepping down as moderator of the Better GEDCOM project The Big Genealogy Blog Book (We Tree) – Amy Coffin announces the release of The Big Genealogy Blog Book Researching American Indian Genealogy (Family Tree Magazine) – Family Tree Magazine has complied a list of helpful articles about researching Native… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for July 4th, 2011

Posted July 5, 2011 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day Profile of the Day: Diana, Princess of Wales Profile of the Day: Lena Horne Profile of the Day: Antoine de Saint-Exupery Profile of the Day: Archduke Franz Ferdinand Profile of the Day: Peter Falk Interesting Geni Blog Posts Featured Project: Signers of the Declaration of Independence Researching Bounty Land Warrants Free Geni Webinar Family Tree Tuesday – Aldous Huxley From the Genealogy Community Don’t Wait for the 1940 Census Don Grant,… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for June 27th, 2011

Posted June 27, 2011 by Geni | 2 Comments

Profile of the Day Profile of the Day: Sonia Sotomayor Profile of the Day: George Clooney Profile of the Day: Erich Maria Remarque Profile of the Day: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge Profile of the Day: Errol Flynn Interesting Geni Blog Posts Featured Project: Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court Special Census Records Public Editing for Pros Geni Podcast: Securing Your Genealogy Family Tree Tuesday – The Wright Brothers From the Genealogy Community EOGN Podcast:… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for June 20th, 2011

Posted June 20, 2011 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day Profile of the Day: Edward I, King of England Profile of the Day: Henry Ford Profile of the Day: Courteney Cox Profile of the Day: Betsy Ross Profile of the Day: Roy Orbison Interesting Geni Blog Posts Happy Father’s Day Featured Project: The War of 1812 Do You Have a Criminal in Your Family Tree? Colorado Family History Expo June 24th-25th Geni Podcast: Interview with Noah Tutak and Charles Edmonds Jamboree… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for June 13th, 2011

Posted June 13, 2011 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day Profile of the Day: Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh Profile of the Day: Diane Lane Profile of the Day: Frank Lloyd Wright Profile of the Day: Louis XIV Profile of the Day: Dwight D. Eisenhower Interesting Geni Blog Posts Geni Podcast: AncestorSync Naturalization Records Babies in Geni Onesies Family Tree Tuesday – Elvis Presley From the Genealogy Community Amy Coffin’s four-part Jamboree recap: 1, 2, 3, 4 Randy Seaver’s four-part Jamboree… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for June 6th, 2011

Posted June 6, 2011 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day Angelina Jolie George Orwell Helen Keller Audie Murphy Interesting Geni Blog Posts Geni Podcast: Helping Others with Genealogy Featured Project: Salem Witch Trials Tamura Jones Previews AncestorSync School Records as a Genealogy Resource Family Tree Tuesday – Emily Dickinson From the Genealogy Community Better Than Soundex This Is The Face of Genealogy DNA Day at the Clayton Genealogy Library They Did Not Photoshop Their Birth Record Ask an Archivist Day on… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for May 29th, 2011

Posted May 31, 2011 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day Profile of the Day: Vincent Price Profile of the Day: Bram Stoker Profile of the Day: Oprah Winfrey Profile of the Day: Queen Victoria Profile of the Day: Douglas Fairbanks Interesting Geni Blog Posts Geni Podcast: The Problem with GEDCOM Featured Project: U.S. Civil War Notables Your Family Bible Family Tree Tuesday – Christopher Reeve Come See The Geni Team at Jamboree June 10-12 Free Webinar this Friday: How to use… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for May 23rd, 2011

Posted May 23, 2011 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day Profile of the Day: Levi Strauss Profile of the Day: Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Profile of the Day: Napoleon Bonaparte Profile of the Day: Johnny Depp Profile of the Day: Joan of Arc Interesting Geni Blog Posts Featured Project: Age of Discovery (1200-1600) What is a Gazetteer? Winners of the Family Tree Magazine and Geni Giveaway Family Tree Tuesday – Katharine Hepburn Free Webinar: Collaborative Genealogy on Geni.com Create Charts with Geni… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for May 16th, 2011

