Monthly Archives: December 2015

Tech Tuesday – My Family Tree Maker Transition Plan: Phase 2

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

My prior post, Tech Tuesday – My Family Tree Maker Transition Plan: Phase 1 encompassed the first phase of my project, addressing cleaning up my database and selecting and installing my evaluation programs. I have scheduled execution of Phase 1 of my plan to begin on Friday, January 15, 2016. I have decided to devote Friday mornings to completing all the […]

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Blog Caroling – In Old Judea

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

In Old Judea is the first new (as in not one of the traditional) carol I learned as a child in the children’s choir of St. Margaret Mary’s RC Church in Essington, Delaware Co., PA–back in the early fifties. It’s one of my favorites. You can hear the music of In Old Judea played on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XGgwRkAFX_0 and you […]

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Tech Tuesday – My Family Tree Maker Transition Plan: Phase 1

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

Recently, Ancestry.com announced that they are retiring their software product, Family Tree Maker (current version is Family Tree Maker 2014) on December 31, 2015. They will support the program until December 31, 2016. I have used Family Tree Maker (FTM) since 1996. I am currently on FTM 2014. I also use Legacy 8, Roots Magic 7 (RM), The Master Genealogist […]

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Where to Research in Carroll County, Maryland – Other Potential Resources- Part 1

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

This is the tenth post in my series of postings on doing research in my home county of Carroll in Maryland. For the background and history of Carroll County, Maryland, please see my initial post titled “Where to Research in Carroll County, Maryland – The Carroll County Genealogical Society”. Other Potential Resources Many of the following societies and museums provide […]

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Where to Research in Carroll County, Maryland – Sykesville Gate House Museum, Carroll History Project & Manchester Historical Center

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

This is the ninth post in my series of postings on doing research in my home county of Carroll in Maryland. For the background and history of Carroll County, Maryland, please see my initial post titled “Where to Research in Carroll County, Maryland – The Carroll County Genealogical Society”. Local Societies and Museums Within the County The following repositories have […]

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Where to Research in Carroll County, Maryland – The Union Mills Homestead & the Strawbridge Shrine

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

This is the eighth post in my series of postings on doing research in my home county of Carroll in Maryland. For the background and history of Carroll County, Maryland, please see my initial post titled “Where to Research in Carroll County, Maryland – The Carroll County Genealogical Society”. Local Societies and Museums Within the County The following repositories have […]

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