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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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Why I’m Sharing My Family Tree Online

Why I’m Sharing My Family Tree Online

I’ve seen the pros and cons about sharing your family tree online.   On the plus side, you share your knowledge with others about your ancestry.  You put cousin bait out on the web.  On the negative side, others may take your data and call it their own.  Others will take your data and mangle it to fit their needs.  Websites might claim to own your data once you post it. I sat on the fence for a long time, years…

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