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What's the best way to find folks willing to review a portion of your Memoir when your family and friends aren't interested?
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Great question. I have already been told I talk too much, so it's unlikely I would find anyone interested in reading my memoir for probably another 50 years :-)
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Creative Way to Encourage Family History in a Ward
Need a creative way to encourage LDS ward and branch members to participate in family history? Create a visual family tree on  bulletin and watch it grow! Read my guest post at Family Locket  for more details.
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Where Would My Time Machine Take Me?
Whenever anyone asks the questions, " If you could go back in time and.. ." my audio memory starts playing the chorus to Cher's song "If I Could Turn Back Time." The song doesn't refer to the kinds of time traveler questions but the song just won't leave my...
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Tombstone Tuesday Tip: Make it Tidy
With lovely weather, we can head out to the cemetery and photograph stones for our own research or as a service to those desperate for the images but live too far away to do it themselves. As we photograph the stones, let's spend a few extra minutes caring ...
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Thanks +Amy Johnson Crow for the support.
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Tombstone Tuesday Tip: Solving Uneven Shadows on Stones
Have you ever had a photo from a cemetery that looks like this? Photo by Devon Lee Louise Gramlich Green Lawn Cemetery Find A Grave Memorial # 75114324 It's a mixture of shadows and bright lights falling unevenly on your stone. Why? Because the stone is sit...
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Educational Opportunity in Houston: 

Saturday Genealogy Seminars

When: Sat. April 23 at 10 am

Topic: Pruning Your Family Tree on Family Search

Location:
Pine Trails Family History Center. 
14404 Kemrock Dr Houston TX 77049

The Family History Center is located off Wallisville Road west of Beltway 8 near North Shore High School.

The center will be open and staffed from 10 am - 12 pm for your genealogy research.

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FamilySearch Family Tree is revolutionizing family history by creating “One Tree” rather than the individual trees presented in nearly every other online genealogy service. As various sources of genealogical information are consolidated into one program, the family tree is in need of pruning to turn it into a flourishing tree. You can prune your tree, and this class will discuss how. 

Come join us for an hour of great genealogical education

For more information or to learn about future Saturday Seminars, email Summerwoodfamilyhistory@gmail.com.
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Venn Diagrams from school days can be useful in #genalogy  . Who knew?
When encountering a family tradition, take each statement suggested by the tradition and put it in one of two categories: probably generated a record; most likely didn't generate a record. “Grandma sold sandwiches to support herself after her first husband accidentally drowned in the 1850s.
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So, I have found an ancestor in the Civil War Draft that's available on Ancestry.com. He didn't seem to have served in the answer may reside in the "Original Enrollment Lists and Correction" for Prairie Township, Franklin County, Ohio. Has anyone ever used this collection before?
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What to do when the story is stuck inside of you?
Image credit: Wesley Frye Have you ever felt stuck when attempting to write your personal history? Have you ever felt you don't have a story to tell? Do you not know where to begin? In my blog post on America's Footprints , I share some suggestions that wil...
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Joseph Geissler: Could There Be More Than The Draft?
In the post   Another Land in Crisis , I share the story of how my German immigrant 3-times great-grandfather Joseph Geißler had come to America potentially to escape the turmoil in Baden following the 1848 German revolution only to have his new country des...
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Educational Opportunity in Houston: 

Saturday Genealogy Seminars

When: Sat. April 23 at 10 am

Topic: Pruning Your Family Tree on Family Search

Location:
Pine Trails Family History Center. 
14404 Kemrock Dr Houston TX 77049

The Family History Center is located off Wallisville Road west of Beltway 8 near North Shore High School.

The center will be open and staffed from 10 am - 12 pm for your genealogy research.

More About the Topic:
#FamilySearch #FamilyTree is revolutionizing family history by creating “One Tree” rather than the individual trees presented in nearly every other online genealogy service. As various sources of genealogical information are consolidated into one program, the family tree is in need of pruning to turn it into a flourishing tree. You can prune your tree, and this class will discuss how. 

Come join us for an hour of great #genealogy #education

For more information or to learn about future Saturday Seminars, email Summerwoodfamilyhistory@gmail.com.
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Education  - 
 
Educational Opportunity in Houston: 

Saturday Genealogy Seminars

When: Sat. April 23 at 10 am

Topic: Pruning Your Family Tree on Family Search

Location:
Pine Trails Family History Center. 
14404 Kemrock Dr Houston TX 77049

The Family History Center is located off Wallisville Road west of Beltway 8 near North Shore High School.

The center will be open and staffed from 10 am - 12 pm for your genealogy research.

More About the Topic:
FamilySearch Family Tree is revolutionizing family history by creating “One Tree” rather than the individual trees presented in nearly every other online genealogy service. As various sources of genealogical information are consolidated into one program, the family tree is in need of pruning to turn it into a flourishing tree. You can prune your tree, and this class will discuss how. 

Come join us for an hour of great genealogical education

For more information or to learn about future Saturday Seminars, email Summerwoodfamilyhistory@gmail.com.
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Home Educator
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mothering, education, speaking at family history conferences and libraries
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A Patient Genealogist and Home Educator of 5
Introduction
Devon Noel Lee, A Patient Genealogist, teaches others to patiently capture and preserve their family history so their families will know their history. 

Devon Noel Lee is  a graduate of Texas A&M University with a degree in business and a minor in journalism. She has over 20 years of experience in genealogical research and has maintained A Patient Genealogist since 2009. Additionally, she has self-published how-to books available through Amazong.com: Power Scrapbooking - Get Caught Up, No Matter Your Scrapbooking Style; Create a Family History Scrapbook Digitally in 12 Simple Steps, and 21st Century Family Historian. 
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I have the best husband and kids! I earned a 1st place trophy in karate in kata at a national tournament. My books have been a Top Five seller on Amazon.com!
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Education
  • Texas A&M University
    Marketing, 1996 - 1999
    Graduated with a business degree in marketing and a minor in journalism.
  • Blinn College
    General Studies, 1994 - 1996
    Graduated with my Associates Degree. Served as color guard co-captain in the fall of 1995. Was a scholarship recipient for oboe and flag twirling throughout 1994. Made the All-State Junior College Band.
  • Kempner High School
    High School, 1994
    Graduated cum laude. Served as color guard co-captain for three years. Played oboe for four.
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