Posted May 16, 2011 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day Profile of the Day: James K. Polk Profile of the Day: Florence Nightingale Profile of the Day: Constantine the Great Profile of the Day: Louis XVI Profile of the Day: Nelson Mandela Interesting Geni Blog Posts Geni Podcast: Memory Keeping Geni At NGS 2011 NGS 2011 with Dear Myrtle and Gordon Clarke From the Genealogy Community Genealogical/Historical Societies Using Social Media War of 1812 Privateers update #NGS2011: AncestorSync and Geni South… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for May 9th, 2011

Posted May 9, 2011 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day Profile of the Day: Orson Welles Profile of the Day: Alan Shepard, Jr. Profile of the Day: Audrey Hepburn Profile of the Day: Joe DiMaggio Profile of the Day: Leonardo da Vinci Interesting Geni Blog Posts Featured Project: Fast & Furious Come see the Geni Team at NGS 2011 Tracing Your Mexican Heritage Geni Podcast: How Do I Find and Use Records? Family Tree Tuesday – Humphrey Bogart You Could Win… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for May 2nd, 2011

Posted May 2, 2011 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day Profiles of the Day: Prince William and Kate Middleton Profile of the Day: James Monroe Profile of the Day: Samuel Morse Profile of the Day: John James Audubon Profile of the Day: William Shakespeare Interesting Geni Blog Posts Featured Project: The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Using Patents as a Genealogy Resource The Genealogy of the Royal Family Geni Podcast: Digitizing your Photos and Records Family Tree Tuesday – Jesse… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for April 25th, 2011

Posted April 25, 2011 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day Al Gore Queen Elizabeth II Marie Curie Grace Kelly Paul Revere Interesting Geni Blog Posts Geni Podcast: Starting Genealogy the Right Way Featured Project: Freemasons of America Geni Podcast: Engaging with the Genealogy Community Fraternal Organization Records and Genealogy Geni Podcast: A User’s Perspective with Don Otvos Family Tree Tuesday – Anthony Perkins How To: Use Revisions on Profiles Guest Post: Collaboration, A Lost Butcher, and Family History The Historical Significance… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for April 18th, 2011

Posted April 18, 2011 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day Jackie Robinson John Steinbeck Tiger Woods Harry S. Truman Winston Churchill Interesting Geni Blog Posts Featured Project: Great Aviators How To: Print Your Tree Geni Podcast: Mobile Genealogy Cit Directories New Geni Feature: New Marriage and Birth Reordering Interface New Geni Feature: Disable Automatically Generated Last Names How To: Use Tree Matches Family Tree Tuesday – Abraham Lincoln Geni Podcast: Interview with Pierre Clouthier of Progeny Genealogy Geni Podcast: Interview with… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for April 11th, 2011

Posted April 11, 2011 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day Ashley Judd Ulysses S. Grant Isaac Asimov Pocahontas Francis Drake Interesting Geni Blog Posts How To: Customize Your Tree Display Featured Project: New and Modern Masters How To: Remove Relationships Understanding Probate Records Geni Podcast: Citing Your Sources Progeny Genealogy’s Geni Charting Companion Now Available Family Tree Tuesday – Henry Ford Geni Contest Winners for April 5th, 2011 General Colin Powell’s Family Tree A.C. Ivory: Genealogy on the Go Anniversary of… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for April 4th, 2011

Posted April 4, 2011 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day Gwyneth Paltrow Rene Descartes Ronald Reagan Claude Monet Mary Pickford Interesting Geni Blog Posts Look Who’s Related: Benjamin Franklin & The Co-Founder of the Pony Express The History of the Pony Express Featured Project: Prominent Scientists: (ii) Medicine & Life Sciences Using the Chinese Exclusion Act Records in Genealogy Profile Options have Moved Geni Podcast: Collaborative Genealogy American Civil War Genealogy More Bloggers Participating in the Geni Giveaway How To: See… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for March 28th, 2011

Posted March 28, 2011 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day Steve Buscemi Harry Houdini Elizabeth Taylor George Grenville Charles Dickens Interesting Geni Blog Posts Look Who’s Related: Jimi Hendrix and Queen Elizabeth II How to: Block a Geni Member How to: Embed Projects Family Tree Tuesday – Ralph Waldo Emerson Look Who’s Related: Kevin Bacon and Brad Pitt How to: Use Geni Labs Geni Podcast: Hiring a Professional Genealogist American Civil War Records and Genealogy Look Who’s Related: William Shakespeare and… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for March 21st, 2011

