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I only have time tonight (it's 11:30 p.m. here in SLC) to post photos with very brief captions: 1) Findmypast has a wall of marriage photos submitted by genealogists. I submitted mine and it is on the front of the wall - I'...
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started the #RootsTech 2016 Conference blog compendium - will keep it updated for awhile - see http://www.geneamusings.com/2016/02/rootstech-2016-conference-blog.html …
This is a blog compendium for RootsTech 2016 related posts. I am trying to capture all of the blog posts about RootsTech 2016 here. If I have not included your blog posts, please let me know in Comments to this post and I w...
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#Geni tells me I'm related to authors Emerson, Hawthorne, Longfellow and Thoreau - who knew!  But am I really? See http://www.geneamusings.com/2016/01/genicom-tells-me-im-related-to-some.html
I was browsing through Geni.com today and decided to look for some famous authors. Here are some of who I found are my relatives: 1) Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) is my 7th cousin 3 times removed: The common ance...
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@Ancestry revised their "People With Hints" screens - see examples at http://www.geneamusings.com/2016/01/ancestrycom-revises-people-with-hints.html …
Ancestry.com has been revising the look and feel of their web pages over the past 12 months, and changes have come to the "People With Hints"(from the home page) or "View All Hints" (from the Family Tree page). 1) Here is ...
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The list of the RootsTech 2016 Streaming Video Class Schedule has been posted on the RootsTech.org website. The home page has a link to "Live Stream Schedule" on the left below the wide photograph: The Streaming Schedule l...
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defined the historical place name vs. current place name problem in Post 1 of a series - see http://www.geneamusings.com/2016/01/standardized-historical-and-current.html
Genea-Musings reader Warren asked a question in an email recently, and I'm sure other readers want to know the answer too. His questions was "Why don't you use historical place names in your Family Tree and blog posts?" Th...
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Finally up-to-date (I think!) on my #RootsTech 2016 blog compendium - see http://www.geneamusings.com/2016/02/rootstech-2016-conference-blog.html
This is a blog compendium for RootsTech 2016 related posts. I am trying to capture all of the blog posts about RootsTech 2016 here. If I have not included your blog posts, please let me know in Comments to this post and I w...
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Saturday Night Genealogy Fun #SNGF is to take your #GenealogySelfie photos and share them (now or on Feb 1) - see http://www.geneamusings.com/2016/01/saturday-night-genealogy-fun-your_30.html
Calling all Genea-Musings Fans: It's Saturday Night again - time for some more Genealogy Fun!! Here is your assignment if you choose to play along (cue the Mission Impossible music): 1) February 1 has been des...
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formulated an elegant (?) solution for historical place names in genealogy software - will they implement it? See http://www.geneamusings.com/2016/01/standardized-historical-and-current_28.html
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#RootsTech 2016 syllabus material is available - to anyone - see "how-to" at http://www.geneamusings.com/2016/01/rootstech-2016-class-syllausi-available.html
The list of the RootsTech 2016 Class Syllabus has been posted on the RootsTech.org website. The home page has a link to "Class Syllabus" on the right below the wide photograph: The Class Syllabus list is at https://www...
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Identified two available options to include historical place names into family tree events in RootsMagic - see http://www.geneamusings.com/2016/01/standardized-historical-and-current_27.html
I wrote Standardized Historical and Current Place Names - Post 1 yesterday, defining the quandary that many researchers have that use genealogy software or online family trees who want to include historical place names in the...
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Really enjoying your posts on this, Randy. Looking forward to part three!
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Reviewed the #RootsTech conference schedule and picked classes that I want to attend - see my list at http://www.geneamusings.com/2016/01/my-rootstech-2016-class-selections.html
One of the reasons that most genealogists have for going to a conference is to attend classes on genealogy and family history topics of interest. There is a registration fee and the genealogist wants to get their money's wor...
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Genealogy evangelist, occasional researcher, fun genea-blogger
Introduction

I am a native San Diegan, a graduate of San Diego State University, a retired aerospace engineer, a genealogist and a family guy. 

Angel Linda and I love to travel to visit friends and relatives, to sightsee, to cruise or to do genealogy. Our travels have taken us all over the USA, to England and Scandinavia.
 
Did I mention that I do genealogy?  Just a bit...almost every day, every week, all year long.
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Genealogy research
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  • Genealogy evangelist
    Chief Genea-Muser, 2006 - present
  • Rohr Inc.(1967-1999)
    Aerodynamics
  • Goodrich (1999-2002)
    Aero-propulsion
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Chula Vista CA
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San Diego CA - San Diego CA - Chula Vista CA
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