2010 Genea Bloggers Winter Games Competition · About Me · Census Research

2010 Winter Genea Blogger Games–How did I do?

It’s been a really fun two weeks working on the various challenges.  Now it’s time for me to tally up my medal count.  I didn’t always have a chance to blog about every single thing that I participated in, but I have summarized the tasks throughout the two weeks. Without further ado… 1.  Go Back… Continue reading 2010 Winter Genea Blogger Games–How did I do?

2010 Genea Bloggers Winter Games Competition · Immigration Research · Portuguese Hawaiian Roots

New Ship Indexes Added to YourIslandRoutes.com

Tonight I worked on another Winter Games Challenge: Participate in an indexing project. I’ve been working on my own indexing project for the last 2-3 years.  I’ve been extracting Portuguese names from ship lists for ships from Hawaii to California. This involved extracting the name and putting them into spreadsheets for each ship.  This took… Continue reading New Ship Indexes Added to YourIslandRoutes.com

2010 Genea Bloggers Winter Games Competition · About My Ancestors

A Brief Sketch of Jacintho Pacheco

Jacintho Pacheco was my Great Great Grandfather.  He was born ca. 1820 in the village of Fenais da Vera Cruz, Ribeira Grande on the island of Sao Miguel in the Azores.  He was the son of Joao Pacheco and Jacintha Rosa Ferreira, both also from Fenais da Vera Cruz. He met my Great Great Grandmother,… Continue reading A Brief Sketch of Jacintho Pacheco

2010 Genea Bloggers Winter Games Competition

Winter 2010 GeneaBlogger Games Mid Week Status Report

This is my status report as we’re over half way done with the GeneaBlogger Games.  Saturday is the last day of challenges.  Let’s see how I am doing. 1.  Go Back and Cite Your Sources Completed: 52 Citations added to my database Medal=Plantinum 2.  Back Up Your Data Completed: Task C (backup data) Medal=Gold 3. … Continue reading Winter 2010 GeneaBlogger Games Mid Week Status Report