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Myrt's Next Hangout  - 
 
REMINDER:
6 July 2016 Hangout
Drew Smith, author of ORGANIZE YOUR GENEALOGY: Strategies & Solutions for Every Researcher

9-10pm Eastern US (New York)
Registration link:
http://hangouts.dearmyrtle.com/ww_organize.html

If you need a time zone converter, this is the one Ol' Myrt uses:http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html
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is this where the Wacky Wednesday hangout is
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Mondays with Myrt
Noon Eastern US
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View this demo to find the answer to Ol' Myrt's question "Is it possible to keep the historical name for a place for some ancestor profiles, or is it necessary to change all to a uniform. modern-day place name?"
 
ARCHIVED: MyHeritage PedigreeMap demo
DearREADERS, Unlike traditional "genealogy-to-map" integration software that provide a static
result, MyHeritage PedigreeMap(tm) is highly interactive. Those lightening-fast computers at MyHeritage.com compare one's online tree to known locations on
Googl...
DearREADERS, Unlike traditional "genealogy-to-map" integration software that provide a static result, MyHeritage PedigreeMap(tm) is highly interactive. Those lightening-fast computers at MyHeritage.com compare one's online tree to known locations on Google Maps providing a zoomable and ...
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REMINDER:
6 July 2016 hangout
ESM QuickLessons - Discussing the works of Elizabeth Shown Mills.
Wednesday, 10am Eastern US (New York)

Register here: 6 July 2016 - QuickLesson 14+
http://hangouts.dearmyrtle.com/esm-quicklesson-14.html

Syllabus:
Elizabeth Shown Mills, “QuickLesson 14: Petitions—What Can We Do with a List of Names?” Evidence Explained: Historical Analysis, Citation and Source Usage (https://www.evidenceexplained.com/content/quicklesson-14-petitions%E2%80%94what-can-we-do-list-names : accessed 30 Sept 2015).
and
Elizabeth Shown Mills, “ 'Printed Primary Sources' and Naive Trust," Evidence Explained: Historical Analysis, Citation and Source Usage (https://www.evidenceexplained.com/quicktips/printed-primary-sources-naive-trust : accessed 30 Sept 2015).
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Hangout with Drew Smith on Organizing Your Genealogy - 5 July
DearREADERS, Cousin Russ and I are pleased to announce WACKY Wednesday , 6 July 2016 will feature genealogist extraordinaire Drew Smith,  as we discuss his new book Organize Your Genealogy: Strategies and Solutions for Every Researcher available in paperbac...
DearREADERS, Cousin Russ and I are pleased to announce WACKY Wednesday, 6 July 2016 will feature genealogist extraordinaire Drew Smith, as we discuss his new book Organize Your Genealogy: Strategies and Solutions for Every Researcher available in paperback, and Kindle format.
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FindMyPast Friday - Canada 1911, British Army Service Records, Royal Air Force Gallantry Awards
NOTE from DearMYRTLE: The following was just received from our friends at FindMyPast.com. Over 8.7 million new records are available to search this Findmypast Friday including the 1911 Canada census, over 1.4 million new additions to our
collection of Brit...
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ARCHIVED: British and Irish Military Records 28 June 2016
DearREADERS, We are particularly fortunate to have Audrey Collins from The National Archives (UK) participating each Tuesday evening on her own time. So Ol' Myrt here wrote via the TNA website under the category "compliments": "Please see that this gets to ...
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Myrt's Next Hangout  - 
 
We're hosting an extra SPECIAL event:

WACKY Wednesday at 2pm Eastern
NOTE this WACKY time.

