Monthly Archives: January 2016

Tech Tuesday – FTM Transition Implementation: Phase 1 How to Identify & Fix Potential GEDCOM Errors

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

Phase 1 of my transition plan encompasses identifying my requirements both mandatory and optional, addressing cleaning up my database and preparing my data for import into my selected evaluation programs. I have decided to devote Friday mornings to completing all the activities required by my plan and will try to report on them the following Tuesday as a “Tech Tuesday” […]

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Accolades for Michael Brophy and “Snagit Software for Genealogists”

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

Recently, I had the pleasure of attending Michael Brophy’s webinar “Snagit Software for Genealogists” sponsored by the Legacy Family Tree Webinar Series. Michael is extremely knowledgeable about TechSmith’s Snagit, which is much more than a screen capture program; and he provides us with an understanding of its many uses for genealogy. Michael has presented this lecture both online and onsite […]

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Tech Tuesday – FTM Transition Implementation: Phase 1 Determine Requirements

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

Phase 1 of my transition plan encompasses identifying my requirements both mandatory and optional, addressing cleaning up my database and preparing my data for import into my selected evaluation programs. I have decided to devote Friday mornings to completing all the activities required by my plan and will try to report on them the following Tuesday as a “Tech Tuesday” […]

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Where to Research in Carroll County, Maryland – Other Potential Resources- Part 2

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

This is the eleventh and final 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 […]

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Tech Tuesday – My Family Tree Maker Transition Plan: Phase 3, the Final Phase

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

My first transition plan post, Tech Tuesday – My Family Tree Maker Transition Plan: Phase 1 encompassed the first phase of my project, identifying my requirements both mandatory and optional, addressing cleaning up my database and preparing my data for import into my selected evaluation programs. I have scheduled execution of Phase 1 of my plan to begin on Friday, […]

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Old Bones Genealogy Blog – Top 5 Posts for 2015

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

I recently received an email from WordPress containing a link to my annual report in blogging for 2015. The following posts were listed as the top five posts viewed in 2015 on my blog Old Bones Genealogy. 1. Genealogy Mysteries I love a mystery. Since my youth, I have been an avid reader of the mystery genre. How does this relate […]

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