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Tracking Genealogical Events

The following article was written by my good friend, William Dollarhide. Enjoy… Dollarhide’s Genealogy Rule No. 16: A good genealogical event is learning that your parents were really married. The discovery and collection of recorded events from a person’s life is the foundation for all genealogical research. It is how we connect people from father […]

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Reunion 10 Now Available

Leister Productions has released Reunion 10, the latest version of their family history database software for Apple’s Macintoch platform; plus buddy apps for the iPhone/iPod Touch and iPad. This release is considered a major upgrade over version 9, adding to and improving on the older version. Reunion’s List of Top New Features: Pictures Everywhere — […]

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Put Your Family History on the Map

You can literally put your family history on the map using Family Atlas. Created by the folks at RootsMagic, Family Atlas is a fun way to graphically show your family’s history. By easily importing your genealogy from RootsMagic, Legacy, Family Tree Maker, or by GEDCOM file, you can create an interactive world map of your […]

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Dollarhide Numbering Explained

Almost anyone who has spent any serious time in family history knows the name William Dollarhide. He has authored 13 books and countless articles. He has also spoken at over 700 national and local events and societies in almost every state in the country.  Through his experience in working with his own family history records, […]

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Securing Your Laptop While at the Library, Airport, or the Archive

Most genealogists tote a laptop around with them while doing their genealogy research. That laptop has a lot of important stuff on it – like “your life.” So it’s a good idea to always keep its security in mind. The following excerpt is from an article by Gina Trapani found at When you’re working […]

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