Weekly Updates for 2010-03-03


Indexed 50 names on FamilySearch 1910 Massachusetts census. #genealogy #GBGames2010 # Blog post: Winter 2010 Geneablogger Games – The Final Tally http://bit.ly/d9eFWQ #genealogy #GBGames2010 # I have Albrechts, too, but further back in the mid 1700s. RT @genwishlist: Surname Saturday: ALBRECHT http://goo.gl/fb/jcyG #genealogy # RT @tjlgenes: The ultimate blacksheep relative….http://su.pr/1MP4BP #genealogy # Added headstone photo […]

Winter 2010 Geneablogger Games – The Final Tally

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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 […]

Playing with Wordle


I spent a little time playing with Wordle this weekend, as part of the Winter 2010 Geneablogger Games.  I’ve made surname visualizations before using Image Chef, so the process was familiar to me.  Wordle has some different features, so I made several different word clouds. First, the standard surname visualization.  I used the top 100 […]

52 Weeks to Better Genealogy – Google Maps

genealogy, Kendrick, Rock Island, Civil War

This week’s challenge from Amy at WeTree is to play with Google Maps, a “a helpful tool for determining the locations of addresses in your family history.”  My genealogy software uses Google Maps to map all the locations for each individual within the database, so I’ve never gone straight to Google Maps and used it […]

Weekly Updates for 2010-02-17


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: […]

Winter 2010 Geneablogger Games – Opening Ceremony

Genealogy, Geneabloggers

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 […]