Discussions on getting the most out of the internet for quality genealogical research - search engines, what's new, where to find great resources - your favorite tips and any great treasures you'd like to share
I don't seem to have a huge problem reading early American handwriting, and I always figured it was because I have taught public school, where you really have to be able to read and decipher all manner of strange permutations in writing.I was at the family history library last week, and the man at the microfilm reader next to me asked if I could tell what some writing on his screen said. It was very clear to me, so I told him, and he thanked me. Later, he asked me for help again, and it was the…See More
Since genealogy is 95% about reading original historical documents, we include is a class outline you may use for early American handwriting. The principles apply elsewhere. Word lists for Latin and other languages are cited.See More
"Thanks for this opportunity. After attending the class, I suspect that I may be closer to accreditation than I thought. Now I just have to get all that research organized in a way that will facilitate my application."
"I haven't done any collaborating online, but I have been part of a family wiki that has worked quite well for organizing family activities. I'd be interested in trying a family history wiki.
I understand that eventually newFamilySearch…"
"Hi, Connie. My husband's Woodburys go back through Angus Munn Woodbury, John Taylor Woodbury, Orin Nelson Woodbury, and on to a couple of Jeremiahs, a few Johns, and a William, and Nicholas, so far as I know.
The surnames I'm searching on…"
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