Posted March 21, 2011 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day Eli Whitney Julius Caesar Robert F. Kennedy Saint Patrick Wyatt Earp Interesting Geni Blog Posts How To: View Your Family’s Timeline How To: Alter Privacy Settings on Profiles You Manage Look Who’s Related: Elvis Presley and Other Notable Figures Take a Listen to Geni’s CEO on GeneaBloggers Radio Getting Family Involved in Genealogy Family Tree Tuesday – Ingrid Bergman Last Week’s Contest Winners Look Who’s Related: Robert E. Lee and Ulysses… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for March 14th, 2011

Posted March 14, 2011 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day Sigmund Freud Agatha Christie Judy Garland Aldous Huxley Alexander Graham Bell Geni How To Subscribe to the Geni Podcast in iTunes How To: Filter the Recent Activity Share Your Genealogy with Friends and Family How To: Invite Someone to your Tree Interesting Geni Blog Posts Featured Project: RMS Titanic The Social Security Death Index and Genealogy The Geni Podcast: What’s a Webinar? Family Tree Tuesday – Susan B. Anthony Look Who’s… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for March 7th, 2011

Posted March 7, 2011 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day Natalie Portman Johnny Cash Dr. Seuss Francis Scott Key Lonel Richie Geni How To How To: Make a Public or Private Discussion How To: Make a Profile Public Interesting Geni Blog Posts The Geni Podcast: Welcome, Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak Look Who’s Related: Tony Blair and the Royal Family The Genealogy Experience by Thomas Pileggi Family Tree Tuesday – George Clooney Additional Updates to Geni More Documents and Sources Enhancements Introducing Profile… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for February 28th, 2011

Posted February 28, 2011 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day Kim Cattrall Ella Fitzgerald Coretta Scott King George Washington Geni How To How To: Merge Profiles How To: Upload Documents How To: Tag a Photo with a Profile ID How To: Find Other People’s Relationship Paths Interesting Geni Blog Posts Look Who’s Related: George Washington and all the Presidents Family Tree Tuesday – J. Paul Getty Family Stories from the Raj Looking Through Land Records Featured Project: Authors of Great Literature… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for February 14, 2011

Posted February 14, 2011 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day Tim McGraw Marvin Gaye Harriet Beecher Stowe Walt Disney Aaron Rogers Geni Blog Posts Featured Project: Food & Beverage People Making a Tombstone Rubbing Welcome to Roots Tech Interview with Shmuel-Aharon Kam Family Tree Tuesday – Frank Sinatra Roots Tech Posts Dear Myrtle Amy Coffin GeneaBloggers Ancestry Insider TruScape

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Monday Recap for February 7th, 2011

Posted February 7, 2011 by Geni | No Comment

Profiles of the Day Vanessa Williams Nat King Cole George Washington Carver Robert Frost Andrew Jackson How To How To: Make Documents Useful How To: Add Sourced Facts to Profiles How To: Unfollow a Discussion How To: Add Your Genealogy Videos to Geni How To: Try Geni Pro for Free Other Posts Featured Project: Inventors Interview with Henn Sarv Researching African American Genealogy Geni Teaser — The Next Stage of Genealogy Interview with Erica Howton… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for January 31, 2011

Posted January 31, 2011 by Geni | No Comment

So, what happened in the world of genealogy last week? Let me show you. The Genealogy Sphere Looking For Your Civil War Ancestor? by a3genealogy Hands-On Technology at RootsTech by Kimberly’s Genealogy Blog RootsTech Presenter Interview: Lisa Alzo by Luxegen Genealogy and Family History Mozart Genealogy??? by EASTERN WASHINGTON GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY BLOG 161-Year-Old Graveyard to be Bulldozed to Make Way for New Runway at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport by Geneanet On Geni Embed the World Family… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for January 10, 2011

