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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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Genealogy News Bites to 12 Jun 2014

Genealogy News Bites to 12 Jun 2014

Following are the current genealogy news bites and headlines up to June 12, 2014. Ancestry.com Blog Comments on Y-DNA and mtDNA Tests As many of you know, we announced last week that we’re retiring our Y-DNA and mtDNA tests. Unfortunately, we didn’t explain clearly our rationale for our decision, which has led to confusion. We’d […]

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Genealogy News Bites to May 26, 2014

Genealogy News Bites to May 26, 2014

Following are the recent Genealogy News Bites and Headlines to May 26, 2014   Genealogy News Bites and Headlines National Archives The National Archives at St. Louis thanks WWII Navy veteran Paul Wittmer The National Archives at St. Louis staff extended a special thanks to World War II U.S. Navy Veteran Paul Wittmer on April […]

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Genealogy News Bites – April 28, 2014

Genealogy News Bites – April 28, 2014

In an effort to help ease the load of searching for genealogy news and genealogy events, I prepare a ‘Genealogy News Bites’ post to gather together what I feel are the most important or informative genealogy news headlines from the previous week (or thereabouts). Following are the most recent and relevant genealogy news headlines from […]

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How to get, keep, and use a smart cell phone absolutely free!?

How to get, keep, and use a smart cell phone absolutely free!?

I recently acquired, and keep and continue to use a smart cell phone absolutely FREE! Considering how important immediate access to all my data, online information, subscriptions and websites are, I felt this was important for others with my extreme interest in (obsession with?) genealogy and family tree research. This entire set up allows me […]

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Microsoft Paint is a simple, reliable tool for genealogy research.

Microsoft Paint is a simple, reliable tool for genealogy research.

I am always exploring new software and online tools to simplify and streamline tasks related to my genealogy research and blogging and one tool I depend on is Microsoft Paint. Previous posts have described old favorites such as ‘Photoscape‘, and all components of ‘My Ideal Setup…‘ in general. One program I have neglected to mention […]

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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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