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Lake Havasu Genealogical Society
Motto: Friendship and Caring
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Research Logs and To-Do Lists
This month at the Special Interest Group Meeting for both Roots Magic and Family Tree Maker the discussion started with Research Logs and
To-Do Lists. The difference between To-Do Lists and Research Logs is that a To-Do list is a simple list of things you ne...

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Creating an Tree
This week I had the pleasure to help another society member create her first tree on She was adopted and wanted to do a tree on her biological mother's family, since she doesn't know the name of her father, yet! Anyway, I don't use Ancestry as...

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Genealogy Websites
If you are like me, you find that you tend to use the same websites for your genealogy research. I received an email from one of our Society members who too, shares my downfall when researching. She stated that she welcomes ideas about different sites or re...

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Social Media Advice
I just read a blog as part of LinkedIn that is titled “ 7 Worst Advices We Ever Heard About Social Media ” and it struck a chord with me. First of all, I agree that Social media accounts can be a wonderful thing because this is a way your society can stay c...

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Thursday's Treasure - More Treasures from the Archives
by Laurie Scheeler 2nd Vice President

Keyes & Hentz families

On my latest “library” treasure hunt I came across a great collection featuring the Keyes and Hentz families. Unfortunately we found no information about who donated the material or who ...

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Online Learning
Even the most experienced researchers need to continue their learning. We might be strong in one area and weak in another or perhaps we just want a refresher or a different perspective on a research topic. Whatever the reason, we can always find online lear...

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NEW SET OF MAYFLOWER “SILVER” BOOKS donated to the Lake Havasu Genealogical Society

The Lake Havasu Genealogical Society Library accepts a new set of Mayflower Families Through Five Generations volumes, better known as the “silver books,” from the Arizona Mayflower Society. 

Mayflower Society Member, H Allen Nash their new Library Liaison,...

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Saturday Sharing – Digital Copies
Have you every wished you could find that article you read in Family
Tree Magazine, but can’t remember what issue it was in? Do you have stacks of
old magazines that are taking up valuable space in your home? The Genealogical
Library now has back issues of ...

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Saturday Sharing - Fraternal Organizations
This month, the Society’s program was on Fraternal Organizations. Since I had volunteered to do the program, I decided to approach the subject as a researcher. How would I know if my ancestor was a member of a fraternal organization? One way would be by the...

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Saturday Sharing - Using Facebook for Genealogy
This month’s Share Session at the Genealogy Library talked about how to use Facebook for Genealogy. A lot of members had stated that they
don’t use Facebook and they don’t need to know what someone has for their lunch or breakfast. Other’s had mention that ...
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