Family Tree Magazine is Available Through Your Local Library for Free

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I have made a wonderful discovery.  You can read Family Tree magazine on your PC, laptop, or mobile device through your local public library for free.  It’s possible if your library subscribes to Zinio for Libraries. If you aren’t familiar with this company, it is an online digital magazine service.  You subscribe just as you … Continued

Thirty-one Individual Summaries About Thirty-one Women Relatives

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I’ve decided to give myself a challenge for Women’s History Month.  I’m going to post thirty-one individual summaries from my RootsMagic about thirty-one women relatives.  I’ll be adding the links to those summaries to this post.  Refer back to often! Do you use the Individual Summary report that comes with your genealogy software?   They can … Continued

Mary Collis Individual Summary

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I saved one of the most mysterious people in my tree for last.  I would not have known about Mary Collis except for Patrick Dolan’s disputed Probate case. Mary’s claim to fame is that she was the only descendant of one of Patrick’s siblings who did not get any money from the estate.  Why, you … Continued

SNGF: Surname Tallies

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The Saturday Night Genealogy Fun challenge for tonight is to fire up my genealogy software and see if I can find the Surname Statistic reports.  After than, I am to tally up which surnames are most prevalent in my database. I can tell you right off the bat that number one will be Pacheco.   Let’s … Continued

SNGF: How Many Surnames: the Summation

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I thought I’d wrap up what I found in this post.  These are the tallies for all three of these database. I should note that there is overlap in these database as some individuals are input into all 3 (like me!)  My tally will be slightly askew from that and my inability to add correctly … Continued

SNGF: How Many Surnames?

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Tonight’s challenge from Randy Seaver’s Genea-Musing’s blog is to run some surname statistics.  I’m using RootsMagic to do my computations.  As my tree is separated into three databases, I’ll use the Pacheco – de Braga database for this test.  It’ll be the most impressive.  LOL While RootsMagic can give me a list of all the … Continued