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Family Tree Magazine is Available Through Your Local Library for Free

Family Tree Magazine is Available Through Your Local Library for Free

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 would any other magazine only this version is delivered in digital format.  The magazine can then be read on any computer or through a mobile…

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Five Reasons You Should Collaborate with Other Genealogists

Five Reasons You Should Collaborate with Other Genealogists

Genealogy is a lonely sport.  You spent hours at a computer searching a database for a single relative who lived a hundred years ago.  You sit in some musty, dusty room in the back of a library going through roll after roll of microfilm hoping to find at least one obituary.  And, then when you find that long lost document, it is just you.  Wouldn’t it be great if there was someone you could share with? One of the pleasures…

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My Maternal Grandmother’s Family Tree

My Maternal Grandmother’s Family Tree

I decided to create a widget for my Mom’s mother’s side. This is kind of sad. I have only two photos. There are no known photos of my Mom’s maternal grandfather. You can see that Harry Kenneth Jackson has left a whole in my tree. I’ve been working on his lines since 1990 and I haven’t moved one inch. I have been able to bring Margaret (Jackson) Jones lines back two generations since starting. Never in my wildest dreams did…

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My Maternal Grandfather’s Family Tree

My Maternal Grandfather’s Family Tree

One of the neat things about using WikiTree is once you have the data uploaded you can make some neat graphics for your blog.  I wish I had more photos of my ancestors.  The empty photo spots aren’t as appealing. I created this tree using their widget. These are my Azorean roots.   embeddable family tree updated live from WikiTree It shows three geneations of my maternal grandfather’s family tree. Pretty neat, isn’t it? It’s only a fraction of the…

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