Citations

The Census Project: Redesigned

15 November 2010 Analysis

Census records are a great basic source of information and easily accessible, now that all publicly-released census years are indexed and the images are available on the internet.  I’ve collected census records ever since I started doing genealogy; however, I haven’t been consistent in how I handled them.  Basically, I have three different kinds of […]

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Winter 2010 Geneablogger Games – The Final Tally

26 February 2010 And More

Competition in the Winter 2010 Geneablogger Games is over.  I accomplished much more than I had anticipated when I began. Here are my standings: 1. Go Back and Cite Your Sources – All competition is this category took place last week.  Platinum Medal! 2. Back Up Your Data – did not compete. 3. Organize Your […]

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Winter 2010 Geneablogger Games – Week 1 Status Update

20 February 2010 And More

The Winter 2010 Geneablogger Games are half over.  Where do you stand? Here are my standings: 1. Go Back and Cite Your Sources – 17 last Saturday and 33 on Sunday. Platinum Medal! 2. Back Up Your Data – have not competed in this event. 3. Organize Your Research – All my digital files are […]

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Weekly Updates for 2010-02-17

17 February 2010 DNA

RT @LisaCooke: Had a blast talking with Lisa Kudrow about WDYTYA! Listen to the exclusive interview on Valentine’s Day. Podcast episode 81. # The death certificates I ordered in November FINALLY came yesterday. # Updated old blog post – SNGF – Most Recent Unknown Ancestor – with newly found information. http://ow.ly/176hj # Very nice! RT @InnerCompass: […]

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Winter 2010 Geneablogger Games – Recap Days 1 & 2

15 February 2010 And More

It’s been a busy weekend here at Tonia’s Roots.  The Winter 2010 Geneablogger Games are in full swing and the competition is heavy. Here are my standings: 1. Go Back and Cite Your Sources – 17 on Saturday and 33 on Sunday.  Platinum Medal! 2. Back Up Your Data – have not competed in this […]

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Winter 2010 Geneablogger Games – Opening Ceremony

13 February 2010 And More

The Tonia’s Roots flag is flying, announcing my participation in the Winter 2010 Geneablogger Games.  The base of my flag is the United States Stars and Stripes.  My ancestors came to these shores centuries ago, so the bulk of my research takes place in the United States.  The middle layer is the German flag, representing […]

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10 Things I Love About TNG (My Genealogy Software)

18 July 2009 Technology

My main genealogy software is The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding.  This software can be used as a stand-alone product or with a desktop genealogy program.  I use Legacy for a few things, but use TNG for all my data entry and storage.  If you want to learn more about the features and benefits of […]

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Better Online Source Citations

20 April 2009 Research

A quick shout-out to Mark Tucker at ThinkGenealogy for his Better Source Citations video.  I encourage you to watch the video and take the survey.  If you like the concept, contact your genealogy software provider.  Personally, I think this idea is great.  I absolutely loved the import of not only the citation, but also images […]

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Legacy Family Tree Software Review

9 January 2009 Research

I recently purchased a copy of Legacy Family Tree Software, largely because I wanted to try out its Source Writer feature.  I had read good reviews of the product; it was supposed to be easy to use, with a rich set of features, and advanced reporting options. I found the data entry interface to be […]

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Citing Tombstones as a Source Reference

9 October 2008 Research

I recently bought a copy of Elizabeth Shown Mills’ fabulous book Evidence Explained (e-book available for download on Footnote.com) and have spent the evening creating citations for events sourced from tombstones that I have personally photographed. It’s a simple format and by copying, pasting, and editing, I was able to create citations for over 40 […]

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