GBGames2010

Weekly Updates for 2010-03-03

3 March 2010 Evidence

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 […]

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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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Playing with Wordle

22 February 2010 And More

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 […]

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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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52 Weeks to Better Genealogy – Google Maps

19 February 2010 And More

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 […]

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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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