In our podcast episode today, Diana and I interview Rebecca Walbecq, one of our Research Like a Pro eCourse students. She shares her experience with trying the research process on a research problem she had been studying for years. She began the eCourse with the following objective: "The objective of this research project is to prove or disprove that Daniel Hawley born in October of 1808 in Allegany County, New York and Sarah Sally Huff born on May 14th, 1813 in Allegany County, New York are the parents of William Hawley who was born on August 31st, 1836 in the...
In our podcast episode today, Diana and I discuss three reasons why you should download personal genealogy software to manage your family tree. Are you only using an online family tree? You may be missing out on powerful features. Links 14 Day Mini Research Like a Pro Challenge Family Tree Software Programs compatible With FamilySearch - PowerPoint presentation free download - feel free to share the presentation with your class or group. 3 Reasons to Have Personal Genealogy Software and How to Choose - Diana's blog post at Family Locket, including the chart comparing different programs RootsMagic Family Tree Maker...
Where are you storing your valuable genealogical data? Is it safely under your control and backed up or is it on a third party website like Ancestry or FamilySearch? Have you considered using genealogical software to store your database but are unsure what would be best for you? Today I'll be sharing my top three reasons to keep your own genealogical information safe in a personal software database and give you some ideas for choosing one from the many options available. Reason #1 Store Information for Living Family Members The collaborative online tree on FamilySearch lets you add living family members,...
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