Posted January 10, 2011 by George | No Comment

We’re not halfway through January and everyone is gearing up for conferences already!  Here are this week’s links: The Genealogy Sphere The Suzanne Winsor Freeman Memorial Student Genealogy Grant (The Family Curator) – Please pass this link along to anyone student genealogists you know. RootsTech 2011 Announces Lineup of Keynote Speakers (We Tree) – We’re only a month out! Options for Becoming a Credentialed Genealogist (About.com) – I bet there’s somebody who’d be proud of… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for January 3, 2011

Posted January 3, 2011 by George | One Comment

We were off last week due to the holidays here in the states.  Below you’ll find lots of links from the end of December to start your new year! The Genealogy Sphere 52 Weeks to Better Genealogy: Thanks for Playing (We Tree) – The conclusion of a great series by Amy Coffin. GeneAwards 2010 (Tamura Jones) – Geni was awarded the GeneAward for Most Improved Product of 2010 by one of the more astute tech-genealogy… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for the Week of Dec. 13-19, 2010

Posted December 20, 2010 by George | No Comment

The past week has been a very active one for the technology side of things, including a couple really big announcements last week from our engineers at Geni The Genealogy Sphere More celebrities sign on to trace their genealogy (Denver Post) – Guests are revealed for the new season of Who Do You Think You Are. Tracing the Past Street by Street with AddressingHistory (Programmable Web) – Very interesting app for Scottish researchers. Distance Teaching… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for the Week of Dec. 6-12, 2010

Posted December 13, 2010 by George | No Comment
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We’re quickly approaching the end of 2010, which means two things:  (a) lots of family time in the next few weeks, and (b) it’s time to start planning for the 2011 conference schedule. The Genealogy Sphere Genealogists are easy people to shop for (The Joplin Globe) – Lots and lots of easy, thoughtful gift ideas for genealogists. National Genealogical Society planning for 33rd conference (Mormon Times) – It’s time to start planning for this year’s… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for the Week of Nov. 22-Dec. 6, 2010

Posted December 6, 2010 by George | No Comment
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Another fun week in the world of Genealogy.  I never thought I’d mention Christopher Columbus and Martha Stewart in the same recap! The Genealogy Sphere Use holiday get-togethers to fill out family tree (The Arizona Republic) – As this will be my first holiday season home as a genealogist, I’m planning on spending some time with my extended family to work on my tree Genealogy: Save, save, save; copy, copy, copy (Coshocton Tribune) – This… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for the Week of Nov. 22-29, 2010

Posted November 29, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

We hope the long weekend gave many of you some extra time to get some rest and enjoy your families. And hopefully you were able to spend some time on your family trees, too! In case you weren’t near a computer much last week, here is a recap of everything happening in the genealogy world. The Genealogy Sphere Not enough people document their lives, archivist says (Grand Forks Herald) – A plea for more people to… Read the full story

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(Belated) Monday Recap for the Week of Nov. 15-22, 2010

Posted November 23, 2010 by George | No Comment
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Note: We’re a day late with this week’s recap due to some wi-fi issues at the coffee shop, but amidst those issues I met my first Geni users out in the wild! Thanks to the two sweet ladies who stopped by my table and told me how much they like the service. I’ll make sure I have some goodies to give out next time I meet any of you. -George The Genealogy Sphere Ancestry.com’s Growth… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for the Week of Nov. 8-14, 2010

Posted November 15, 2010 by Geni | No Comment
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The Genealogy Sphere On Genealogy: Be smart about tracking down needed records (broomfieldenterprise) – Julie Miller provides some guidance for saving time while searching for historical records. Nominate a Genealogy Blog for the 2011 Family Tree 40 (Family Tree Magazine) – Due to the popularity of last year’s Top 40 list, Family Tree magazine is at it again…hurry, go nominate your favorite genealogy blogs! What type of genealogist are you? (Atlanta Journal Constitution) – This… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for the Week of Nov. 1-7, 2010

Posted November 8, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

Hi friends, this is our first edition of our Monday Recaps, where we review all the happenings of the previous week in the genealogy community and on Geni. We hope your weekends were fun and your Monday is peaceful. On to your links! The Genealogy Sphere Mormons agree to stop baptizing Jewish Holocaust victims (Denver Post) – Electra Draper covers the LDS pledge to stop the practice of baptizing Holocaust victims. Genealogy Resource: The Buddy… Read the full story

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