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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.

Amazon.com Widgets Shop Amazon – Get Up to 80% Back When You Sell Us Your Books 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 software program that will handle, understand and convert Quaker dates (both old and new style) within […]

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My Ideal Setup for Genealogy Research

My Ideal Setup for Genealogy Research

Over fifteen years of genealogy research, I have added to, adjusted and tweaked my setup until I have achieved what I believe to be the ideal setup for genealogy research. In the Beginning When I started, I had only an early personal computer operating Windows 94 and Microsoft Office, a basic scanner, small black and […]

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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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New to genealogy? Get started with numerous free genealogy sites and tools available online.

New to genealogy? Get started with numerous free genealogy sites and tools available online.

Using available free genealogy sites and tools to the best advantage. I’ve been doing genealogy research for well over fifteen years now and have amassed a database of over 100,000 individuals with supporting sources, images, and documents for over 90% of the individuals, which are available for free download. Yet, I still find new information […]

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Family Tree Maker 2012 is not yet compatible with Windows 8.

Family Tree Maker 2012 is not yet compatible with Windows 8.

UPDATE: May 14, 2013 According to BetaNews.com, it appears Microsoft will be issuing a free update they’ll be calling Windows 8.1 to address some of the issues that have come to light and to make some improvements. A preview of the update Windows 8.1 will be released June 26,  2013 and I will be checking […]

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AboutOne and FamilySearch International form new relationship to create first integrated living Family History Management System

AboutOne and FamilySearch International form new relationship to create first integrated living Family History Management System

AboutOne to meet FamilySearch’s strict quality and compatibility standards as a “certified” app. PAOLI, Pa., March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – AboutOne (http://www.AboutOne.com), the leading online family manAboutOne and FamilySearch International Form New Relationship to Create First Integrated Living Family History Management Systement system, will announce its new relationship with FamilySearch International at the RootsTech genealogy conference […]

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Family Tree Maker 2012 is winning me over.

Family Tree Maker 2012 is winning me over.

When I started using it, I hated Family Tree Maker 2012. I’m one who is very uncomfortable with change, especially if that change leaves me in an unfamiliar environment where I don’t know what to do or how to get around. I’m left feeling very frustrated and vulnerable – as was the case for the […]

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Avoiding the quick pace and immediate gratification of ‘Pinball Genealogy’.

Avoiding the quick pace and immediate gratification of ‘Pinball Genealogy’.

Recently I read a post on the dearMyrtle.com blog about ‘Pinball Genealogy’, a general description of which is the quick ‘bouncing’ from one source to another, attaching the obvious data and facts without taking the time to explore the document to fully investigate all the information available. An example of such a document is a […]

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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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