FamilySearch

Genealogy Research: Taming The Monster

by JL Beeken on 7-22-2014

Legacy Family TreeCuz likes to do her genealogy research by subscribing to various paid databases all at once and then finding every possible shred she can on one person at a time. I tend to take the wide angle view instead.

Granted, my genealogy database is a bit excessive since I research the collateral lines as well, i.e. siblings of the direct lines and all their descendants. So, to date, it’s over 15,000 individuals.
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nFS: Share Data

by JL Beeken on 11-30-2012

Family Tree is coming, in all its technical glory. They say. I have faith. And then we’ll be able to share our data in a happier way.

I’m smitten and here’s some reasons you should be too. … [continued]

New FamilySearch: Combining Duplicates

by JL Beeken on 5-27-2011

FamilySearchFirst of all … I love the new FamilySearch and Legacy integration. Amazing, amazing effort.

But, just because we can combine duplicates on the new FamilySearch does not mean the information is correct. And, of course, we already knew that. … [continued]

Legacy Family TreeAfter a few days of playing around with the new FamilySearch integration in Legacy Family Tree, it suddenly occurred to me that the total number of people I was working my way through was not correct. It said, as it does on the Home screen, 10,827. That’s the total including a disconnected tree. … [continued]

FamilySearchLast night I watched two hours of Geoff Rasmussen explaining the new FamilySearch integration with Legacy Family Tree. … [continued]

Genealogy Research Sites: An Overview

by JL Beeken on 11-11-2007

I would like to thank everyone who’s taken my survey so far.¬† Please keep it coming, those of you who haven’t answered yet.

Someone asked about the best genealogy research sites for the money.

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