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Using images to save transcription time and errors.

Using images to save transcription time and errors.

A good habit to get into for any genealogy researcher is using images to save transcription time and errors. Transcription takes a lot of time. Rather than wasting the time manually transcribing documents while conducting research, or printing direct from a third party database site, I work with images instead. Once the source is created and […]

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Google Tools, Tips and Tricks for Genealogy

Google Tools, Tips and Tricks for Genealogy

In my 12+ years of genealogy experience, I have become very attached to the Google tools, tips and tricks for genealogy research! Once I discovered these tools, I haven’t looked back. I use them frequently in the course of my research. Free Genealogy Search Help This is the one Google search tool I use most […]

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RootsMagic 6 now automatically converts and formats old style and new style Quaker format dates.

RootsMagic 6 now automatically converts and formats old style and new style Quaker format dates.

Finally, in the newest free update to RootsMagic 6, they have fine tuned the date calculations so it can understand, reformat, convert and sort an entry in the old Quaker date format. If you’ve been reading this blog for any length of time, you’ll have noticed that I’ve had my trials when looking for a […]

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Sing For Hope is an example of how using one’s influence to help the community is an admirable and productive effort.

Sing For Hope is an example of how using one’s influence to help the community is an admirable and productive effort.

A constantly reoccurring theme I’ve noticed when researching our family’s ancestry is the solid contributions to and support for community. The Quaker settlers are the best example of how a religious culture and community played an extremely important role in the successful relocation and settlement of a recently discovered continent. The guidance provided by the […]

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The best gifts for genealogists during a cash-strapped holiday season.

The best gifts for genealogists during a cash-strapped holiday season.

  For my recommended Christmas gifts for genealogists list for 2013, I thought I’d concentrate on more obscure, lower cost gifts. Some could even be used as stocking stuffers. Last year’s list was for higher end, higher priced, technically focused gifts for genealogists. So, for this year, I’ve come up with a list of lower […]

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Heredis 2014 is released, but, “Does it really do it all”?

Heredis 2014 is released, but, “Does it really do it all”?

Today, I received the following email announcement about Heredis 2014′s new release, and I was thrilled… …for a short while. Hi Christine, After the Mac version, the Heredis 2014 for Windows is available today. We are pleased to present you today the new version Heredis 2014 for Windows that is a major release of the […]

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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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