SNGF: Santa Brought Me RootsMagic7

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Randy Seaver’s new Saturday Night Genealogy Fun challenge asks what I got from Genea Santa.  Well, I’ll show you what I got… Yes, I got RootsMagic 7!!!!  Woo hoo!!! I’m excited because I was still using RootsMagic 5.  More importantly, I got RootsMagic 7 right after it was released.  When I got RootsMagic 5, they … Continued

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Saturday Night Genealogy Fun: Count Your Trees, Part Two

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This is the second post on Randy’s Genea Musings “Count Your Trees” challenge.  This time I’ll use my Jones-Jackson-Kelly-Dolan database and the database for my Dad’s side.  Unlike the Azoreans who multiplied like rabbits, these lines are much shorter and were more painstaking to research. The root person for this database is Julia Jackson, my … Continued

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Saturday Night Genealogy Fun: Count Your Trees, Part One

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Randy set out an interesting challenge for Saturday Night Genealogy Fun.  Use my genealogy software’s tree function to count the trees in my database. I have three separate databases.  One is for my Dad’s side, one is my Mom’s Father’s side, and another is for my Mom’s Mother’s side (don’t ask…it made sense 10 years … Continued

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