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10 Tips for Family History Interviews

Posted November 15, 2022 by Amanda | 2 Comments
10 Tips for Family History Interviews

With the holidays just around the corner, chances are you will be getting together with your relatives to celebrate. It may also present a great opportunity to catch a few relatives for an interview about your family history! Before seeing your relatives this holiday season, here are some tips to help prepare for an interview with your relatives. 1. Plan ahead First, take a look at what information you have and what you may still be… Read the full story

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Introducing the Source Assistant

Posted October 27, 2022 by Amanda | No Comment

Today we are excited to announce the release of the Source Assistant – a quick and easy way to extract information from your confirmed Record Matches and Smart Matches™ from MyHeritage to the family tree on Geni.  Now when you confirm a Record Match or a Smart Match™, you can quickly add new or updated information from the MyHeritage match to your relatives’ Geni profiles with just a few clicks. The new Source Assistant We… Read the full story

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Video: Making a Family Tree for the Entire World

Posted October 13, 2022 by Amanda | No Comment

Geni Curator Jarrett Ross, also known as the GeneaVlogger, has released a great new video all about making a family tree for the entire world through collaboration. In this video, Jarrett looks back at the early days of Geni and the beginnings of the World Family Tree, which today connects over 172 million profiles. Learn more about Geni’s World Family Tree. This video also includes a great discussion with fellow curator Randy Schoenberg that is… Read the full story

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Webtemeber 2022 at Legacy Family Tree Webinars

Posted August 19, 2022 by Amanda | No Comment

September is just around the corner and that means it’s almost time for Webtember, Legacy Family Tree Webinars’ third annual free, month-long online genealogy conference! Every Friday for the entire month of September, Legacy Family Tree Webinars will host live and pre-recorded webinars. Join live each Friday to learn how you can take your genealogy skills to the next level. If you can’t make the live sessions, you can enjoy all 31 recordings at your… Read the full story

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A Dad’s Best Advice

Posted June 24, 2022 by Amanda | No Comment

For this Father’s Day, we asked the community to share the best advice they had ever received from their dad or father-figure in their life. One lucky winner would be chosen at random to receive a free 1-year subscription of Geni Pro. Today we are excited to announce the winner of our Father’s Day giveaway is Paula Wertheim! Paula shared a lovely story about her husband’s late stepfather, John P. Walther. My husband’s late stepfather… Read the full story

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Share the Best Advice You Got From Dad for a Chance to Win!

Posted June 11, 2022 by Amanda | No Comment

With Father’s Day coming up soon, we want to hear from you the best advice you have received from your dad or a father-figure in your life. Share their words of wisdom with us, along with a picture of your father, and you can win a free year of Geni Pro! Over the years, our dads have given us lots of advice. From small tips to bigger life lessons, a father’s wise words can leave… Read the full story

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How to Preserve Newspaper Clippings

Posted June 2, 2022 by Geni | No Comment

In today’s “digital age,” it may seem strange that some family historians hang on to old newspapers and clippings. There are many good reasons to keep these items- perhaps most importantly, they are original source documents for current and future genealogical research. Published news such as wedding announcements, obituaries, and important historical events about our ancestors, provide a wealth of information that may not be found in other records. To save newspaper clippings for the… Read the full story

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Scheduled Site Maintenance

Posted May 28, 2022 by Geni | No Comment

Geni will be performing scheduled site maintenance starting at 7:00 am PDT on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 and lasting for approximately 2 hours. During this time the Geni website will be unavailable. We’ll do our best to complete the maintenance quickly and return to normal service as soon as possible. Thanks for your patience.

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Family Tree Charts are Back!

Posted May 25, 2022 by Amanda | No Comment

Today we are thrilled to announce that Family Tree Charts are back on Geni! The previous version was temporarily unavailable as we were working towards moving the chart feature off of Flash. With the Family Tree Chart, you can create your own custom, high-quality version of your family tree for downloading or printing.  The Family Tree Chart includes five generations of relatives, your family’s names, dates, and photos. You can customize the look of the… Read the full story

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See Geni at NGS 2022

Posted May 20, 2022 by Amanda | No Comment

Next week Geni will be at the 44th National Genealogical Society Family History Conference in Sacramento, California. This year, NGS 2022 will be both in-person and virtual, so if you can’t be there in Sacramento, you can still join the fun online from the comfort of your own home. We are extra excited because we’ve greatly missed seeing everyone in person. The conference will take place on May 24-28 at the SAFE Credit Union Convention… Read the full story

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