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Devon Noel Lee
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So what if not everything in #genealogy is online? So much is and that's worth celebrating! #familyhistory
Whenever I hear "Not Everything in Genealogy is Online," when people in family history circles criticize millennials or budding researchers, I want to feel a hefty dose of snarky rising up. "Maybe so, but so much is!" When...
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How to Create a Blog Title Graphics
When a reader asks a blogger a question and a challenge presents a deadline, the stars align so that I can put on my teaching hat (the one I love best to wear). Dana Leeds, The Enthusiastic Genealogy , posed the question "How do you create your blog post gr...
When a reader asks a blogger a question and a challenge presents a deadline, the stars align so that I can put on my teaching hat (the ...
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+Dana Leeds Here's a post answering your specific question. (Finally! :-) )
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Please stop uploading GEDCOM Files to FamilySearch #familytree #familyhistory #tips
Recently and from time to time in the past, I have been questioned about how to upload a GEDCOM file to the FamilySearch.org Family Tree. The requests are always accompanied with statements by the potential contributor about ...
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What unexpected lessons have you learned from #familyhistory? #families #motherhood
Family History, when preserved, has the power to save families. That's the one lesson that family history has taught me that I didn't expect. Since I began sharing and teaching family history publicly, my kids have watched me...
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Thanks +Mary Harrell-Sesniak Glad you liked it
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Scrapbooking Photobook Company Experiment
Ever read a photo book company review and think they are not going in depth enough? They'll tell you the quality is great but not tell you why the said quality was so wonderful. Then you print out a scrapbook and wonder what went wrong? If you said yes, or ...
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So glad my friend's Census "Trick" worked again #genealogy #tips #familyhistory
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Fall in Love with City Directories
Are you a beginner research who wants to take the 'next-step' in researching your family after discovering them in census records?  City Directories are your next stop on the genealogical research journey to fill in the gaps between the census records or to...
Are you a beginner research who wants to take the 'next-step' in researching your family after discovering them in census records? City...
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So excited! Ancestry discovered a great-grandmother's will! This will mentioned a will for her husband. I hope Ancestry has that will as well!!!!
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Lewis's Death Record Finally Rises
Going from an index to an original source often takes a little detective work and a lot of patience. And sometimes, it takes learning the right combination of search terms for the record to finally float to the surface. That's the case for Ludwig Puescker s...
Going from an index to an original source often takes a little detective work and a lot of patience. And sometimes, it takes learning th...
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Thanks +Lilian Magill for the support. It means so much.
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Have I Found Martha's Death Record?
While searching the  Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001  with the search terms "Martha" "Brown", "Franklin County, Ohio" for the death place and "1901" for the death year, I got a hit. I wanted to start doing a genealogy happy dance saying I finally foun...
While searching the Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001 with the search terms "Martha" "Brown", "Franklin County, Ohio" for the deat...
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A Patient Genealogist and Home Educator of 5
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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!
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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Home Educator
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mothering, education, speaking at family history conferences and libraries
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