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What is Family History? (Video)
Budding genealogists and those discovering family history for the first time either have false concepts of this super cool hobby or don't know where to begin. In this new video on the Family History Fanatics YouTube Chanel , I answer the question, " What is...
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Thanks +Jan Ove Askautrud for supporting my video. What topic would you like covered in a future video?
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Quest for Conrad Grener's Death Record
Researching collateral lines is important. My great+ aunt Lizzie Greener is the daughter of my grandfather Joseph Geißler whom I have written about many times. Her husband was Conrad Greener b 1853 d 1905. I had hoped to find a death record for him online t...
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Sources Supply the Story
Thousands of blog posts explain how to write memoirs. The most repeated suggestion offered is to utilize memory triggers when writing life stories. Five resources helped me write my latest book From Metal to Rhinestones: A Quest for the Crown . The sources ...
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Why I Wrote a Pageant Memoir
"I think you should write about how you got started in pageants." That's how the book "From Metal to Rhinestones: A Quest for the Crown " began. My husband loves bragging that I am a former beauty queen. Despite the fact that I am in the throws of motherhoo...
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Modern Genealogy Makes My Heart Sing
Years ago, I traveled to Columbus, Ohio for a week long intense research trip to scan photo collections , meet cousins, photograph gravestones, and search in the Ohio State Archives . One collection that I wanted to research was the naturalization records f...
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I'm finally finished editing my book: From Metal to Rhinestones! Once the cover design is finished, I can celebrate!!! #memoir   #writing   #theendisinsight  
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Dad Would Have Been 70?
Have you ever run into someone you know and haven't seen them in awhile and realize they have aged. You know mentally they have aged, as have you, but in your mind you picture them from the past not the present? Well, this year it hit me full force, my dad ...
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Tracking Down Copyright Release
When your photo collection is from 20 years ago, who owns the copyright? And if you used said photos in pageants for the purpose of promoting yourself, are these images in the public domain? If they are in the public domain, do you actually need to track do...
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The Electrifying Power of Beta Readers
The editing process is taught in school and focuses on using correct punctuation, capitalization, and spelling. In my three previously published books, I was heavily concerned with not making grammatical mistakes. When writing my memoir, "From Metal to Rhin...
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Robert Weds Adeline, A Writing Case Study
Do you feel like you can't write the stories of your ancestors? Well, you need to stop that kind of thinking right now! You can. Let's start with a simple wedding story case study. Let's look at the bare basics of a wedding story I wrote for my 2nd great-gr...
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I Made A Difference For That One
Why did I write my book ? Why do I love teaching at family history conferences ? Why do I share the things I've learned about my family on this blog? Why do I talk non-stop about family history to anyone who would listen? Because my efforts will make a diff...
Why did I write my book? Why do I love teaching at family history conferences? Why do I share the things I've learned about my family on this blog? Why do I talk non-stop about family history to anyone who would listen? Becau...
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Combined Photo Collection Solves Mystery
Sometimes you have photo mysteries, not entirely because your collection isn't labeled but rather your colleciton is a small part of a greater whole. This because evident to me when I attempted to determine who was in a photo with my father when he was a yo...
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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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