Monthly Archives: March 2016

Genealogy Mysteries 2016

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

In 2012, I published my first post, which was titled Genealogy Mysteries. It provided a summary of the genealogy mysteries I discovered at that time. In 2014, I published Genealogy Mysteries – Expanded and in 2015, I published Genealogy Mysteries – Expanded and Updated and More Genealogy Mysteries. Since then, I have been accumulating and reading new books, authors, and series […]

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M. Thomas, Photographer of Thomas Edison’s Favorite Photo

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

Last year I participated in the course “Family Photographs: Identifying, Preserving, and Sharing Your Visual Heritage” with instructor Maureen Taylor. The course is part of the great offerings of the Virtual Institute of Genealogical Research (VIGR). One of the topics discussed was the photographer’s mark or logo on the photo. I searched my entire photo collection and only found two photos […]

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Tech Tuesday: Make Google the Default Search Engine in Windows 10 Edge

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

This post is not really genealogy, but the default search engine may be of interest to many genealogists who are heavily invested in using Google for genealogy searches on the Internet. Microsoft Windows 10 and its new browser, Edge, default to Bing as the search engine of choice both on your desktop and Edge. If you don’t care for Bing, […]

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Tech Tuesday- Using Snagit to Attach Citations to Your Digital Images

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

There are many ways to attach a source citation to a digital image using various techniques and products. One of my favorite methods is to use a program called Snagit from TechSmith. Open your image in Snagit Editor. As my example I am using an image of the 1930 US census that I downloaded from Ancestry.com to my computer. Under […]

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Society Saturday – The ABCs of DNA for Genealogy

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

The Carroll County Genealogical Society’s upcoming meeting on Monday, March 21, 2016 at 7:30 PM features Eileen Souza. Eileen is a professional genealogist who specializes in Maryland research. She is president of the Carroll County Genealogical Society, a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, the National Genealogical Society, the Maryland Genealogical Society and other local business and genealogical societies. […]

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