Archive for November, 2012

‘Sepia Memories’ WordPress Blog Theme

‘Sepia Memories’ WordPress Blog Theme

I’ve just finished posting my most recent theme design for ‘Sepia Memories‘ to my ‘Empty Nest Themes‘ site. Since it would ideally suit a genealogy or similar blog or website, I thought it would be a good idea to post it here for those who wish to change the look of their current site or […]

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FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions – November 23, 2012

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FamilySearch.org Brazil Brazil, Civil Registration, 1870-2012 Brazil, Immigration Cards, 1900-1965 Brazil, Mato Grosso, Civil Registration, 1890-2012 Brazil, Piauí, Civil Registration, 1875-2012 Brazil, Rio Grande do Sul, Miscellaneous Records, 1748-1980 Canada British Columbia, Crown Land Grants, 1869-1930 Ontario Births, 1869-1912 Chile Chile, Santiago, Cementerio General, 1821-2011 Colombia Colombia, Catholic Church Records, 1600-2010 Czech Republic Czech Republic, […]

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‘Heredis’ Genealogy Software: They Asked For My Opinion and I Gave It

‘Heredis’ Genealogy Software: They Asked For My Opinion and I Gave It

This morning I awoke to an email from Heredis, the new genealogy software I tried a couple of months ago. I had liked what I saw in the limited trial so much, I purchased the software. Unfortunately, however, I soon discovered the Achilles heel of this software. It interprets unusual date formats in very weird […]

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I’m Back to Updating the Transcription Projects

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I fear I’ve neglected my two large transcription projects over the last little while because of dealing with site issues and transferring all of my sites to a new cloud server. Finally, after over one month, I just added another 10 pages to the transcription of David Coon’s Civil War letters (see previous post). I’m […]

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The Sinking of the “White Ship”

The Sinking of the “White Ship”

During my years of researching the medieval ancestry of Mark and our children, I’ve noticed a recurring theme. Several of the ancestors were casualties of the disastrous shipwreck of the “White Ship”. Although there were actually closer to 300 passengers aboard, I was only able to locate a list of twenty of the casualties. It […]

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Ideally, I’d Like to See an Open and Free Exchange of Genealogical Data

Ideally, I’d Like to See an Open and Free Exchange of Genealogical Data

  I’ve long been a proponent of the open and free exchange of genealogy data to ensure ready access to information for everyone researching their family history. This morning, however, I read “Cooperation Makes Records Available for Free” at FamilySearch.org and it made me think. As much as I’d like all genealogical data to be […]

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Christine Blythe
Empty Nest Genealogy
Chilliwack , British Columbia , V2P 5B9Canada
genealogy, ancestry, family tree, research, transcriptions, sources, images, data

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