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A Sweetheart of a deal… #RootsTech #Genealogy

A Sweetheart of a deal… As I’ve written during the RootsTech conference, I’ve been hanging around the MyHeritage booth absorbing information. MyHeritage has been making exciting technological advances for several years. Their tech is allowing them to share billions of records, documents, and what they have termed Discoveries with subscribers. I’m going to go into […]

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Your search results may not be what they seem.

A while back I got an invitation to a VIP breakfast to be held during RootsTech 2014. The breakfast was to be Friday morning. When I got the invite, I printed it out and put it in a notebook with my other RootsTech paperwork. That was my first mistake. I should have added it to […]

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A Search Program That Will Read Handwritten Text?

Cliff Shaw seems to always be on the cutting edge of genealogy technology, especially as deals with the web. Now he says that it looks like they are close to being able to search on handwritten text. If his company can pull this off, it changes everything… The following was received last night from Cliff […]

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Ryan Hunter & Michael Leclerc Join Mocavo

Mocavo, the Internet’s largest genealogy specific search engine, hires new COO and Chief Genealogist. Read the following article from Enhanced Online News for details. Mocavo Expands Leadership Team with Industry Veterans Ryan Hunter Appointed Chief Operating Officer, Michael Leclerc Appointed Chief Genealogist January 25, 2012 12:21 PM Eastern Time BOULDER, Colo.–(EON: Enhanced Online News)–Mocavo, the world’s […]

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Learning Google Tools for Genealogists

Google is far more than a basic search engine. While it may have started as a basic engine, the additional tools Google provides for free makes Google an excellent, all-around research assistant. Google Alerts for up to the minute web tracking, free email for all through Gmail, iGoogle is a search dashboard for your own […]

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I wrote about a few weeks ago when I had a brick-wall breakthrough. Now I see that Cliff Shaw has added the genealogy blogs, as well as other genealogist-suggested sites to be searched by his genealogy search engine. Following is a News Release I received last evening.™ (, the world’s largest free search […]

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Breakthrough! – A Review of – the Latest in Genealogical Search Engines

I haven’t made a breakthrough on any of my direct-line ancestors in years. All the easy research was done years ago, and most breakthroughs are now made after extensive research. However, prompted by the need to write a review of a new search engine, and with a little flexibility & persistence on my part, I […]

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