WACKY Wednesday: MyHeritage's new Pedigree Map
6 July 2016
2-3pm Eastern US (New York)
Registration link:
http://hangouts.dearmyrtle.com/ww---myheritage-pedigree-map.html
 
WACKY Wednesday: MyHeritage's new Pedigree Map
DearREADERS, Great news! With our crazy holiday schedule this coming week, we've added a WACKY Wednesday Special Edition to feature  developer Uri Gonen as he demonstrates the new MyHeritage Pedigree Map(tm) feature . This looks like a fantastic way to shar...
DearREADERS, Great news! With our crazy holiday schedule this coming week, we've added a WACKY Wednesday Special Edition to feature developer Uri Gonen as he demonstrates the new MyHeritage Pedigree Map(tm) feature. This looks like a fantastic way to share our compiled genealogy, ...
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Konica Minolta app scans directly to FamilySearch
NOTE from DearMYRTLE: Thanks to Cousin Russ for spotting this news coming across the wires this week.   Konica Minolta Introduces New bizhub MarketPlace App for Scanning Directly Into FamilySearch   Easily Scan and Upload Precious Life Memories Into Leading...
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Sean Teaford

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A genealogy post that is long overdue… Happy Father’s Day Dad!
This is a long overdue post that I have kept putting off when the thought of writing it has entered my mind over the years. As the most recent urge to record my thoughts coincided with Father’s Day it really was no longer an ...
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Has anyone here read: The Scotch-Irish, A Social History by James G. Leyburn?
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Yes. Own a copy.
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Featuring Drew Smith, author of Organize Your Genealogy: Strategies and Solutions for Every Researcher. Vie AND comment here before, during and after the hangout:
http://hangouts.dearmyrtle.com/ww_organize.html

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REMINDER:
MyHeritage PedigreeMap(tm) hangout
There's still time to register: http://hangouts.dearmyrtle.com/ww---myheritage-pedigree-map.html

We begin in 40 minutes!
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WACKY Wednesday: MyHeritage's new Pedigree Map
DearREADERS, Great news! With our crazy holiday schedule this coming week, we've added a WACKY Wednesday Special Edition to feature  developer Uri Gonen as he demonstrates the new MyHeritage Pedigree Map(tm) feature . This looks like a fantastic way to shar...
DearREADERS, Great news! With our crazy holiday schedule this coming week, we've added a WACKY Wednesday Special Edition to feature developer Uri Gonen as he demonstrates the new MyHeritage Pedigree Map(tm) feature. This looks like a fantastic way to share our compiled genealogy, ...
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Advance notice: July 2016 DearMYRTLE Hangouts
DearREADERS, July will be a wonky month with upcoming vacation plans. Mr. Myrt is taking me for our annual trip to Orcas Island. On the way back we will get to visit with footnoteMaven - yay! Cousin Russ is planning a visit with that new-found elderly cousi...
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ARCHIVED: ESM QuickLesson - 29 June 2016
DearREADERS, We had a different focus this week in our ESM's QuickLessons Study Group. Initially, we spotlight a thread of posts in Elizabeth Shown Mills forum at her website www.EvidenceExplained.com . "The Editor" is very responsive to questions from her ...
DearREADERS, We had a different focus this week in our ESM's QuickLessons Study Group. Initially, we spotlight a thread of posts in Elizabeth Shown Mills forum at her website www.EvidenceExplained.com. "The Editor" is very responsive to questions from her followers. Ol' Myrt here recommends ...
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ARCHIVED: Mondays with Myrt 27 June 2016
DearREADERS, Cousin Russ reported "It appears that Family Search IS back up. But there may be an issue with the Family Search Family Tree " so we did some experimentation. Ol' Myrt is hoping to deal with her "two uncle Jacks." Hopefully merging duplicates w...
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Pat Richley-Erickson
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Myrt's Next Hangout  - 
 
6 July 2016
Looking forward to a visit with Drew Smith, as we discuss his new book Organize Your Genealogy: Strategies and Solutions for Every Researcher available in paperback, and Kindle format.
DearREADERS, Cousin Russ and I are pleased to announce WACKY Wednesday, 6 July 2016 will feature genealogist extraordinaire Drew Smith, as we discuss his new book Organize Your Genealogy: Strategies and Solutions for Every Researcher available in paperback, and Kindle format.
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Georga Foster

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You mentioned a personal research checklist on the 12-30-2015 Research Tools video and I cannot locate it. I thought it was posted on FamilySearch Wiki. Did you have it for sharing?
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FamilySearch posted this notice Friday afternoon:

The FamilySearch website will be undergoing a technical upgrade Monday, June 27th starting at 12:00 am MDT (6:00 am UTC) and may be down for up to 24 hours as we test the system.
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