Online Family Trees: What are your search results?

Randy Seaver of Genea-Musings wrote an interesting post last week about Google results when searching for names from your own trees.  He searched one one of his names combined with a location, using various search types and reported out the top results.  I decided to give it a try with my own search results. I have an Ancestry […]

A Makeover for Tonia’s Roots

Tonia's Roots, genealogy

Regular visitors may have noticed that Tonia’s Roots got a new look today!  I hope you like it as much as I do. Reasons for Redesigning Although I really liked the old look, I was getting somewhat tired of it. The footnote plug-in that I use was not playing well with the old theme and […]

Weekly Updates for 2010-06-02

Weekly Update Wordle - 06022010

RT @Lifehacker: How to Return Facebook Privacy Settings to What You Signed Up For http://lifehacker.com/5549394/ # Reading “An Hour on Footnote.com” at West in New England. Good tip on a new database with Rev. War info. http://ht.ly/1RjZx # Currently Reading: Murray veterans preparing memorial http://ht.ly/1RwLm # Off to the Murray County Veteran’s Memorial Dedication. . […]

June Ancestor Birthdays

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Let’s recognize ancestors and close relatives who were born in June: William Robert Hinton, 6x-great-grandfather, born 12 Jun 1728 in St. Anne’s Parish, Anne Arundel, Maryland. Captain Thomas Lytle, 5x-great-grandfather, born 06 Jun 1750 in Rowan County, North Carolina. Anna Barbara Albright, born 18 Jun 1754 in Berks County, Pennsylvania. Thomas Lytle, 4x-great-grandfather, born 06 Jun […]